More than

€9 bn in gross assets

office locations

7    main investments


c. 100

Consolidated sales


More than

€5bn of capitalization

Total return (with dividends reinvested)

11,3%  p.a.
since 2002

Figures as of December 31, 2018, except the number of office locations and main investments as of March 21, 2019.
(1) Source: FactSet. Average last 20 trading days prior to December 31, 2018

Our investment strategy

Wendel’s know-how consists in selecting leading companies, making a long-term investment and helping to define ambitious strategies, while implementing a clear, explicit shareholder approach. To successfully execute its long-term investment strategy, Wendel has several strengths: a stable, family shareholder base, permanent capital and a portfolio of companies that lends the Group a very broad geographical and sectoral view. Since 1977, Wendel’s international investment teams, with their complementary profiles and expertise, have invested in a great number of successful companies, including CapGemini, BioMérieux, Reynolds, Stallergenes, Wheelabrator, Valeo, Afflelou, Editis, Legrand and Deutsch. Read more.