We've been building brand equity for close to 30 years.

Since 1989, L Catterton has made over 150 investments in leading consumer brands across all segments of the consumer industry. With over $14 billion dedicated to growing middle market companies and emerging high-growth enterprises, we are the largest and most experienced consumer-focused private equity group in the world.

We are currently targeting investments globally across six platforms:

L Catterton Flagship Buyout

Investments in middle market growth companies between $50m and $400m across North America and Europe.

L Catterton North American Growth

Investments in middle market growth companies between $10m and $50m in North America.

L Catterton Latin America

Investments between $40m and $75m in middle market growth companies in Latin America.

L Catterton Europe

Investments in middle market growth companies in Western Europe between €25m and €75m. Offices in London, Paris, and Milan.

L Catterton Asia

Investments in middle market growth companies between $50m and $150m across Asia in local / regional brands and retail / distribution businesses.

L Catterton Real Estate

Invest as a co-developer in large scale, mixed-use projects anchored by luxury retail.

Learn How We Foster Growth

Our Operations Team is comprised of in house functional and strategic leaders, our focused team of expert project leaders and associates and an eco-system of partners with expertise in key supplemental functions (e.g., digital, market research, IT). Together, these resources work closely both with our investment teams in due diligence to assess growth and improvement opportunities and with our portfolio company executives to act on and capture value across a range of strategic and operational value creation levers. Their work ranges from revenue and growth opportunities such as pricing, product development and e-commerce to cost and capital reduction initiatives such as lean manufacturing, procurement, and IT spend management.
Enhancing Operational Excellence
Our deep and dedicated team of strategic and functional experts as well as our embedded resources, provide real skill transfer to drive rapid operational improvements. We improve purchasing and supply-chains, manufacturing efficiencies, business analytics, pricing and margin enhancement, operating costs, and, inventory and working capital optimization. These highly differentiated resources underscores our commitment to be added-value partners.
Developing Strategic Thought Partnerships
Our portfolio companies benefit from our wide network of strategic industry contacts, active lending institutions, consultants, recruiters, and management talent. These sources provide market and product expertise, multinational distribution capabilities, access to new customers, and valuable investment and commercial banking capabilities.
Expanding Human Capital
We generally invest in companies with strong and proven management teams. Additionally, we may recruit and augment management to support the growth of a company. We utilize our significant industry contacts. In addition, we take an active role in ensuring that the appropriate incentives are in place for the management team.
Fostering Future Growth
We believe that long-term value can be created through a variety of strategic initiatives, including brand building, new product development, strategic alliances, entry into new channels and marketing, including specific digital capabilities. We partner with each management team to implement clear strategic and operating plans in order to foster future growth.