The following is a selection of recent Manixer investments:
Bellevue Education (Investment exited to GEMS Education, largest K-12 education company worldwide, July 2018): Bellevue Education owns and operates thirteen private schools in the United Kingdom and Switzerland including most of the associated property. Each Bellevue school is run independently but shares the same values and commitment to excellence in education.
New College of the Humanities: Launched in 2012 New College of the Humanities is a first-class independent college based on the Ivy League model of education. NCH offers a unique, liberal arts-inspired curriculum taught by inspirational academics who are enthusiastic about teaching. The college is centrally located in Bloomsbury, London’s university district, and students have access to many of the resources of the University of London. Marwan Naja is a board member.
Lavorent: Founded in 1980, Lavorent, is Switzerland's largest provider of laundry facilities management for the real estate sector. Lavorent owns and operates approximately 10,000 washing machines and dryers installed in commercial and residential buildings across the French speaking part of Switzerland. The company prides itself on providing an excellent service for landlords and end users.
Orbitera (Investment exited to Google LLC, August 2016): Orbitera was founded by Firas Bushnaq, a serial entrepreneur, and Brian Singer, an enterprise software product leader, and focuses on cloud commerce. The Orbitera Marketplace Platform enables multi-channel software delivery and commerce on cloud platforms. Orbitera helps software vendors, service providers, system integrators and channel organizations sell and distribute cloud-ready solutions and services.
Alpine Lodge: Alpine Lodge is a 3 star plus hotel located in the exclusive area of Gstaad - Saanen, Switzerland that offers highly personalized and attentive service to its guests. It is made up of 2 chalets, has 30 rooms, 2 restaurants, 2 swimming pools and an Alpine Spa. Given its focus on excellence and quality, it has a very good reputation among its clients and in the region.
Huus Hotel Gstaad: Opening in November 2016, Huus Gstaad will be an adventure focused 4 star hotel in the exclusive town of Gstaad, Switzerland. It will be the largest hotel in the area with 128 rooms, 8 suites, a fully equipped gym and Spa and 6 conference rooms. With the opening of Huus Gstaad and the already operating Alpine Lodge it will become the largest hotel group in the region.
Goodwall: Goodwall is the leading global social network for high-school students aspiring to be the best they possibly can. Today, more than a million students around the world use Goodwall to showcase their academic and extracurricular achievements to get recognized by universities, win scholarships, discover enriching opportunities and connect with other incredible students around the world.