History

  • 03 2018 -

    Eurazeo announces a strengthened governance

    Eurazeo will change the roles and composition of its various decision-making bodies: the Executive Board, the Executive Committee and the Investment Committees. These changes will serve to accompany the company’s growth, the diversification of its business lines and geographies, and the major strategic developments initiated in 2017 through the partnership agreement forged with the investment company Rhône and the acquisition of the fund management company Idinvest.

    Eurazeo will change the roles and composition of its various decision-making bodies: the Executive Board, the Executive Committee and the Investment Committees. These changes will serve to accompany the company’s growth, the diversification of its business lines and geographies, and the major strategic developments initiated in 2017 through the partnership agreement forged with the investment company Rhône and the acquisition of the fund management company Idinvest.

  • 03 2018 -

    Eurazeo announces the success of the sale of its entire stake in Accor

    Eurazeo realized a gross multiple of 2.0x its initial May 2008 investment, taking into account the sale
    of Edenred in March 2013.

    Eurazeo realized a gross multiple of 2.0x its initial May 2008 investment, taking into account the sale
    of Edenred in March 2013.

  • 02 2018 -

    Idinvest and Eurazeo join forces

    Eurazeo and Idinvest Partners (“Idinvest”) have announced the conclusion of a firm agreement that will create a private equity leader, with over €15 billion under management and serving the growth needs of companies in Europe and North America.

    Eurazeo and Idinvest Partners (“Idinvest”) have announced the conclusion of a firm agreement that will create a private equity leader, with over €15 billion under management and serving the growth needs of companies in Europe and North America.

  • 01 2018 -

    Eurazeo invests in ContentSquare

    Eurazeo has announced its acquisition of a minority stake in ContentSquare through its Eurazeo
    Croissance division. ContentSquare is a leader in web and mobile customer experience analytics in
    SaaS mode.

    Eurazeo has announced its acquisition of a minority stake in ContentSquare through its Eurazeo
    Croissance division. ContentSquare is a leader in web and mobile customer experience analytics in
    SaaS mode.

  • 01 2018 -

    Eurazeo Patrimoine announces the acquisition of C2S Group

    Eurazeo Patrimoine, the Eurazeo division specializing in investments in tangible assets, is pleased
    to announce the acquisition of C2S Group from Bridgepoint. The investment company will invest c.
    €100 million to become the group’s majority shareholder, alongside management and medical
    practitioners

    Eurazeo Patrimoine, the Eurazeo division specializing in investments in tangible assets, is pleased
    to announce the acquisition of C2S Group from Bridgepoint. The investment company will invest c.
    €100 million to become the group’s majority shareholder, alongside management and medical
    practitioners

  • 12 2017 -

    Eurazeo and Primavera Capital Group complete acquisition of WorldStrides

    Eurazeo in partnership with Primavera Capital Group, a major China-based investment firm, has announced the completion of the acquisition of WorldStrides, a premier experiential education provider serving students of all ages.

    Eurazeo in partnership with Primavera Capital Group, a major China-based investment firm, has announced the completion of the acquisition of WorldStrides, a premier experiential education provider serving students of all ages.

  • 11 2017 -

    Eurazeo completes majority investment in NEST Fragrances

    Eurazeo is pleased to announce a majority investment in NEST Fragrances in partnership with Founder and Executive Chairman Laura Slatkin. This marks the debut investment for Eurazeo Brands, the firm’s fifth investment division launched in May 2017 to invest in consumer and retail brands with global growth potential.

    Eurazeo is pleased to announce a majority investment in NEST Fragrances in partnership with Founder and Executive Chairman Laura Slatkin. This marks the debut investment for Eurazeo Brands, the firm’s fifth investment division launched in May 2017 to invest in consumer and retail brands with global growth potential.

  • 11 2017 -

    Eurazeo and Rhône to form strategic partnership

    Eurazeo, and Rhône, a leading international private equity firm based in New York and London, today announce a strategic partnership. Eurazeo will acquire a 30% interest in Rhône.

    Eurazeo, and Rhône, a leading international private equity firm based in New York and London, today announce a strategic partnership. Eurazeo will acquire a 30% interest in Rhône.

  • 10 2017 -

    Eurazeo sells its stake in ANF Immobilier

    Eurazeo announces the completion of the sale of Eurazeo’s majority stake in ANF Immobilier. As a long-term responsible shareholder, Eurazeo is proud to have accompanied ANF Immobilier’s development for 13 years. With this support, ANF Immobilier successfully restructured its historical assets in Marseille and Lyon.

    Eurazeo announces the completion of the sale of Eurazeo’s majority stake in ANF Immobilier. As a long-term responsible shareholder, Eurazeo is proud to have accompanied ANF Immobilier’s development for 13 years. With this support, ANF Immobilier successfully restructured its historical assets in Marseille and Lyon.

