Our investments

Direct investments through

CNP

AOT Energy

AOT ENERGY (AOT Holding)

  • Acquired in 1989. Current position: 51%
  • Operates in the petroleum products, gas, coal and coke trading and distribution sectors, through owned or rented assets (pipelines, storage facilities, oil tankers, refineries,...)
International Duty Free

International Duty Free

  • Acquired in 1991. Current position: 100%
  • Operator of retail shops at main Belgian airports (Brussels, Charleroi), at Brussels international train station and at the United Nations office at Nairobi (Kenya).
APG

APG

  • Acquired in 2007. Current position: 25,3%
  • Switzerland's leading Out of Home advertising company and specialist in the provision of digital and analog Out of Home solutions
M6

M6

  • Acquired in 2006. Current position: 7,3%
  • Multimedia group which revolves around M6, France’s second commercial television channel, also includes a family of highly complementary digital channels and diversification activities developed around a powerful brand.
Banca Leonardo

Banca Leonardo

  • Acquired in 2006. Current position: 18,3%
  • Independent investment bank and wealth management company active in Italy and all over Europe. Other shareholders include EURAZEO and EXOR, alongside with the management
Cheval Blanc Finance

Cheval Blanc Finance

  • Acquired in 1998. Current position: 40%
  • Holds 50% of the Société Civile du CHEVAL BLANC, which owns the Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate (37 hectares), LA TOUR DU PIN (8 hectares) and QUINAULT L’ENCLOS (18 hectares) vineyards.
Planet Parfum Di

Distriplus

  • Creation in 2007 (PLANET PARFUM acquired in 1998)
  • Retail group composed of 2 brands:
    • PLANET PARFUM: no. 2 on the Belgian market for distribution of perfumes and cosmetics (~85 stores)
    • DI: no. 2 on the Belgian market for distribution of beauty & care products (~110 stores)
Grouple FLO

Grouple FLO

  • Acquired in 2006. Current position: 24%
  • Leader in the restaurant business in France. Its strategy and expansion are based on a portfolio of complementary thematic restaurant brands (HIPPOPOTAMUS, TABLAPIZZA and TAVERNE de MAÎTRE KANTER) and running renowned brasseries
 

Investments of Groupe Frère-Bourgeois through

PARGESA/GBL

TOTAL

TOTAL

  • Acquired in 1987 (ex-PETROFINA). Current position (GBL+GROUPE FRÈRE-BOURGEOIS): 1.9%
  • Fifth-largest publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world. TOTAL is active both in the upstream (exploration/production) and the downstream (refining, distribution,…)
Imerys

Imerys

  • Acquired in 1987. Current position: 53,8%
  • World leader in mineral-based specialties for industry. Transforms, enriches and combines a unique range of minerals, often extracted from its deposits, to offer features essential to its customers' products and production processes.
LafargeHolcim

Lafarge Holcim

  • Acquired in 2006. Current position: 9,4%
  • A world's leader in construction materials, operating in 62 countries. LAFARGE is a major player in the cement, aggregates and concrete businesses.
SGS

SGS

  • Acquired in 2013. Current position: 15%
  • World's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. 80,000 employees and 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.
GDF Suez

Engie

  • Acquired in 1988. Current position: 2,3%
  • Global energy player and expert operator in the 3 sectors: electricity, natural gas and energy services. Offers solutions to individuals, urban authorities and companies in 4 key sectors: independent power generation, liquefied natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency
Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard

  • Acquired in 2006. Current position: 7,5%
  • Co-leader in the Wines & Spirits sector worldwide, Operates through a large portfolio of international (high-end) brands (ABSOLUT, BALLANTINES, MARTELL,…).
Umicore

Umicore

  • Acquired in 2013. Current position: 17%
  • Group specialised in materials technology and precious metals recycling. Its activities are centered on four business areas: Catalysis, Energy Materials, Performance Materials and Recycling.
Adidas

Adidas

  • Acquired in 2015. Current position: 7,2%
  • Global leader in the sporting goods industry, offering a broad portfolio of footwear, apparel and hardware for sport and lifestyle around the core brands adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Reebok-CCM Hockey.
Ontex

Ontex

  • Acquired in 2015. Current position: 15%
  • Major player in the disposable hygiene products market. Its products cover the following range: baby nappies, feminine hygiene products and adult incontinence.
Sienna Capital

Sienna Capital

  • Composed of 5 funds:
    • ERGON: PE fund operating in the mid-market segment (20-70m equity investments)
    • SAGARD: PE fund primarily active in french-speaking countries
    • KARTESIA: credit fund which invests in primary and secondary LBO loans in Europe
    • MERIEUX DEVELOPPEMENT: healthcare growth capital investment vehicle of Institut Mérieux
    • PRIMESTONE: buyout vehicle taking substantial minority stakes in European listed companies
    • BDT CAPITAL PARTNERS: investment vehicle that provides family and founder-led business with differentiated capital