bq is a leading European company dedicated to the design, manufacturing and marketing of multimedia devices (smartphones, tablets and e-readers), 3D printers and educational robotics.

In terms of market share, bq is the second player in the Spanish SIM-free smartphones market and the third one in the tablets market.


Capital increase in November 2014 to fund the company’s expansion plan in exchange for a minority stake.


bq has a rapid-growth plan based on internationalization. Currently bq is present in Spain and Portugal and has just opened in Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland and Sweden. In the next two years, the company expects to introduce its products in the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Middle East.

Sector Technological
Type Growth
Date of Investment November 2014
Situation In Portfolio
Fund Diana Capital II, F.C.R.