VisVires New Protein Master Fund


Last updated 8 January 2022, by Impactyield.

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Fund geography

Global (48)

VisVires New Protein (VVNP) invests in new technologies applied to life sciences that provides solutions to address the challenges facing the food and feed industries:

- Misallocation and depletion of agricultural & environmental resources and long-term yield limitations;

- Food has inadvertently become part of the health problem;

- Multi-dimensional shift in consumer expectations exerting enormous pressure on the entire value-chain.

Financial description


6 years

of track record


the year funded

60,000,000 USD


Asset manager



Headquarters location:

SDG goals

SDG targets

Encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices and sustainability reporting

Universal access to safe and nutritious food

Sustainable food production and resilient agricultural practices

Expand and upgrade energy services for developing countries

Upgrade all industries and infrastructures for sustainability

Impact Category

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Clermount

Product track record: Fund has 6 years of track record

Target IRR: 20%

Committed Capital: 22,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return

Fund domicile:

Product status:


Inception year: 2017

Vintage year: 2017

Target region:

Target close date: 01/03/2018

Product term: 8

Assets under management: 60,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Investment size: Min: 1,000,000; Max: 3,000,000; Avg: 2,000,000

Co-investment policy: ,

Currency of investments:

Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 2

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 2.5%

Carried interest: 20%

Hurdle rate: 8%%

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Development Finance Institution (DFI), Endowments/Foundations, Family Office, Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: 33662907411.00

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Denis Viennot

Managing Director

Driss Sefrioui

Managing Director

Matthieu Vermersch

Managing Partner

Impact Performance


Impact thesis

- Food availability: tons of sustainable proteins produced
- Sustainability of resources: tons of food waste avoided
- Human health : millions of healthier lives
- Environmental impact: tons of CO2E emissions avoided

Impact Management


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