The starting point of Evolem: one entrepreneur
APRIL founded by Bruno Rousset
APRIL initial public offer through minority stake.
EVOLEM founded (acting as a business angel)
Strengthening the investment team,
first industry platforms created
Industrial holding strategy confirmed
Creation of the EVOLEM Citoyen endowment fund
APRIL, EVOLEM’s majority stake, is transferred to CVC Fund VII
Bruno Rousset, founder of the APRIL insurance group, set up EVOLEM in 1997 to help women and men along their entrepreneurial project.
Honorary Chairman and founder of APRIL group
and Chairman of EVOLEM
leader in wholesale brokerage
Our industry platforms
- Specialised nutrition
- Industrial and Environment Monitoring
- Occupational reintegration
- Wood energy
- Recreational motor vehicles
- Toys and recreational activities
- Prevention, Health and Wellness
- Protection of the work site and craftsmen
- Modular structures
- Non destructive testing and metrology
- New sectors
Bruno Rousset, founder of the APRIL insurance group, set up Evolem in 1997 to help women and men along their entrepreneurial journey.
Following the April’s sell-off of the 13th of June 2019, Evolem has acquired new resources with the investment capacity of around € 850m. These funds will be allocated to our 4 major strategic axes : Citoyen, Platform, Start and Real Estate.