• Food & Consumer

    The consumer industry is characterised by its relative stability across economic cycles. In Europe, we have been able to generate attractive investment returns due to our ability to identify opportunities for industrial consolidation in the sector, as well as our strategy to reinvigorate underinvested brands and drive market share through product innovation.

  • Meet the team

    Frédéric Stévenin

    Gaëlle d’Engremont

    Nicolas Brugère

  • Roompot

    Roompot is a leading owner, operator and developer of holiday parks in The Netherlands and Germany.

    Food & Consumer
    • Investment date November 2016
    • Fund PAI Europe VI
    • Value at acquisition €503m
    • Headquarters The Netherlands
    • www.roompot.com
  • B&B Hotels

    B&B Hotels ("B&B") is a leading budget & economy hotel chain in Europe. Through a network of more than 350 hotels and c. 31,000 rooms, B&B adresses both business and leisure customers.

    Food & Consumer
    • Investment date March 2016
    • Fund PAI Europe VI
    • Value at acquisition €790m
    • Headquarters France
    • www.hotel-bb.com
  • Labeyrie Fine Foods

    Labeyrie is a leading gourmet food company with #1 positions in France and UK. The company sells products in several segments such as smoked salmon & fish, prawns and shellfish, foie gras, spreadables and blinis.

    Food & Consumer
  • Froneri

    Froneri is the #3 worlwide ice cream player, and the result of a joint-venture between R&R ice cream owned by PAI Partners and the Ice Cream division of Nestlé

    Food & Consumer
    • Investment date July 2013
    • Fund PAI Europe V
    • Value at acquisition €929m
    • Headquarters United Kingdom
    • www.froneri.com
  • Marcolin

    Marcolin is a world leader in the branded eyewear sector with a portfolio comprising 16 market-leading brands and a distribution network spanning more than 80 countries.

    Food & Consumer
    • Investment date December 2012
    • Fund PAI Europe V
    • Value at acquisition €282m
    • Headquarters Italy
    • www.marcolin.com
  • Kaufman & Broad

    Kaufman & Broad is a leading French developer and builder of homes and apartments, focused on middle-end to high-end construction.

    Food & Consumer
    • Investment date July 2007
    • Fund PAI Europe IV
    • Value at acquisition €1,455m
    • Headquarters France
    • www.ketb.com
  • United Biscuits

    United Biscuits ("UB") is a leading European manufacturer and marketer of biscuits, snacks and nut products including major brands such as McVitie's Digestive, Penguin, Jaffa Cakes, Go Ahead! KP, Hula Hoops, Skips, BN, Verkade and Delacre.

    Food & Consumer
    • Exit date November 2014
    • Investment date December 2006
    • Fund PAI Europe III
    • Value at acquisition €1,657m
    • Value at exit €2,636m
    • Headquarters United Kingdom
    • www.biscuits.com
  • Chr.Hansen

    Chr. Hansen is a global supplier of bioscience based ingredients to the food, health and animal nutrition industries. The company has leadership positions in cultures, dairy enzymes and natural colours.

    Food & Consumer
    • Exit date April 2012
    • Investment date July 2005
    • Fund PAI Europe IV
    • Value at acquisition €1,100m
    • Value at exit €2,494m
    • Headquarters Denmark
    • www.chr-hansen.com
  • Saeco

    Saeco is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of high-end, "bean-to-cup" espresso coffee machines for home and professional use, both under its own brands (Saeco, Gaggia and Spidem) and on behalf of third party brands.

    Food & Consumer
    • Exit date July 2009
    • Investment date March 2004
    • Fund PAI Europe III
    • Value at acquisition €814m
    • Value at exit €200m
    • Headquarters Italy
    • www.saeco.com
  • Provimi

    Provimi is a leading international developer, manufacturer and distributor of animal nutrition products.

    Food & Consumer
    • Exit date April 2007
    • Investment date November 2002
    • Fund PAI Europe III
    • Value at acquisition €900m
    • Value at exit €1,217m
    • Headquarters The Netherlands
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