L Catterton Europe seeks to partner with well-positioned and distinctive businesses in attractive consumer categories we target. We provide differentiated operating and strategic support to our partners’ businesses, all focused on enhancing performance and investment returns to the benefit of all stakeholders.

L Catterton Europe is the largest Pan-European consumer-focused private equity firm that operates within a global firm, providing unique revenue and operating capabilities to its partners.

L Capital Becomes
L Catterton Europe

Greenwich, CT and Paris – January 5, 2016 – Catterton, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm, LVMH, the world leader in high-quality products, and Groupe Arnault, the family holding company of Bernard Arnault, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to create L Catterton. The new partnership will combine Catterton’s existing North American and Latin American private equity operations with LVMH and Groupe Arnault’s existing European and Asian private equity and real estate operations, currently conducted under the L Capital and L Real Estate franchises. Under the terms of this agreement, L Catterton will be 60% owned by the partners of L Catterton and 40% jointly owned by LVMH and Groupe Arnault.

L Catterton will become the largest global consumer-focused investment firm with six distinct and complementary fund strategies focusing on consumer buyout and growth investments across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, in addition to prime commercial real estate globally. L Catterton expects to grow its assets under management to more than $12 billion after various successor funds are closed. With a 27-year history and more than 120 investment and operating professionals in 17 offices across five continents, L Catterton will be poised to leverage its unique global network and expertise to partner with consumer businesses in all major consumer markets.

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