Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Christian Liaigre group, Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC), Mr Christian Liaigre and the management on the sale of their stake to a consortium of Investment funds lead by Symphony International Holdings Limited, a London-listed, strategic investment company based in Singapore. Symphony seeks opportunities within the luxury and healthcare sectors mainly in Asia. Symphony is also the shareholder of Chanintr Living Limited, the exclusive partner for Liaigre group in Singapore and in Thailand.
Liaigre Group is active in the design and distribution of luxury furniture through its international network of showrooms.
With the support of his majority shareholder, Christophe Caillaud and the management have accelerated the group's international development, expanding the international network from nine showrooms in 2009 to 26 across Europe, Asia and the US. This illustrates the group's global reach and international recognition.
The group experienced strong growth over the past two years (+ 30% per annum ) with revenues in excess of €50 million, 90% of which are derived outside France, and employs more than 120 people.
Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance : Christian Ménard (member of the Board), Grégory Fradelizi (Executive director), Sara Napolitano (Director), Mohamed Rtel Bennani (analyst)