Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity is pursuing its strategy of identifying innovative and socially responsible niches

Press release - 5/4/2018

The Edmond de Rothschild Group, which is chaired by Ariane de Rothschild, is to launch six new funds and aims to raise €3bn over 3 years.

 diverse and bold Private Equity portfolio invested in forward-looking themes

Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity, which Johnny El Hachem heads up, now has close to €2.3bn under management with more than 100 investment professionals and it operates in 5 continents. Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity has already accompanied 170 companies and entrepreneurs throughout the world.

Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity offers more than 10 niche investment strategies across a variety of geographical zones and sectors which are designed to create long term value for its clients:

  • 4 growth strategies
  • 2 emerging economy strategies
  • 6 real asset strategies

Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity aims to raise €3bn over 3 years (i.e. by end 2021), taking assets under management to more than €5bn. Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity is already well advanced in projects which will be rapidly rolled out in 2018:

  • the launch of the 2nd vintage of its luxury hotel fund which aims to raise €250m
  • the launch of a UK market version of its funds specialised in rehabilitating polluted industrial sites which aims to raise €100m
  • the launch of new strategies in:
  • high-growth tech companies (software, cloud, artificial intelligence, big data and cyber security) with teams based in London and the US (target €200m)
  • environmental infrastructure (energy transition, water cycle management, waste management and recycling) which is aiming for €200m
  • pan-European real estate, capitalising on the Group’s strengths (target: €100m)
  • the launch of a hybrid fund of funds combining primary, secondary and co-investments which is targeting €150m.

Private Equity expertise driven by strong investment convictions.

Since the beginning of the 1990s, the Edmond de Rothschild Group has built up its private equity platform by maintaining the family's entrepreneurial spirit. Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity seeks to identify innovative and socially responsible niche investments which will create long-term value, attaching equal importance to reducing financial, social, environmental and governance risks. It places impact investing at the heart of its strategy. As well as integrating a disciplined ESG policy, it wants its investment choices to provide genuine added value for tomorrow’s world.

A quantifiable social and environmental impact:

  • €250m invested and more than 5,100 jobs created or maintained
  • More than 7,500 hectares decontaminated with more than 6,500 farmers concerned
  • 600,000m² of land decontaminated and more than 2,100 homes built
  • More than 3,600 jobs created in Africa, with women representing 37% of the workforce.



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