Bpifrance Announces Acquisition of a Stake in Groupe SEB, World Leader in Small Domestic Appliances

By acquiring a stake in Groupe SEB (Paris:SK), Lac1 fund, managed by Bpifrance on behalf of French and international investors, is making its fifth investment since its creation in 2020.

This investment in a family-owned company that embodies the French industrial know-how is fully in line with the Lac1 fund’s investment strategy: to support French listed world leaders that offer strong value creation potential while addressing today’s environmental and societal challenges. With this investment, Lac1 asserts its commitment to the Group’s strategy.

Groupe SEB is the leading global player in small domestic appliances with solid market positions in kitchen appliances. This family-owned company with over 150 years of history has become a French champion with a worldwide presence in more than 150 countries, thanks to a global and competitive industrial tool, a broad portfolio of 31 local and international brands offering more than 30,000 products, and strong innovation capabilities based on a thorough knowledge of consumers. In 2021, the group achieved a turnover of 8.1 billion euros and employs more than 33,000 people.