Brussels, 27 November 2017 – Agnès Touraine is CEO of Act III Consultants, a management consulting firm dedicated to digital transformation. She is Non-Executive Director of Keesing, Rexel, Tarkett and Proximus, and holds various positions at not- for-profit organizations such as the French-American Foundation (Non-Executive Director) and the French Institute of Directors (IFA; Chairwoman).
Previously, she was Chairman and CEO of Vivendi Universal Publishing after having spent 10 years with the Lagardère group and 4 years with McKinsey & Co. and was Non- Executive Director of Larcier, De Boeck Education, Darty and Neopost. She is graduated from Sciences-Po and Columbia University (MBA).
Ergon’s Board of Senior Advisors consists of a senior group of seasoned business executives from the geographies and sectors targeted by Ergon. It meets on a regular basis to review Ergon’s investment strategy and provide insight to Ergon’s management team.
About Ergon Capital Partners
Ergon is a mid-market private equity investment company with ~€500 million under management backed by family-controlled Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, through its fully- owned subsidiary Sienna Capital, as cornerstone investor, and selected European institutional investors. Ergon is a disciplined and discreet value investor, which provides “patient and friendly capital” to entrepreneurs and managers, who need capital and industrial solutions to accelerate the development of their companies. Ergon makes equity investments from €25 million up to €75 million in leading companies with a sustainable competitive position in attractive niche markets located in the Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Iberia and Switzerland. Ergon is advised by Ergon Capital Advisors which has offices in Brussels, Paris, Munich, Milan and Madrid.
Since its inception in 2005, Ergon invested in 18 companies (of which 5 in the Benelux, 7 in Italy, 2 in France, 1 in Spain and 3 in Germany) and has completed 26 add-on acquisitions for a total aggregate transaction value in excess of €3 billion. Ergon’s current portfolio consist of 8 companies in various sectors encompassing luxury, specialty retail, industrial manufacturing and services, healthcare, media, leisure and gastronomy.
For more information on Ergon, please visit www.ergoncapital.com