France Brevets Overview

  • Type
  • Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • Founded
  • 2011
  • Professionals
  • 5

France Brevets General Information


France Brevets (FB) is a sovereign wealth fund based in Paris, France. Established in 2011, the firm is an investment fund fully dedicated to patent promotion and monetization in Europe and was funded with €100mn (50% by Caisse des Dépôts and 50% by the French State via the Program of Investments for the Future – PIA). It deploys a broad array of legal, financial, technical and commercial resources, leverages its resources and network of experts, working for the purpose of monetizing patents or acquiring patent rights for innovative ecosystems to secure rights protecting freedom to operate. It provides financial and strategic support to help entities to build valuable patent portfolios, reflecting their commitment to innovation. It operates as a subsidiary of Caisse des Depots Group. The assets of the firm are managed by the executive management team.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Sovereign Wealth Fund
Primary Contact
0000-00000000 00000
Chief Financial Officer
Primary Office
  • 12 rue d'Athènes
  • 75009 Paris
  • France
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France Brevets Commitment Analytics

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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

France Brevets Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
  • Target Fixed Income:
    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

France Brevets Team (5)

Name Title Office
Didier Patry Chief Executive Officer & General Manager Paris, France
Jean-Philippe Codet Chief Financial Officer Paris, France
Agnès Begouin-Grenard General Secretary Paris, France
Vincent Puyplat Vice President Paris, France
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