Sagard was founded in 2002 on the initiative of Power Corporation of Canada.
Initial Commitment (06/30/2019) € 385 M
Capital Invested (06/30/2019) € 278 M
Sienna Capital Remaining Commitment (06/30/2019) € 106 M
12 % Share in Sienna Capital’s portfolio (06/30/2019)
Business area
Private equity
Registered office
Paris, France
 
Profile

Sagard invests in companies valued at more than EUR 100 million that are leaders in their markets, primarily in French-speaking European countries. Working with company management, it supports them in their growth.

Stake value (06/30/2019) € 202 M
Distribution received to date (06/30/2019) € 286 M
Investment case

GBL agreed to invest in the first Sagard fund (Sagard I) for an amount of EUR 50 million. During the financial year 2006, GBL committed an amount of EUR 150 million in the fund’s successor, Sagard II, reduced in 2014 to EUR 113 million.

In 2013, Sienna Capital participated in the launch of Sagard 3 by committing EUR 218 million.

Sienna Capital receives certain preferential financial terms in relation to its support of Sagard 3.