Brussels, Belgium, December 23, 2022

Merodis, an independent corporate finance advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it successfully ran GIMBER®’s equity raising, whilst securing an additional EUR 5m financing facility. GIMBER®’s Series B financing round was led by Welvaartsfonds and a private HNI, alongside the company’s existing shareholders DLF Venture and Square One Foods whom also participated in this round.

GIMBER®’s ( uniquely branded beverage products alongside its disruptive market commercialisation strategy has turned GIMBER® into a Category Creator. Today, GIMBER® is pleased to have Welvaartsfonds join its pool of investors and plans to use the financing proceeds to accelerate its growth trajectory.

The company’s organic, functional and non-alcoholic products are greatly positioned to cater to what consumers want in terms of healthy and versatile drinks. Having gained an undisputable market leading positioning in its core markets (Belgium, France and the Netherlands) the company is planning to conquer new international markets and expand its product offering.

WF ( is a joint project between the Flemish investment manager PMV and institutional investors (Ethias, AG, Baloise, Allianz, P&V, BNP, KBC and Belfius). Welvaartsfonds aims to support local companies and catalyse the transition towards a more sustainable economy. It currently has EUR 205m under management.

DLF Venture (, is a family-owned investment fund founded in 2016. The fund supports entrepreneurs active in one of its four core sectors: food & beverage, health & care, edtech and innovative retail. Other investments in the F&B sector include, amongst others, Edgard & Cooper, Lyre’s, Nucao and BettaF!sh.

Square One Foods (, is an Austria-based strategic investment fund with a specific focus on the food / beverage and food-tech industry. The fund’s portfolio includes, amongst others, Nucao, Löwenanteil and Frank Juice.

For more information, please contact:

Dirk Marckx, +32 495 38 17 81
Alexandre Tutelaire, +32 472 25 85 34
Sarah Roobaert, +32 497 75 29 08