  • 07 2017 -

    Investment in Iberchem

    Iberchem is a global producer of fragrances and flavors addressing national and regional brands in emerging markets, for an enterprise value of €405 million. Eurazeo invest c. €270 million to become the majority shareholder (c. 70%) alongside the existing management team.

    Iberchem is a global producer of fragrances and flavors addressing national and regional brands in emerging markets, for an enterprise value of €405 million. Eurazeo invest c. €270 million to become the majority shareholder (c. 70%) alongside the existing management team.

  • 06 2017 -

    The Decaux family is taking 15.4% stake in Eurazeo’s capital

    This transaction underlines the attractiveness of Eurazeo, at a time when the company has accelerated its strategic development through a number of significant initiatives, notably in international markets.

    This transaction underlines the attractiveness of Eurazeo, at a time when the company has accelerated its strategic development through a number of significant initiatives, notably in international markets.

  • 05 2017 -

    Eurazeo launches a fifth investment division : Eurazeo Brands

    Eurazeo Brands is a new division to invest in U.S. and European consumer brands with global growth potential.

    Eurazeo Brands is a new division to invest in U.S. and European consumer brands with global growth potential.

  • 05 2017 -

    First investment in the United States : acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions

    Eurazeo acquires DWS, an integrated platform of branded marketplaces and digital marketing solutions for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries.

    Eurazeo acquires DWS, an integrated platform of branded marketplaces and digital marketing solutions for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries.

  • 05 2017 -

    Future french confectionery and chocolate champion

    CPK Group, future french confectionery and chocolate champion, created by Eurazeo, from a portfolio of iconic European brands, including Carambar, Poulain, Krema, La Pie Qui Chante and Terry’s, as well as the Pastilles Vichy, Rochers Suchard and Malabar bubble gum licenses.

    CPK Group, future french confectionery and chocolate champion, created by Eurazeo, from a portfolio of iconic European brands, including Carambar, Poulain, Krema, La Pie Qui Chante and Terry’s, as well as the Pastilles Vichy, Rochers Suchard and Malabar bubble gum licenses.

  • 09 2016 -

    Sale of Foncia

    Under the impetus of Eurazeo and Bridgepoint, Foncia has radically transformed, becoming the reference in real estate services in terms of service quality, client satisfaction and innovation.

    Under the impetus of Eurazeo and Bridgepoint, Foncia has radically transformed, becoming the reference in real estate services in terms of service quality, client satisfaction and innovation.

  • 09 2016 -

    Eurazeo established in the United States

    Comprising of a seven-person team, the New York office is led by Virginie Morgon, Deputy CEO of Eurazeo and President and CEO of Eurazeo North America.

    Comprising of a seven-person team, the New York office is led by Virginie Morgon, Deputy CEO of Eurazeo and President and CEO of Eurazeo North America.

  • 07 2016 -

    Creation of Grape Hospitality and acquisition of an 85-hotel portfolio in Europe

    The portfolio was acquired from AccorHotels and various real estate investors

    The portfolio was acquired from AccorHotels and various real estate investors

  • 06 2016 -

    Eurazeo invests in the swiss hotel management schools Glion & Les Roches

    Glion Institute of Higher Education (“Glion”) and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management (“Les Roches”) are private Swiss institutions offering training programs in the wider field of hospitality and luxury-related industries.

    Glion Institute of Higher Education (“Glion”) and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management (“Les Roches”) are private Swiss institutions offering training programs in the wider field of hospitality and luxury-related industries.

  • 05 2016 -

    Eurazeo joins the Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120 Index

    The Eurazeo share’s has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe and it will join the Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120.

    The Eurazeo share’s has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe and it will join the Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120.

  • 05 2016 -

    Eurazeo invests in the luxury goods marketplace Farfetch

    Farfetch is an online shopping platform connecting brands and multi-brand boutiques with customers in nearly 190 countries.

    Farfetch is an online shopping platform connecting brands and multi-brand boutiques with customers in nearly 190 countries.

  • 04 2016 -

    Eurazeo invests in Novacap, a leading global pharmacentical and chemicals company

    Novacap is an international group that produces and distributes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and essential chemicals products that are used in everyday applications such as aspirin and paracetamol.

    Novacap is an international group that produces and distributes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and essential chemicals products that are used in everyday applications such as aspirin and paracetamol.

  • 03 2016 -

    Eurazeo invests in Les Petits Chaperons Rouges

    Les Petits Chaperons Rouges is a pioneer in employer-sponsored nurseries and is now the number 2 private player in the French nursery market, offering clients its network of nearly 850 establishments.

