Paris, [May 23rd] 2023 – LBO France, a multi-specialist investment platform, announces the signature of a 9-year firm lease with CDC Informatique on the entire NETWORK 2 office building in Bagneux via its White Stone VII fund, the second phase of an office development program initiated by LBO France in 2018 with the acquisition of the neighbouring Network 1 building.
Located at the entrance to the city of Bagneux, in the immediate vicinity of metro line 4 and RER B stations “Laplace” and “Arcueil Cachan”, the NETWORK 2 building offers 16,000 sq.m of office space organised around 2 interior gardens, multiple spaces dedicated to services on the ground floor and an attic space with a roof-top of over 300 sq.m.
At the forefront of this eco-district, which is about to complete its full redevelopment, NETWORK 2 offers CDC Group’s IT services teams a new location with a strong architectural identity and exceptional visibility, where they will move into in S1 2024.
Owned since the end of 2020 by LBO France (via its White Stone VII fund) and CDC Investissement Immobilier (on behalf of the Caisse des Dépôts) from the developers Codic and Nexity, this new complex, which is committed to an ecological and responsible approach, benefits from HQE (“Excellent” level) and BREEAM (“Excellent” level) certifications and environmental labels to offer an energy performance in line with RT 2012 – 30%, while also benefiting from a WiredScore “Platinum” level certification.
In line with the ESG commitments of LBO France and CDC Investissement Immobilier, these certifications will be supplemented, in collaboration with the future user, by several initiatives in terms of accessibility for people with reduce mobility, equipment for electric vehicles, additional services and catering areas.
Julien Rouillon, Managing Director, LBO France: “We are very pleased to welcome the CDC Informatique teams to NETWORK 2, of which the construction works have just been completed. This lease confirms our belief in the attractiveness of the Bagneux sector, which is currently undergoing a major renewal. It also rewards the particular attention paid by our teams and those of our partners to
the ESG issues that make up tomorrow’s real estate and to the need to reinvent office spaces into sustainable and attractive places for users seeking quality and flexibility”.
Philippe Jeanneau, Executive Chairman of CDC Informatique, said: “This new location represents a true opportunity for CDC Informatique to embody our values and thus reflect our technological expertise and our commitment to the CDC Group.”
Within the framework of this sale, LBO France (Julien ROUILLON) was advised by ALLEN & OVERY (Jean-Dominique CASALTA and Corentin DOLIVET) and ROM (Hervé ROUX), technical advisor and AMO of the operation.
About LBO France
A pioneer in private equity in France, LBO France is today a leading multi-specialist investment platform with €5.4 billion under management including participating interests in Twenty-First Capital in France and Polis Fondi SGR in Italy. Its investment strategy is based on five distinct segments managed by dedicated teams: Mid and Small Cap LBO, Digital Health Venture, Real Estate and Proptech, Infrastructure Debt, and Listed Investment. For several years, the Company has expanded its activities in Europe, particularly in Italy with teams in Milan and Rome, as well as on the African continent. Wholly owned by its managers, LBO France is one of the founding members of the International Climate Initiative and one of the first signatories of the France Invest charter for parity.
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About CDC Investissement Immobilier
CDC Investissement Immobilier is the real estate investment management subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts. It manages a portfolio of more than € 10 billion of assets on behalf of the Institution, mainly comprising offices, PRS residential, retail, hotels and logistic platforms.
Active on the French and main European markets, CDC Investissement Immobilier invests mainly in value-creating transactions.
The majority of the portfolio managed by CDC Investissement Immobilier consists of assets wholly owned by Caisse des Dépôts or in club deals.
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