The Performance of French LBO Firms: New Data and New Results

From some business school in Singapore called ESSEC*, comes this presentation and working paper on the performance of bought-out French companies. A few interesting findings include that sales growth differential is about 6% and the EBITDA growth differential is about 20% greater in bought-out companies than in their conventionally held peers, and that these patterns are statistically significant in the first two fiscal years after the deal. 

Here’s the working paper:

And here’s the presentation:

*The school apparently also has a French campus as well.

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