Health & Care

Company profile

  • Founded in 2007, Almaviva is a group of 24 private clinics in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Paris region.
  • Strong local presence and excellent reputation in certain surgical fields such as orthopaedics, ophthalmology, cardiology and gastroenterology.
  • 6th largest private clinics group in France

Investment rationale

The health sector is facing some challenges :

  • A market and prices under pressure need consolidation and specialization

  • Fragmented character of the specializations through a large number of small hospitals

  • Increase of aging population and number of chronic diseases, which involves the need for specialized care

  • Important focus on new technologies

Growth strategy

  • Thanks to our financing and external growth strategy, we can play a role in the further consolidation of the private healthcare sector in order to offer patients different specialties within the same group.

  • Attract top physicians and expansion into new specialties

Our partnership visualized

Almaviva Santé

Christophe Van Vaeck, Principal

Christophe Van Vaeck earned his PhD in Biology at the lab of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in 2000.

He then switched to the financial world and worked as a financial analyst Life Sciences at KBC Securities, where he guided the Euronext IPOs of Galapagos, deVGen, Thrombogenics and Ablynx. In 2008, he joined Gimv as senior investment manager.

Christophe is a board member at Almaviva, Multiplicom and AgroSavfe and is actively involved in the Gimv-Agri+ Investment Fund.


+32 3 290 21 38

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen


Christophe Van Vaeck