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01 THE GROUP

A diversified global technology company

Claranova manages a portfolio of majority interests in digital companies with strong growth potential. 

With average annual growth of more than 40% over the last three years and revenue of €472 million in FY 2020-2021, Claranova has proven its capacity to turn a simple idea into a worldwide success in just a few short years.

Present in more than 15 countries and leveraging the technology expertise of nearly 800 employees across North America and Europe, Claranova is a truly international company, with 95% of its revenue derived from international markets.

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03 OUR APPROACH

A global approach to the world of technology

 

An entrepreneurial vision

Claranova contributes on a day-to-day basis in developing each of its businesses, sets their key strategic priorities and selects experienced management teams to ensure rapid and sustainable value creation.

 

A technological focus

Present in all major technological fields (e-commerce, Internet, software, mobile, IoT), Claranova’s diversified approach to technology represents a source of resilience within a sector undergoing constant transformation.

 

An international dimension

With 95% of its revenue originating from international markets and operations in more than 15 countries, Claranova is a truly international company. Each product is specifically designed from the start for global deployment

 

Our story

2015-2016

Laying the groundwork for creating a global technology leader

With an initial capital investment of less than €20m, Claranova begins its transformation to become a global technology player

2016-2017

New organization, new vision

Claranova returns to growth and finalizes its new organization built around three potential business divisions: PlanetArt, Avanquest and myDevices

2017-2018

A return to profitable growth

Claranova reaches its first major milestone in its transformation by combining, for the first time since the adoption of its new organization, strong and profitable growth momentum

2018-2019

First strategic acquisition

Claranova initiates its external growth strategy by acquiring Canadian companies Lulu Software, Adaware, Upclick to make Avanquest a leader in consumer software publishing

2019-2020

New phase of maturity reached

Claranova exceeds €400m in sales after 5 years of uninterrupted annual growth of nearly 40% per year

2020-2021

Change of dimension confirmed

Claranova finalizes two major strategic transactions: investments by two Anglo-Saxon funds and buying out the remaining minority interests of its Avanquest division

04 OUR EXPERTISE

icone Technological excellence

Claranova’s management teams combine decades of experience in the world of technology, both in large digital companies and in the creation of start-ups and international investments.

icone Skill in execution

Claranova’s success is based on a unique expertise in turning around, creating and developing innovative technology products and services capable of reaching millions of customers.

icone Managing growth

With a fourfold increase in revenue in five years, Claranova has a successful track record of developing in a high-growth environment through both organically and by rapidly integrating new businesses

FY 2020-2021 annual report 

Discover Claranova by consulting our latest FY 2020-2021 annual report (URD)

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05 IN THE NEWS
Communiqué de presse | 4 July 2022
pdfforge GmbH becomes a division of Avanquest Software

Claranova announces the closing of its acquisition of the German software publisher, PDF forge, in accordance with the terms of the agreement of April 2022. The addition of PDF…

Communiqué de presse | 31 May 2022
The Group strengthens its governance to accelerate growth in value
Claranova’s Board of Directors is strengthened by co-opting as directors the CEOs of the PlanetArt and Avanquest divisions

Claranova SE (ISIN: FR0013426004) today announced that Claranova’s Board of Directors has…

Communiqué de presse | 25 May 2022
Kepler Cheuvreux initiates coverage of Claranova
The research firm initiates a Buy rating with a target price of €6.00

Claranova announces the initiation of coverage of its stock by Kepler Cheuvreux, with the publication of a…

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