    Les Petits Chaperons Rouges is a pioneer in employer-sponsored nurseries and is now the number 2 private player in the French nursery market, offering clients its network of nearly 850 establishments.

  • 03 2016 -

    Eurazeo invests in world-class swiss hospitality management schools Glion & Les Roches

    Glion & Les Roches are private Swiss institutions offering undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs in the wider field of hospitality and luxury-related industries.

    Glion & Les Roches are private Swiss institutions offering undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs in the wider field of hospitality and luxury-related industries.

  • 01 2016 -

    Eurazeo patrimoine in exclusive negotiations to acquire a portfolio of 85 hotels and create a dedicated hotel platform

  • 11 2015 -

    Eurazeo invests €300M in Fintrax

    Fintrax is one of the world’s leading providers of Tax Free Shopping (“TFS”) and Dynamic Currency Conversion (“DCC”) services.

    Fintrax is one of the world’s leading providers of Tax Free Shopping (“TFS”) and Dynamic Currency Conversion (“DCC”) services.

  • 10 2015 -

    Eurazeo invests in Capzanine

    Capzanine is an independent investment fund and a pioneer in combined equity and private debt investments.

    Capzanine is an independent investment fund and a pioneer in combined equity and private debt investments.

  • 10 2015 -

    Opening of an office in Brazil

     

    Eurazeo has opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Following the example of its Shanghai office, this local presence will serve as a platform for Eurazeo to step up the deployment of its investments in Brazil and extend its network of strategic partners in the region.

     

    Eurazeo has opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Following the example of its Shanghai office, this local presence will serve as a platform for Eurazeo to step up the deployment of its investments in Brazil and extend its network of strategic partners in the region.

  • 09 2015 -

    Eurazeo Croissance Makes third La French Tech investment and takes stake in PeopleDoc

    PeopleDoc is a leading provider of cloud-based HR delivery systems in Europe and the United States

    PeopleDoc is a leading provider of cloud-based HR delivery systems in Europe and the United States

  • 09 2015 -

    Eurazeo Croissance invests in Vestiaire Collective, the leader in pre-owned luxury goods and fashion

  • 07 2015 -

    Eurazeo Croissance invests in Prêt d'Union, the french leader in peer-to-peer lending

  • 06 2015 -

    Europcar's successful IPO

    Following the transaction, Eurazeo will remain Europcar’s main shareholder.

    Following the transaction, Eurazeo will remain Europcar’s main shareholder.

  • 06 2015 -

    Eurazeo invests in IM Square

    IM Square is Europe’s leading investment and development platform dedicated to asset management.

    IM Square is Europe’s leading investment and development platform dedicated to asset management.

  • 04 2015 -

    Eurazeo invests in InVivo NSA

    InVivo NSA ranks among the world leaders in the animal nutrition and health sector.

    InVivo NSA ranks among the world leaders in the animal nutrition and health sector.

  • 02 2015 -

    Elis' IPO

    IPO paves the way for Elis to accelerate its development

    IPO paves the way for Elis to accelerate its development

  • 07 2014 -

    Eurazeo invests in Desigual

    Desigual designs and distributes clothing and accessories for women, men and children.

    Desigual designs and distributes clothing and accessories for women, men and children.

  • 01 2014 -

    Eurazeo invests in Asmodee, the games publisher and distributor

    Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor with operations located in Europe, North America, and China.

    Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor with operations located in Europe, North America, and China.

  • 12 2013 -

    Acquisition of Atmosfera by Elis

  • 12 2013 -

    Buyback of 5.1% of Eurazeo's share capital and capital reduction

  • 12 2013 -

    Moncler's IPO steps up the pace of the company's transformation

  • 12 2013 -

    Renewal of the terms of office of Executive Board Members

  • 11 2013 -

    Entry into exclusive discussions to acquire Asmodee

  • 09 2013 -

    Appointment of a CSR Director in Eurazeo

    Eurazeo steps up the deployment of its CSR policy with the appointment of a CSR Director

    Eurazeo steps up the deployment of its CSR policy with the appointment of a CSR Director

  • 08 2013 -

    Partial sale of Rexel shares

  • 06 2013 -

    Eurazeo PME acquires Péters Surgical

    Eurazeo PME acquires Péters Surgical, the world’s 4th-largest surgical suture specialist

    Eurazeo PME acquires Péters Surgical, the world’s 4th-largest surgical suture specialist

  • 06 2013 -

    Eurazeo Croissance acquires IES

    Eurazeo Croissance acquires IES, a pioneer in electric vehicle 

    Eurazeo Croissance acquires IES, a pioneer in electric vehicle 

  • 06 2013 -

    Partial sale of Rexel shares

  • 04 2013 -

    Early redemption of Danone exchangeable bonds

  • 03 2013 -

    Sale of Edenred shares

    Eurazeo successfully completes the sales of it entire stake in Edenred

    Eurazeo successfully completes the sales of it entire stake in Edenred

  • 02 2013 -

    Partial sale of Rexel shares

  • 12 2012 -

    Eurazeo has a new organization

    Eurazeo has stepped up its growth drive and set up a tailored organization to support it based on four investment drivers and four dedicated teams: Eurazeo Capital, Eurazeo Patrimoine, Eurazeo Croissance and Eurazeo PME. 

