Thanks to its unique business model M7 has always been interesting for Private Equity investors. Astorg is the current owner.
Astorg is an independent private equity group with over €4 bn of assets under management. In a spirit of genuine partnership, Astorg invests in high-potential industrial and service companies, which are often family owned and backed by management teams combining operational success with an entrepreneurial drive. Since its inception in 1998, Astorg has conducted 40 transactions, generating an annualised rate of return of 27.5%, with a minimal loss rate of less than 1.3% of all capital invested. These numbers speak to Astorg’s responsible and prudent approach, while showing our ability to add shareholder value by providing adequate capital structures and sound strategic guidance.