Established in 1995 as a private investment vehicle for the Worms, Agnelli and Arnault families, Pechel is an independent private equity firm that focuses on investments in small to mid-sized French companies.
Hélène Ploix, chairman and managing director, said: “Our investors have been very happy with our performance, and they have demonstrated this with their ongoing support. We now look forward to completing the fundraising and welcoming selected new Limited Partners into the fund.”
Investors in the fund to date include international pension funds, fund-of-funds and family offices.
The fund has completed its first investment in the French telecommunications and cable operator
Pechel Industries III was launched in September 2007. Pechel is advised by