    Eurazeo has stepped up its growth drive and set up a tailored organization to support it based on four investment drivers and four dedicated teams: Eurazeo Capital, Eurazeo Patrimoine, Eurazeo Croissance and Eurazeo PME. 

  • 10 2012 -

    Transparency Grand Prize for Eurazeo

    Distinguished from among the 170 largest French companies, Eurazeo was awarded the 2012 Transparency Grand Prize for the Financial Companies sector. The prize confirms Eurazeo as one of the leading companies in the area of regulated information transparency, thus crowning the efforts made over several years. 

    Distinguished from among the 170 largest French companies, Eurazeo was awarded the 2012 Transparency Grand Prize for the Financial Companies sector. The prize confirms Eurazeo as one of the leading companies in the area of regulated information transparency, thus crowning the efforts made over several years. 

  • 06 2012 -

    Corporate Responsibility: a Charter and an approach

    Eurazeo has published its Corporate Social Responsibility Charter and implemented its Eurazeo Together CSR initiative, a joint framework serving both the investor and its companies.

    Eurazeo has published its Corporate Social Responsibility Charter and implemented its Eurazeo Together CSR initiative, a joint framework serving both the investor and its companies.

  • 12 2011 -

    Signature of the PRI

    Eurazeo signed the UN’s “Principles for Responsible Investment” and confirms its commitment to include non-financial criteria in its management and investment strategy.

    Eurazeo signed the UN’s “Principles for Responsible Investment” and confirms its commitment to include non-financial criteria in its management and investment strategy.

  • 11 2011 -

    Partnership with the G20 YES

    Eurazeo has associated itself with the G20 YES, an international summit organized alongside the G20, which promotes entrepreneurship and growth, economic competitiveness and the creation of value worldwide.

    Eurazeo has associated itself with the G20 YES, an international summit organized alongside the G20, which promotes entrepreneurship and growth, economic competitiveness and the creation of value worldwide.

  • 10 2011 -

    Partnership with the Women’s Forum

    Eurazeo has been a partner of the Women’s Forum since 2008 and supports the Rising Talents program which aims to identify women who have the potential to become leading figures in tomorrow’s world.

    Eurazeo has been a partner of the Women’s Forum since 2008 and supports the Rising Talents program which aims to identify women who have the potential to become leading figures in tomorrow’s world.

  • 10 2011 -

    Acquisition of 3S Photonics

    Eurazeo acquired 3S Photonics, the French leader in lasers and optoelectronic components.

    Eurazeo acquired 3S Photonics, the French leader in lasers and optoelectronic components.

  • 10 2011 -

    Acquisition of Moncler

    Eurazeo acquired a 45% stake in Moncler. Its equity investment, after syndication to private and institutional investors, amounted to 301 million euros.

    Eurazeo acquired a 45% stake in Moncler. Its equity investment, after syndication to private and institutional investors, amounted to 301 million euros.

  • 08 2011 -

    Sale of LT Participations (IPSOS)

    Eurazeo sold all its shares in LT Participations and realized approximately a 10% internal rate of return and a multiple of nearly 3 times its initial investment.

    Eurazeo sold all its shares in LT Participations and realized approximately a 10% internal rate of return and a multiple of nearly 3 times its initial investment.

  • 07 2011 -

    Sale of DNCA Finance

    Gruppo Banca Leonardo sold its asset management business, DNCA. This divestiture generated the distribution of cash to Eurazeo amounting to 41 million euros.

    Gruppo Banca Leonardo sold its asset management business, DNCA. This divestiture generated the distribution of cash to Eurazeo amounting to 41 million euros.

  • 07 2011 -

    Acquisition of Foncia

    Eurazeo acquired Foncia from BPCE in a 50% joint venture with Bridgepoint.

    Eurazeo acquired Foncia from BPCE in a 50% joint venture with Bridgepoint.

  • 06 2011 -

    Acquisition of OFI Private Equity

    Eurazeo initially acquired 75% of OFI Private Equity, then launched a public exchange offer on all outstanding shares and proceeded with the delisting of the company.

    Eurazeo initially acquired 75% of OFI Private Equity, then launched a public exchange offer on all outstanding shares and proceeded with the delisting of the company.

