Private Equity in France: Market Performance Review

24. March 2017 France 0
Olivier Younès, founder & CEO of EXPEN and the moderator of the Opening Panel at the French Private Equity Conference in Paris on 26th January 2017, indicated early on that “the sky appears to be very blue” in the French private equity industry, with the total invested up 50% on the previous year, and the number of exits up 10%. However, he also noted that there is a plethora of social and economic problems all around the world which are transforming the business world and leaving the stability of investment management hanging off a precipice. Here are the five key takeaways from the discussion.