Eager to ride the wave of the ” eat better “, the investors displayed a fine appetite for the products of the soil. Has the look of this ” momentum “, the european champion of the asset management Amundi is going to take, which side of the investment company MBO Partners, the majority of the capital of Arcado, number one on the French market of sausages of Morteau and Montbéliard, with a 60% share of the market. Is a joint investment of some 30 million euros in this small group of regional food, including sausages from the label ” protected geographical indication “, and who aims a turnover of over 100 million euros in the next three to five years.
For Amundi, a subsidiary of Crédit agricole, is to” provide alternative sources of funding to enterprises in this sector, whose prospects of return are very interesting “. The financial group has indeed a vocation to get out of the capital of the SMES, at a horizon of five to seven years, with the goal of having at least doubled his bet to this term.