L Catterton Europe: Best Consumer Growth Investor Europe 2021


L Catterton is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in growth investments in the consumer sector. The firm was established as a partnership in 2016 between Catterton, a US-based private equity firm, and luxury goods conglomerate LVMH / Groupe Arnault. The move combined Catterton’s private equity operations in the Americas and the private equity and real estate operations of LVMH and Groupe Arnault in Europe and Asia. L Catterton has made over 250 investments since its inception in 1989 and now manages more than $30bn in equity capital. It operates in 17 locations across five continents — and L Catterton Europe plays an integral part in that network. L Catterton Europe’s well-defined and disciplined investment process is highlighted by its differentiated deal sourcing and portfolio management capabilities. From its offices in London, Paris, and Milan, a team of experienced investment managers and operational specialists works with brands to help them enhance operations, forge partnerships, expand human capital, and foster growth. L Catterton Europe puts its resources to work for its portfolio companies, helping them to improve supply chains, optimise manufacturing capabilities, and trim operational costs. They also benefit from the firm’s global network of industry experts, lending institutions, consultants, and recruiters. The portfolio covers a wide range of sectors, from retail, healthcare, and marketing to pets, tourism, and restaurants. L Catterton backs innovators using technology to disrupt consumer categories. It bets on service providers working to solve real problems in consumers’ lives. The CFI.co judging panel announces L Catterton Europe as the 2021 award winner for Best Consumer Growth Investor (Europe).

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