Paris, France – July 15, 2015
aveni S.A., the developer and manufacturer of market disrupting wet deposition technologies and chemistries for 2D interconnects and 3D TSV packaging, today announced it has completed a $13.5 million capital raise from a semiconductor chipmaker, ALIAD (the venture capital arm of Air Liquid) and existing investors. WCPAelios acted as the exclusive financial advisers for aveni S.A. WCPAelios is a joint venture formed between Woodside Capital Partners in Palo Alto, California and Aelios Finance in Paris, France.
“Strategic investments by a semiconductor chipmaker and leading electronics chemical company, benefits all three companies as the aveni technology is set to rapidly scale into production with leading semiconductor fabs worldwide,” said Bruno Morel, CEO of Aveni. “The aveni technology offers high yield, and peerless economics, not only for existing semiconductor production nodes, but also all planned future production nodes. Additionally Aveni is in the process of developing solutions that disruptively impact other semiconductor and electronics markets.”
About ALIAD The equity stakes taken by ALIAD support the growth of innovative companies and encourages the setting up of business agreements with the Group’s other entities. ALIAD targets four sectors of investment related to important social changes and the challenges of both today and tomorrow Energy transition, Management of natural resources and environment, Healthcare technologies, Digital technologies, electronics and IT. For more information, visit https://www.airliquide.com/group/air-liquide-venture-capital
About aveni® S.A. aveni is the leading developer and supplier of electrografting chemistries and processes for the semiconductor and electronics industry. Headquartered in Paris the company has a worldwide reputation for the provision of transformative chemistries and processes coupled with the technology transfer capability to enable the smooth transition of its solutions into production. For more information, visit http://www.aveni.com/
About WCPAelios WCPAelios is a joint venture formed between Woodside Capital Partners in Palo Alto, California and Aelios Finance in Paris, France. WCPAelios connects French growth stage technology companies with financial and strategic buyers from the global technology industry. Through its parent companies, WCPAelios is a member of M&A International which is composed of 46 member firms throughout the world. The member firms have the experience, industry knowledge and deep access to the corporate segment within their markets. Through M&A International, WCPAelios can provide its clients with international coverage and access to global strategic players.