Over the past 20 years, private equity demonstrated its ability to generate high performance, and this has created a noticeable popularity amongst investors.
On the back of this historical success, this market witnesses today highly priced transactions. Which investment strategy to adopt?
A key investor for growth SMEs
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Our active minority investment strategy (up to 49% of a company’s shares and a seat at the Board of Directors) gives us access to France and Europe’s best unlisted owner and family-managed companies.
We support their development – through organic and external growth, or transmission- and help them go global, thanks to our presence in 37 countries. They also benefit from the financial power and business network of Europe’s leading asset manager.
In France, our partnerships with the regional banking networks of Crédit Agricole and LCL- the leading bank for French SMEs- provide us with unequalled origination capabilities.
The SMEs we invest in boast double-digit growth and benefit from at least one of the following long-term megatrends: technology, demography, globalisation, environment, societal changes. These are disruptive forces that create investment opportunities. Such an approach makes us trailblazers in the world of private equity.
As a key player in capital development and transmission, Amundi is also active in the area of capital innovation. Via a partnership with the French CEA (Atomic Energy Authority), the European leader for innovation, we created Supernova Invest, an independent jointly-owned asset manager, with a view to building Europe’s leading financer for technological companies.
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2018 Preqin Global Private Equity & Venture Capital Report
Responsible Investment Charter
1. Source: Amundi figures as of December 31, 2019.
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