Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Policy
L Catterton Europe, is a portfolio management company authorized on 21 February 2001 by the French financial market authority ("AMF") under number GP-01009.
L Catterton Europe currently has an ESG Policy, available upon request, detailing its approach to the consideration of environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities into its investment process.
L Catterton Europe complies with the requirement to publish information regarding its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy pursuant to article L. 533-22-1 and D. 533-16-1 of the French monetary and financial code.
Considering the specificity of the sectors and the size of the portfolio companies in which L Catterton Europe invests (consumer brands of growing middle market companies and emerging high-growth enterprises with emerging maturity in ESG matters), L Catterton Europe has not yet implemented a formalized and systematic approach and methodology regarding ESG criteria, as contemplated by the French law (Code monétaire et financier – Art L. 533.22.1).
Meanwhile, L Catterton Europe seeks to collect from its portfolio companies a qualitative and quantitative information in relation to various ESG criteria and encourages its portfolio companies to consider its ESG Policy.
L Catterton Europe is a signatory of the France Invest Charter of commitments for investors in growth.