The entrance to the capital of these companies embodies the will of the FSP to support their development as a long-term investor and participate in their governance. FSP management was entrusted to the Edmond de Rothschild Group.
Established in 2012, the FSP intends to be a major shareholder in the French companies (SBF 250) and thus contribute actively to support the financing of the economy.
By joining forces with four major insurers in France, the FSP, responsible and committed shareholder, supports the strategy defined and implemented by the selected companies for their financial strength, their capacity for innovation and visibility.
Structuring and management of funds entrusted to Edmond de Rothschild Group, as an independent specialist asset management.
For its first investment, the FSP has chosen to integrate the capital of Arkema and SEB, companies with high added value in the French economy. The threshold of 5% stake in the capital of the two companies has been crossed. To date, the FSP holds 6.05% of Arkema’s capital and 5.25% of the capital of SEB SA.
- Among the world leaders in developing, manufacturing and marketing of chemical products, Arkema has a technological know-how at the service of a culture of innovation recognized and a balanced geographical location. The company has positioned its business specialty chemicals carriers on long-term trends, such as biopolymers, energy efficiency, renewable energy and relief materials or processing water.
- For its part, the SEB group, controlled by the founding family, and the world leader in small domestic equipment company, has a unique portfolio of brands and products offer the broadest market. Its business model is based on organic growth driven by innovation, international expansion and targeted acquisitions. Oriented value creation in the long term, governance associate directors representing the family shareholders, long-term investors and independent directors.
Through their investment in the FSP, the four insurers, institutional investors reference want direct part of the long French savings held within life insurance, to investment in shares, consistent with their long liabilities duration.
Investments FSP made in consultation with the target companies, are realized through the representation of the FSP on the boards. In this perspective, the FSP offer each company an independent person to sit on its board and participate in its governance.