Paris, July 1 st , 2016 – LBO France today announces the arrival of Xavier Lefèvre as Managing Director within the Real Estate team.
Xavier, who is 43, is a graduate of the French engineering school ESTP and joined LBO France in June 2016. During 18 years at Bouygues Construction, 15 of which he spent in real estate development at Linkcity IdF (Sodearif), Xavier has developed a diversified expertise, focused on all kind of real estate assets, from services and residential to office, logistics platforms, data centers or urban development.
Xavier joins a team of 12 people, managed by Stéphanie Casciola. Through his crossdisciplinary expertise, Xavier will be able to take part in every step of each deal, from sourcing and investment to asset management. He also brings his technical knowledge and expertise in project management, key drivers for enhancing the value of property assets. His arrival marks the ambition of LBO France to intensify its development in the real estate sector, through an active investment strategy, dedicated to the French market and focused on value creation.
The Real Estate team recently completed the acquisition of the “Tour Marchand” in Courbevoie (La Défense) via its OPCI vehicle.
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About LBO France
As a key player in private equity with € 4.5bn of capital raised, LBO France is an independent company which has been supporting French companies in their growth for more than 30 years. Its strategy is based on four investment approaches in non-listed companies, managed by dedicated teams: (i) Mid Cap private equity via the White Knight funds, (ii) Small Cap private equity via the Hexagone funds, (iii) real estate via the White Stone and Lapillus vehicles, (iv) discounted debt. LBO France is 100% owned by its management and has more than 50 professionals.
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