  • 09 2010 -

    Sale of B&B Hotels

    In late September 2010, Eurazeo announced the effective sale of B&B Hotels to the Carlyle investment fund. Eurazeo’s net income from the sale amounted to 184 million euros, while the company value was approximately 480 million euros.

    In late September 2010, Eurazeo announced the effective sale of B&B Hotels to the Carlyle investment fund. Eurazeo’s net income from the sale amounted to 184 million euros, while the company value was approximately 480 million euros.

  • 04 2010 -

    Launch of Eurazeo Croissance

    The launch of Eurazeo Croissance, with an initial investment in Fonroche. Eurazeo Croissance is a new axis of Eurazeo’s development which participates in the development of small and medium sized French companies with high potential which need capital to accelerate their growth.

    The launch of Eurazeo Croissance, with an initial investment in Fonroche. Eurazeo Croissance is a new axis of Eurazeo’s development which participates in the development of small and medium sized French companies with high potential which need capital to accelerate their growth.

  • 12 2009 -

    New disposals

    Establishment of an optimized divestiture program for all available Danone shares held. Disposal of 3.9% stake in ANF, bringing Eurazeo below the 60% holding threshold and enabling ANF to comply with regulations for French SIIC-type REITs.

    Establishment of an optimized divestiture program for all available Danone shares held. Disposal of 3.9% stake in ANF, bringing Eurazeo below the 60% holding threshold and enabling ANF to comply with regulations for French SIIC-type REITs.

  • 05 2009 -

    Bonds exchangeable Danone shares

    Issuance of €700 million in bonds exchangeable into Danone shares.

    Issuance of €700 million in bonds exchangeable into Danone shares.

  • 10 2008 -

    Implementation of a new liquidity contract

    Eurazeo signs a new larger liquidity agreement in the amount of €10 million, to bolster its response to market changes.

    Eurazeo signs a new larger liquidity agreement in the amount of €10 million, to bolster its response to market changes.

  • 06 2008 -

    Divestment of Veolia Environnement

    Pursuant to the divestment announced in August 2007, Eurazeo sold almost its entire stake, recording a capital gain of €165.6 million (after tax).

    Optimized disposal program for part of the stake in Air Liquide

    Eurazeo draws up an optimized disposal program to sell its stake in Air Liquide in order to rebalance its portfolio and to increase its liquid assets.

    Refinancing of the Danone shares

    Eurazeo transfers all its equity interest in Danone to its wholly-owned subsidiary, Legendre Holding 22, with dedicated financing. This change in the portfolio of listed shares allows Eurazeo to generate new financial resources for future acquisitions.

    Pursuant to the divestment announced in August 2007, Eurazeo sold almost its entire stake, recording a capital gain of €165.6 million (after tax).

    Optimized disposal program for part of the stake in Air Liquide

    Eurazeo draws up an optimized disposal program to sell its stake in Air Liquide in order to rebalance its portfolio and to increase its liquid assets.

    Refinancing of the Danone shares

    Eurazeo transfers all its equity interest in Danone to its wholly-owned subsidiary, Legendre Holding 22, with dedicated financing. This change in the portfolio of listed shares allows Eurazeo to generate new financial resources for future acquisitions.

  • 05 2008 -

    Signature of a shareholder’s agreement with Colony Capital in Accor

    Eurazeo signs a shareholders’ agreement in Accor with Colony Capital for the five upcoming years.

    Eurazeo signs a shareholders’ agreement in Accor with Colony Capital for the five upcoming years.

  • 11 2007 -

    Investment in Station Casinos

    Eurazeo invested 200 million dollars alongside Colony in Station Casinos, the Las Vegas (United States) local market leader in games and entertainment.

    Eurazeo invested 200 million dollars alongside Colony in Station Casinos, the Las Vegas (United States) local market leader in games and entertainment.

  • 11 2007 -

    Entry in the MSCI index

    Eurazeo entered the MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) index.

    Eurazeo entered the MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) index.

  • 09 2007 -

    Eurazeo acquired equity interest in Intercos

    Eurazeo acquired a 40% equity interest in Intercos, one of the world’s leading subcontractor in cosmetic products.

    Eurazeo acquired a 40% equity interest in Intercos, one of the world’s leading subcontractor in cosmetic products.

  • 08 2007 -

    Acquisition of ELIS

    Eurazeo signed an agreement to acquire ELIS, a leading European firm in the rental and cleaning of textiles and hygiene services, for 2,276 million euros.

    Eurazeo signed an agreement to acquire ELIS, a leading European firm in the rental and cleaning of textiles and hygiene services, for 2,276 million euros.

  • 08 2007 -

    Increased investment in Air Liquide

    Eurazeo is changing its listed assets. It has raised its equity interest in Air Liquide (primary shareholder with 5.5% of the capital) and announced that it will exit from Veolia within 12 to 18 months.

