Sagard invests in companies valued at more than EUR 100 million that are leaders in their markets, primarily in French-speaking European countries.
Sagard enables entrepreneurs to sustainably expand into new geographies or new markets.
GBL agreed to invest in the first Sagard fund (Sagard I) for an amount of EUR 50 million. During 2006, GBL committed EUR 150 million in the fund’s successor, Sagard II, reduced to EUR 102 million at year-end 2021.
In 2013, Sienna Investment Managers participated in the launch of Sagard 3 by committing EUR 218 million, reduced to EUR 192 million at year-end 2021.
In 2020, Sienna Investment Managers committed EUR 150 million to support the launch of Sagard 4 (mid-cap strategy).
Sienna Investment Managers receives certain preferential financial terms in relation to its support of Sagard funds.