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Ardent Invest, a family-owned company rooted in a strong international group.

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A family office with almost 30years experience

Ardent Invest is a family office which today is made up of 35+ companies working in 6 different industries in Belgium and the world: Real Estate, Food & Beverages, Media & Marketing, Energy, Hotel and Impact Investment.

Ardent Invest comes from a long family history of passionate entrepreneurs which started in 1992 with Ardent Group. The Liège group decided to broaden their horizons and go digital in 2011, really setting themselves apart from competitors by having strong brands.

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Investment is only the beginning

A real sparring partner, Ardent Invest works with the management so they can make the most of their expertise, entrepreneurial experience, multi-activity vision, extended network and collaborations. Driven by projects and challenges rather than by strict criteria, we support management and offer a hands-on approach.

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Ardent Invest is human investment with a family ethos that is cultivated every day.

Jean-Marie Léonard Shareholder Ardent Invest & Co-founder Ardent Group

A team that listens who fully invests in each project to offer customized support.

Didier Smet Investment Director Ardent Invest

Working with Ardent Invest, means benefiting from expert support from an entrepreneur like you.

Emmanuel Mewissen Shareholder Ardent Invest, Co-founder Ardent Group & G1 CEO

A committed partner coupled with a highly skilled management team

Nicolas Léonard CEO & Shareholder Ardent Invest , CFO & Board member Ardent Group
  1. Passion

    At the source of all our companies, actions and objectives, passion links us and guides us to stretch our limits, together and individually.

  2. Boldness

    As entrepreneurs, we combine everyone’s expertise, vision and initiatives to take your projects to new heights.

  3. Proximity

    Sparring partner for the management and its shares, we are connected to our companies and work side by side.

  4. Agility

    Our diversified investments reflect our curiosity and ability to adapt to the constant evolution of the conditions every company develops under.

An investment strategy for varied industries

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LEDCOM

Professional dynamic signage solutions

  • Media & Marketing

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Belgium

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Media Players

Data analysis and data-driven marketing specializing in sport

  • Media & Marketing

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USA and UK

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Rise

Rise Proptech

Hands-on venture capital fund dedicated to Late-Seed and Series A startups active in the PropTech sector.

  • Real Estate

Start of investment:

Country:

Belgium

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Sopiad

Rating tool of financial assets based on every investor’s specific profile

  • Fintech

Start of investment:

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Belgium

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Tripick

Regional Belgian beers made with passion and know-how

  • Food & Beverages

Start of investment:

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Belgium

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We Invest

Specialists in selling and renting residential properties 

  • Real Estate

Start of investment:

Country:

Belgium

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RevaTis

Specialist laboratory for cell therapy and regenerative veterinary medicine

  • Impact Investment

Start of investment:

Country:

Belgium

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iGravity

Advice and research, investment solutions and companies with social impact

  • Impact Investment

Start of investment:

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Switzerland

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FUELL

Develops and sells electric bikes and motorcycles

  • Impact Investment

Start of investment:

Country:

USA

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Aqua-Spark

Global investment fund in sustainable aquaculture businesses

  • Impact Investment

Start of investment:

Country:

The Netherlands

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Our professional and entrepreneurial expertise

Brought together by their shared values of passion, boldness, proximity and agility, Ardent Invest’s team is made up of a wide range of different people, who are all highly qualified and compliment each other’s skills perfectly.

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Emmanuel Mewissen
Shareholder Ardent Invest, Co-founder Ardent Group & G1 CEO
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Jean-Marie Léonard
Shareholder Ardent Invest & Co-founder
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Nicolas Léonard
CEO & shareholder Ardent Invest, CFO & board member
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Didier Smet
Investment Director
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Charlotte Braillon
Legal Director (IJE)
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Rosanna Monticelli
Rosanna Monticelli
Chief Accountant (ITAA)
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Valentine Criscenzo
Accountant
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Florence Bauwens
Legal Counsel
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Olivier Michiels
Junior Analyst
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