    Eurazeo is changing its listed assets. It has raised its equity interest in Air Liquide (primary shareholder with 5.5% of the capital) and announced that it will exit from Veolia within 12 to 18 months.

  • 07 2007 -

    Eurazeo’s acquisition of an equity interest in Sirti

    Eurazeo acquired an equity interest in Sirti, a major Italian player in the design of telecommunications networks and systems.

    Eurazeo acquired an equity interest in Sirti, a major Italian player in the design of telecommunications networks and systems.

  • 04 2007 -

    Acquisition of APCOA

    Eurazeo finalized the acquisition of APCOA for 885 million euros (of which Eurazeo invested 313 million euros and ECIP 62 million euros of equity).

    Eurazeo finalized the acquisition of APCOA for 885 million euros (of which Eurazeo invested 313 million euros and ECIP 62 million euros of equity).

  • 03 2007 -

    Final closing of Eurazeo Co-Investment Partners

    Eurazeo finalized the first fund-raising phase for a 500 million euros co-investment fund. This transaction allowed the company to increase its investment capacity and consolidate its syndication process, while creating value for its shareholders.

    Eurazeo finalized the first fund-raising phase for a 500 million euros co-investment fund. This transaction allowed the company to increase its investment capacity and consolidate its syndication process, while creating value for its shareholders.

  • 02 2007 -

    Disposal of Eutelsat

    Eurazeo finalized the sale of its equity interest in the capital of Eutelsat for 614 million euros.

    Disposal of Fraikin

    Eurazeo sold its equity interest in Fraikin to CVC Partners for 346 million euros, and then re-invested alongside Eurazeo Co-investment Partners (ECIP) so that together they hold a 19% stake in Fraikin.

    Sale of 28 funds

    Eurazeo finalized the sale of its portfolio of 28 funds in which it had interests as a limited partner.

    Eurazeo finalized the sale of its equity interest in the capital of Eutelsat for 614 million euros.

    Disposal of Fraikin

    Eurazeo sold its equity interest in Fraikin to CVC Partners for 346 million euros, and then re-invested alongside Eurazeo Co-investment Partners (ECIP) so that together they hold a 19% stake in Fraikin.

    Sale of 28 funds

    Eurazeo finalized the sale of its portfolio of 28 funds in which it had interests as a limited partner.

  • 12 2006 -

    Selling of Fraikin

    Signature of an agreement to sell Fraikin, (342 million euros for Eurazeo’s share – IRR of more than 37%).

    Selling of Eutelsat Communications
    Signature of an agreement to sell Eutelsat Communications (614 million euros for Eurazeo’s share, with an IRR of 59%).

    Signature of an agreement to sell Fraikin, (342 million euros for Eurazeo’s share – IRR of more than 37%).

    Selling of Eutelsat Communications
    Signature of an agreement to sell Eutelsat Communications (614 million euros for Eurazeo’s share, with an IRR of 59%).

  • 07 2006 -

    Creation of Eurazeo Co-Investment Partners

    It consists in Eurazeo’s first co-investment fund with a total commitment of 500 million euros. The first closing is for 345 million euros and 94 million euros is invested in Europcar.

    It consists in Eurazeo’s first co-investment fund with a total commitment of 500 million euros. The first closing is for 345 million euros and 94 million euros is invested in Europcar.

  • 06 2006 -

    Additional investment in Danone

    Additional investment of 425 million euros in Danone, raising Eurazeo’s stake to 5.36% of the equity and 9.08% of the voting rights as of December 31, 2006.

    Additional investment of 425 million euros in Danone, raising Eurazeo’s stake to 5.36% of the equity and 9.08% of the voting rights as of December 31, 2006.

  • 05 2006 -

    Acquisition of Europcar

    Acquisition of 100% of the equity of Europcar in one of Europe’s largest LBOs in the first half of the year (3.1 billion euros). Europcar is the European leader in car rentals.

    Acquisition of 100% of the equity of Europcar in one of Europe’s largest LBOs in the first half of the year (3.1 billion euros). Europcar is the European leader in car rentals.

  • 04 2006 -

    Participation in Banca Leonardo

    Acquisition of a 20% equity interest in Banca Leonardo for 93 million euros, and creation of Euraleo, a 50/50 joint venture between Eurazeo and Banca Leonardo to carry out private equity transactions in Italy

    Acquisition of a 20% equity interest in Banca Leonardo for 93 million euros, and creation of Euraleo, a 50/50 joint venture between Eurazeo and Banca Leonardo to carry out private equity transactions in Italy

  • 12 2005 -

    Sell of BBS Capital

    Eurazeo sells its stake in BBS Capital, an investment fund, held since 1998, for 66 million euros.

