FFP (EPA:FFP) - FFP to become Peugeot Invest
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Neuilly-sur-Seine, 22 February 2021
FFP to become Peugeot Invest
FFP's Board of Directors will submit a proposed change of name to Peugeot
Invest to its shareholders at the company's Annual General Meeting to be held
on 31 March.
With this clear and descriptive name, the listed investment company confirms
its roots in Peugeot's history, which began more than two hundred years ago,
and particularly its industrial, family-run, responsible and long-term DNA. It
further strengthens the legitimacy acquired by FFP from its various holdings
over many years.
This name change also expresses with simplicity and dynamism the company's role
as an investor and the values and expertise shared by all its employees in
Paris and London. It will improve the company's readability for all its
The company will continue to pursue its strategy of long-term investment and
diversification it has successfully pursued since 2003.
FFP and its controlling shareholder Etablissements Peugeot Frères, through
their joint subsidiary Peugeot 1810, remain a major shareholder in the new
Stellantis group, which they helped create through the merger between Peugeot
S.A. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
FFP also holds stakes in companies and private equity funds that are based on
long-term growth trends and which have shown their resilience during this
In order to maintain overall consistency in the company's communication, FFP's
subsidiaries will be renamed as follows :
- Maillot I, a subsidiary co-owned with its majority shareholder Etablissements
Peugeot Frères to carry their stakes in Stellantis and Faurecia, will become
- FFP Invest will become Peugeot Invest Assets
- FFP Investment UK Limited will become Peugeot Invest UK Limited
For Robert Peugeot, Chairman of the Board of FFP: "Nearly twenty years ago, we
embarked on a new entrepreneurial adventure, developing our assets by
supporting the growth of successful companies in diversified sectors. It seemed
obvious and timely that our name should better reflect the link between our
history and our investment activity."
Bertrand Finet, CEO of FFP, added: "This new name will better explain our
activity to our stakeholders, while highlighting our values and our industrial
history through the Peugeot name."
FFP is an investment company listed on Euronext, majority-owned by
Etablissements Peugeot Frères. FFP is one of the leading shareholders of
Stellantis and pursues a minority-shareholding and long-term investment policy.
FFP holds participations in listed companies (SEB, Safran, ORPEA, LISI, SPIE),
non- listed companies (Tikehau Capital Advisors, Acteon, Total-Eren),
co-investments (IHS, JAB Holding), private equity funds and real estate (SIGNA
Prime Selection, Immobilière Dassault).
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