Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital
€75 million in 2014
Les Frères Blanc
One of the leading lights in French gastronomy
The group was formed in the 1950s by Pierre and Jacques Blanc, two brothers from a long line of restaurateurs. The Frères Blanc group currently runs 15 top restaurants in Paris, the rest of France and internationally, renowned for their dining experience, hospitality, cuisine and French art de vivre. In December 2005, CDC Entreprises purchased the company through a leveraged buy-out (LBO). Mezzanis purchased a portion of the mezzanine tranche put in place to finance the transaction.