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The Luxaviation Group, (Luxaviation) with its long-established airlines, such as Abelag, Unijet, LEA, Masterjet, and ExecuJet can count on more than 70 years of expertise and know-how in business and private aviation.

Luxaviation has a versatile fleet of over 200 aircraft and has built a highly respected team of aviation specialists to support the goal of becoming the leading provider at the premium end of the Euro-Asian private aviation sector. Following a series of strategic acquisitions, Luxaviation now has the critical mass required to operate at a higher level of efficiency.

Sonru is a multi-award winning automated online video interview solution for screening candidates, which replaces first round phone and on-site interviews.

The investment by Saphir enabled Sonru to consolidate its position as market leader in the UK and Europe, while strengthening its international capabilities within the core Asia-Pacific region and facilitating further expansion into North America.

As of July 2020, Sonru became part of Modern Hire family.

Molinare is a post-production house based in Soho, London, which provides post-production services for TV Drama, entertainment and factual projects, as well as Feature Film work.

Saphir joined existing investors Next Wave Partners, Steve Milne, Julie Parmenter and the British Film Company. The investment provided Molinare with additional firepower at a time when the post production market presented a number of opportunities.

In July 2015, Next Wave Partners and Saphir Capital Partners performed a follow-on equity financing of the acquisition of Hackenbacker Ltd – one of the industry’s leading audio post-production specialists, followed by the acquisition of VET (now Molinare Hoxton) at the end of the year.

Wine Source is an international fine wine supplier serving top end trade establishments and private collectors, through both its operating business and its fine wine investment fund.

The Group mainly purchases fine wines and rare spirits, directly from Chateaux and vineyards, to answer the specific demands of its clientele (e.g. luxury hotel groups, Michelin star restaurants or high net worth individuals/collectors).

The Wine Source Fund is a regulated European fund licensed by the Malta FSA. The fund invests in Bordeaux Grand Cru, burgundies, rare Tuscans, Piedmont wines or whiskies. The fund is a crucial pillar of the Group in term of financing and sourcing of wine.

Saphir Capital Partners acquired Luxemburgish assets of AB InBev in July 2010, and concluded a partnership agreement for the construction of a new production plant in Luxembourg.

The project consists of two parts: development of new commercial and residential area in the North of Luxembourg, as well as re-development of a historical building of a famous Diekirch brewery site (40,000 sqm).

Started in 1982 the group is based in Les Angles (Gard department, in the vicinity of Avignon) and is a second hand retail business. The group has grown through franchising as well as the establishment of owned shops and is made up of c. 180 outlets in France, Benelux, Spain, Germany and Switzerland.