A major European private equity firm
PAI is a major European private equity firm and is the largest private equity investor headquartered in France. It is one of Europe's oldest and most experienced investors with its origins dating back to the original investment business of Paribas, which started operations in 1872.
PAI manages and advises dedicated private equity funds with total assets under management of €8.3 billion. Since 1994, PAI has led 58 buyout investments in 11 countries, for a value of c. €41 billion.
PAI makes controlling investments in leveraged buyouts acquiring majority stakes in mid to large size European companies that are leaders in our five core sectors.
PAI has a team of more than 50 highly experienced professionals from very diverse backgrounds. With professionals from nine countries and teams in Paris, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York and Stockholm, PAI combines local market depth with strong global capabilities and perspective.