    Special distribution
    Announcement of a special dividend of 6 euros per share, representing a payout from reserves of 296.6 million euros, in addition to the ordinary dividend, subject to the approval of the annual shareholders meeting of 2006.

    Eurazeo sells its stake in BBS Capital, an investment fund, held since 1998, for 66 million euros.

    Special distribution
    Announcement of a special dividend of 6 euros per share, representing a payout from reserves of 296.6 million euros, in addition to the ordinary dividend, subject to the approval of the annual shareholders meeting of 2006.

  • 11 2005 -

    New investment project

    Announcement of plans to invest in Banca Leonardo and for a joint venture with this bank to support the growth of private equity business in Italy.

    Announcement of plans to invest in Banca Leonardo and for a joint venture with this bank to support the growth of private equity business in Italy.

  • 10 2005 -

    Sell of IRR Capital

    The entire stake in IRR Capital, an investment company held since 1997, is sold for a total of 308 million euros.

    The Colyzeo fund invests 17 million euros in Buffalo Grill and Velizy, a project to build 28,000 sq m. of office space for 3 million euros.

    The entire stake in IRR Capital, an investment company held since 1997, is sold for a total of 308 million euros.

    The Colyzeo fund invests 17 million euros in Buffalo Grill and Velizy, a project to build 28,000 sq m. of office space for 3 million euros.

  • 09 2005 -

    First divestment

    Terreal is sold for 164 million euros. This was the first divestment of a portfolio company acquired under the private equity investment strategy implemented in 2002. It generated an IRR of 105% and a multiple of 3.5 times the initial investment.

    Terreal is sold for 164 million euros. This was the first divestment of a portfolio company acquired under the private equity investment strategy implemented in 2002. It generated an IRR of 105% and a multiple of 3.5 times the initial investment.

  • 07 2005 -

    Acquisition of B&B Hotels

    Acquisition of B&B Hotels, Eurazeo’s fifth LBO, for a total of 141 million euros. After syndication, Eurazeo holds an 83% stake in the acquisition vehicle, at a cost of 128 million euros.

    Acquisition of B&B Hotels, Eurazeo’s fifth LBO, for a total of 141 million euros. After syndication, Eurazeo holds an 83% stake in the acquisition vehicle, at a cost of 128 million euros.

  • 06 2005 -

    Investment in Accor

    50 million euros are invested in the Accor group as part of a total structured investment of € 1 billion, in the form of convertible bonds and ORA share-redeemable bonds, led by Colyzeo.

    50 million euros are invested in the Accor group as part of a total structured investment of € 1 billion, in the form of convertible bonds and ORA share-redeemable bonds, led by Colyzeo.

  • 05 2005 -

    The stake in Lazard is sold

    All Eurazeo interests are purchased for a total of 784 million dollars (610 million euros) as Lazard goes public.

    Eurazeo’s real estate arm transfers ownership of 100,000 sq m of real estate in Lyon and 275,000 sq m in Marseille to ANF, representing a total asset value of 390 million euros. This deal gives Eurazeo a 99% stake in ANF, held by its subsidiary Immobilière Bingen.

    All Eurazeo interests are purchased for a total of 784 million dollars (610 million euros) as Lazard goes public.

    Eurazeo’s real estate arm transfers ownership of 100,000 sq m of real estate in Lyon and 275,000 sq m in Marseille to ANF, representing a total asset value of 390 million euros. This deal gives Eurazeo a 99% stake in ANF, held by its subsidiary Immobilière Bingen.

  • 04 2005 -

    Finalisation of the public buyout offer for Rexel

    The public buyout offer for Rexel, followed by a compulsory buyout, is completed. This deal gives the acquisition vehicle Ray Acquisition (owned by Eurazeo, CDR and MLPE) 100% of Rexel, with Eurazeo’s final investment totaling 464 million euros.
    Eutelsat refinancing deal is Europe’s largest in 2005, with 2.4 billion euros of debt raised by the holding entities.

    The public buyout offer for Rexel, followed by a compulsory buyout, is completed. This deal gives the acquisition vehicle Ray Acquisition (owned by Eurazeo, CDR and MLPE) 100% of Rexel, with Eurazeo’s final investment totaling 464 million euros.
    Eutelsat refinancing deal is Europe’s largest in 2005, with 2.4 billion euros of debt raised by the holding entities.

  • 03 2005 -

    Acquisition of ANF

    Acquisition for 97 million euros of Ateliers de Construction du Nord de la France (ANF), a listed property company, to hold Eurazeo’s real estate assets and create a SIIC.

    Acquisition for 97 million euros of Ateliers de Construction du Nord de la France (ANF), a listed property company, to hold Eurazeo’s real estate assets and create a SIIC.

