Avantium is a leading technology company that is active in the chemical and cleantech industry. The company develops and markets YXY - the brand name for making green building blocks for the production of materials and fuels - that can compete based on price and performance. Avantium also provides R&D services and systems to leading companies in the energy and chemical industry, that are focused on the development of new catalytic processes. The customers of Avantium's R&D services and systems include global companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Sasol.
Since 2009, Navitas Capital has participated in Avantium as a private party. Navitas has demonstrated its commitment as a shareholder by investing additionally during the initial public offering of Avantium in March 2017.