Established in 2009, Mérieux Developpement invests in growth equity and venture capital within the healthcare and nutrition sectors.
Initial Commitment (06/30/2019) € 75 M
Capital Invested (06/30/2019) € 58 M
Sienna Capital Remaining Commitment (06/30/2019) € 17 M
4 % Share in Sienna Capital’s portfolio (06/30/2019)
Business area
Registered office
Lyon, France

Mérieux Développement works alongside entrepreneurs whose products and services can bring genuine advances to the health of patients and consumers worldwide. Merieux Developpement is the investment arm of Institut Mérieux, which employs 15,000 people worldwide and generated revenues in excess of USD 3 billion in 2017.

Stake value (06/30/2019) € 60 M
Distribution received to date (06/30/2019) € 3 M
Investment case

In 2014, Sienna Capital committed an amount of EUR 75 million dedicated to the two funds managed by Mérieux Equity Partners, Mérieux Participations and Mérieux Participations 2.

Sienna Capital benefits from certain favourable financial terms for its support of Mérieux Participations I and Mérieux Participations 2.