BeCapital, the €150m ($200m) corporate venturing fund of Belgium-based consultants BeCitizen, has taken a minority stake in a biogas company.

BeCapital has invested €11m and subscribed to a further capital injection of €14m next year in Verdesis, which is majority owned by France-based utility EDF Energies Nouvelles.

EDF Energies Nouvelles retain 65.5% of Verdesis, with an undisclosed remainder held by the biogas company’s founder, Xavier Lombard.

Verdesis was founded in 2006 and produces and operates anaerobic digestion and biogas…

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