August 23, 2014 11:19 AM ET

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Company Overview of LBO France

Company Overview

LBO France is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market buyouts, small cap buyouts, real estate, industry consolidation, and secondary debt. In secondary debt, the firm focuses on buying discounted leveraged buyouts debt issued by European companies. The firm prefers to invest in subsidiaries of major groups or family-owned companies and focuses on all manufacturing and service sectors. It seeks to invest in energy; physical, engineering and life science research; consumer discretionary; consumer staples; healthcare; instruments for measuring and testing of electrical signals; measurement, display, and control of process variables; totalizing fluid meters and countin...

148 Rue de l'Université

Paris,  75007


Founded in 1998


33 1 40 62 77 67


33 1 40 62 75 55

Key Executives for LBO France

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Head of LBO Small Cap Hexagone
Age: 44
Head of Real Estate
Head of LBO Portfolio Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

LBO France Key Developments

Materis Paints in Talks To Sell Chryso

Materis Paints SAS is in talks to sell Chryso S.A.S. to LBO France for €290 million. The transaction could take place in the second half of 2014 once the required consultations have been held and the necessary authorizations obtained. The proceeds would enable the repayment of a large portion of the shareholder loan provided by Wendel.

LBO France May Sell Kooples

LBO France which owns 20% of The Kooples Diffusion SAS, might be looking to sell it, some private equity firms believe.

LBO France Appoints Etienne Colas as Managing Director within the Operating Team

LBO France has appointed Etienne Colas as managing director within the operating team. Colas joins Guy Latourrette, former chief executive of La Redoute and Devanlay-Lacoste, and Gilles Taldu, partner and member of LBO France's executive board and former manager of Thomson and Capgemini.

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