  • 12 2004 -

    Purchase of an additional 10% of Eutelsat

    Purchase of an additional 10% of Eutelsat, increasing Eurazeo’s interest as Eutelsat’s principal shareholder with control of 36%.

    Definitive agreement to acquire PPR’s 73.5% interest in Rexel SA for 3.7 billion euros, 2004 largest leveraged buyout in Europe.

    Lazard files IPO documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Purchase of an additional 10% of Eutelsat, increasing Eurazeo’s interest as Eutelsat’s principal shareholder with control of 36%.

    Definitive agreement to acquire PPR’s 73.5% interest in Rexel SA for 3.7 billion euros, 2004 largest leveraged buyout in Europe.

    Lazard files IPO documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • 07 2004 -

    First ever whole-business securitization in France

    First ever whole-business securitization in France, with a value of 600 million euros to refinance the cost of acquiring Fraikin.

    First ever whole-business securitization in France, with a value of 600 million euros to refinance the cost of acquiring Fraikin.

  • 05 2004 -

    Merger of Rue Impériale with Eurazeo

    Merger of Rue Impériale with Eurazeo. Investment by Crédit Agricole of 100 million euros. Eurazeo acquires the majority in Fraikin and reinforces its investment in Eutelsat and Veolia.

    Merger of Rue Impériale with Eurazeo. Investment by Crédit Agricole of 100 million euros. Eurazeo acquires the majority in Fraikin and reinforces its investment in Eutelsat and Veolia.

  • 03 2004 -

    Merger of Eurazeo and Rue Impériale

    Announcement of the merger of Eurazeo and Rue Impériale and of the contribution of assets (Fraikin, Eutelsat, Veolia Environnement) by Crédit Agricole. These transactions are submitted to the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 5, 2004 for approval.

    Announcement of the merger of Eurazeo and Rue Impériale and of the contribution of assets (Fraikin, Eutelsat, Veolia Environnement) by Crédit Agricole. These transactions are submitted to the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 5, 2004 for approval.

  • 10 2003 -

    Joint investment in Terreal with the US fund Carlyle

  • 07 2003 -

    Michel David-Weill becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

  • 04 2003 -

    Acquisition of France Telecom’s 23% stake in Eutelsat

    Acquisition of France Telecom’s 23% stake in Eutelsat for a total price of € 450 million.

    Acquisition of France Telecom’s 23% stake in Eutelsat for a total price of € 450 million.

  • 02 2003 -

    Acquisition of Fraikin

    Acquisition of Fraikin for an enterprise value of € 764 million.

    Acquisition of Fraikin for an enterprise value of € 764 million.

  • 01 2003 -

    Colyzeo closes its first deal

    Inception of a real state investment fund Colyzeo closes its first deal in July for € 100 million.

    Inception of a real state investment fund Colyzeo closes its first deal in July for € 100 million.

  • 06 2002 -

    Eurazeo’s new strategy

    Presentation of Eurazeo’s new strategy, which positions itself on the activity of capital investment with leverage buy out, with the goal to create funds and manage assets on behalf of third party investors.

    Presentation of Eurazeo’s new strategy, which positions itself on the activity of capital investment with leverage buy out, with the goal to create funds and manage assets on behalf of third party investors.

  • 05 2002 -

    Change of Eurazeo’s corporate form

    Change of Eurazeo’s corporate form into a « company with Supervisory Board (Conseil de Surveillance) and Executive Board (Directoire) ; Patrick Sayer is appointed as President of the Executive Board and Bruno Roger becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

    Change of Eurazeo’s corporate form into a « company with Supervisory Board (Conseil de Surveillance) and Executive Board (Directoire) ; Patrick Sayer is appointed as President of the Executive Board and Bruno Roger becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

  • 05 2001 -

    Eurazeo sells its interests in Generali and Mediobanca

    Eurazeo sells its interests in Generali and Mediobanca, generating a capital gain of € 900 million.

    Eurazeo sells its interests in Generali and Mediobanca, generating a capital gain of € 900 million.

  • 04 2001 -

    Merger of Eurafrance and Azeo

    Merger of Eurafrance and Azeo. The structure is named Eurazeo, Bruno Roger is appointed as Chairman of the Board.

    Merger of Eurafrance and Azeo. The structure is named Eurazeo, Bruno Roger is appointed as Chairman of the Board.

  • 07 2018 -

    First investment in Paris region for Eurazeo Patrimoine

    CIFA Fashion Business Center has been founded in 2006 as an alternative to the textile districts in Paris (Sentier area and 11th district of Paris), along with the move upmarket of Aubervilliers’ wholesalers.

    CIFA Fashion Business Center has been founded in 2006 as an alternative to the textile districts in Paris (Sentier area and 11th district of Paris), along with the move upmarket of Aubervilliers’ wholesalers.

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