1998 - Quest for Growth was founded on June 9, 1998 and quoted on the Brussels Stock Exchange since September 23, 1998.
2000 - Net profit of more than € 56 million in fiscal year 1999/2000. Quest for Growth paid a dividend to ordinary shareholders of €13.80 per share gross, €13.60 per share net.
2005 - Capital increased by € 32 m through the conversion of warrants. The fiscal year end was changed to December 31st.
2006 – IPOs of Quest for Growth’s portfolio companies Omrix, Wilex and Metris contributed to a strong year and a dividend payment of € 1.94 per ordinary share (net: € 1.93 per ordinary share).
2007 - Capital increase with 2,330,182 new ordinary shares issued at € 8.50 per ordinary share.
2009 – IPO of portfolio company Movetis.
2010 - Quest for Growth commitment to invest € 15 million in Capricorn Health-tech Fund.
2012 - Capricorn Ventures Partners became the asset manager of Quest for Growth after the merger with Quest Management. The board of directors of Quest for Growth appointed Antoon De Proft as its new chairman.
2012 - Capricorn Venture Partners, Quest for Growth and ARKimedes‐Fund II launched the Capricorn ICT Arkiv.
2013 – All losses recorded during the financial crisis in 2008 have been recovered and Quest for Growth resumed paying dividends.
2014 – Portfolio company Clear2Pay sold to FIS Global, which had a positive impact of almost € 5 m on the net asset value of Quest for Growth.
2015 – Second highest net profit in history of € 37.9 million leading to a dividend of € 2.73 per ordinary share (net: € 2.70 per share), thanks to good results in the quoted portfolio and successful exits from Prosonix, Cartagenia and Kiadis.
2016 - Quest for Growth issued in total 3,626,019 new shares and raised an amount of € 25,382,133
2016 - The board of directors of Quest for Growth committed € 15 million to the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund (CSCF).