19 May 2023

ECOV, the new-generation mobility operator which deploys and operates carpooling lines in rural and peri-urban areas, has risen 11.75 m€ with institutional impact investors to consolidate its sobriety economy model, continue its development and make the car a form of public transport.   The funds raised will help to accelerate the mobility transformation for local communities and the State and enable the solidarity and ecology transition outside city-centers with a focus on two main objectives: To accelerate the deployment of carpooling lines to serve citizens in areas where there is not already access to quality public mobility services To strengthen [...]

14 April 2023

NATUREO FINANCE advises Selfee on its 11m€ fundraising with Crédit Agricole Normandie Seine, Everwatt and Crédit Agricole Transitions et Energies. Selfee has raised 11m€ to industrialize its Local Territory Self-consumption solution and invest alongside local partners. Selfee was created in 2017 and has been active since 2019, offering local communities and actors a way to develop renewable energies through public electricity purchasing policies. In Paris and Rouen where Selfee is established, traditional economic models for supplying electricity are being shaken up by the company's innovative Local Territory Self-consumption solution. This solution allows public actors to provision themselves directly via real-time [...]

8 February 2021

Paris, the 8th of February 2021 - In Paris on the 20th of January 2021, NATUREO FINANCE was designated the 2020 award winner in the Investment Banking and Financing category for the energy - infrastructure - transport sectors at the 10th edition of the Finance Leaders Summit organised by the Leaders League group (publisher of the Décideurs magazine). NATUREO FINANCE was competing in the Investment Banking and Financing category for the energy - infrastructure - transport sectors along with the Bank of America, HSBC, Linkers and Société Générale CIB. NATUREO FINANCE has been rewarded for their energy storage and infratech [...]

24 September 2020

By Christophe Rouvière Published in Les Echos September 2020   According to Christophe Rouvière, France has a unique opportunity to regain some of its energetic and industrial sovereignty by developing the hydrogen sector. The crisis owing to coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in an unexpectedly useful outcome for France: the question of the country’s industrial sovereignty has finally been brought forwards. Although the merger between Bombardier and Alstom has been authorised, it is still a long way from being acted, and we mustn’t let it avert attention from the fact that France has now let go of its industries, jobs, savoir-faire, attractiveness, and of course [...]

5 March 2020

FUSIONS & ACQUISITIONS MAGAZINE - JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2020 In the last summer edition of Fusions & Acquisition Magazine, Caroline Mathieu, the General Manager of FBN France reminded us that ‘responsible commitment is at the heart of family-owned business strategies’. « Family-owned businesses make up two thirds of companies worldwide, employ 60% of the active population, and account for 70% of total GDP. » So their shareholders weigh in pretty heavily when it comes to the world economy. We think that the family shareholders of the greatest French and European companies have a historic role to play over the next 5 years, [...]

7 October 2019

PRESS RELEASE Paris, the 7th of October 2019 NATUREO FINANCE APPOINTS A STRATEGIC COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT ITS DEVELOPMENT Natureo Finance founders Christophe ROUVIERE and Eric MISSONIER-ROHART have chosen Catherine ORPHELIN and Didier LE BRET to join them on the strategic committee of the leading independent advisory firm for mergers and acquisitions and fundraising, specialized in the energy and ecology transition sectors. The rich career paths of Catherine ORPHELIN and Didier LE BRET have endowed them with valuable expertise and high-level know-how which is of service to an ambitious development strategy. Their engagement and investment in Natureo Finance, alongside the founders [...]

23 September 2019

PRESS RELEASE Paris, the 23rd of September 2019  NATUREO FINANCE TO EXPAND ITS TEAM WITH THE ARRIVAL OF TWO NEW COLLABORATORS Natureo Finance ( is an independent advisory firm for mergers and acquisitions and fundraising. The firm mainly supports innovative European companies of all sizes, (family businesses, startups and large companies).. The company’s approach is based on its three-tier financial, industrial and sectoral expertise. ITS FIELDS OF INTERVENTION ARE:   Divestiture Acquisitions Fundraising Finance structuring Search for strategic investors Sponsorship for Euronext listing   Romain MERCERET and Ludovic FROMENT have joined Natureo Finance founders Christophe ROUVIERE and Eric MISSONIER-ROHART to [...]

27 March 2019

By Christophe Rouvière | Les The opportunity to create new industrial sectors centered on green technologies depends largely on the proper financing of our industrial start-ups. For term in office after term in office, our political leaders have been calling for reindustrialisation in France, or the investment in public research which is deemed necessary. When doing so, they ought to take a closer look at the actual amount of capital invested in the start-ups which are truly capable of developing new industries. Although large corporations invest massively in research and development, they rarely focus on coming up with [...]

22 February 2019

NATUREO FINANCE, investment banking firm providing advice on mergers & acquisitions, capital raising and private placements in the cleantech sectors, advises ERGOSUP on its €11m fundraising for the production and commercialization of its electrolyzer (february 2019). Created in 2010, ERGOSUP develops hydrogen infrastructures based on its unique and patented technology of direct electrolysis of water under very high pressure. This integrated, competitive and secure system meets the strongly growing need for carbon-free hydrogen, for both “clean mobility” and low-carbon industrial gas applications. Ergosup was awarded the prize for the Global Innovation Competition in 2014, 2015 and 2017, as well as the [...]

1 February 2019

NATUREO FINANCE, investment banking firm providing advice on mergers & acquisitions, capital raising and private placements in the cleantech sectors advises Oxis Energy, a lithium battery specialist, on its fundraising with Safran, Arkema and Aerotec Brasil. Natureo Finance raised £15m in 2012 for Oxis Energy. In 2018, Oxis management team renewed its confidence in Natureo Finance and mandated the team for a new fundraising. With the support of Natureo, the company raised £24m in this new series B. OXIS Energy is developing an innovative Lithium Sulfur battery chemistry that will revolutionize the rechargeable battery market. The company allows a significant [...]

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