The cleantech sector in France has seen €1.22bn committed by private equity and venture capital firms, invested across 92 deals, according to the Commission Climat barometer published by French trade body France Invest, in collaboration with GreenUnivers and EY.
One Peak Partners and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital invested €22m in Quentic in 2017
Sale ends a two-year holding period for Charme, which acquired the company via its third fund
GP provides equity to support the acquisition of the US-based telecommunications firm
Simon Pilcher will be responsible for overseeing the investment strategy governing the scheme's £64bn in assets