MF.PA - Wendel

Paris - Paris Delayed Price. Currency in EUR


89 rue Taitbout
Cedex 09
Paris 75312
33 1 42 85 30 00

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full Time Employees126,362

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. André François-PoncetChairman of the Exec. Board & Group CEO2.61MN/A1959
Mr. Bernard GautierGroup Deputy CEO & Member of Exec. Board1.84MN/A1959
Ms. Guylaine SaucierMember of Supervisory Board120kN/A1946
Ms. Jacqueline A. Tammenoms BakkerMember of Supervisory Board97.5kN/A1953
Mr. Jérôme MichielsCFO, MD & Director of Operational ResourcesN/AN/A1975
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Wendel is a private equity firm specializing in equity financing in middle markets and later stages through leveraged buy-out transactions. It invests in both listed and non-listed companies. The firm seeks to invest in United States, Canada, Africa, Europe, and European Developed Markets. It invests between €250 million ($305.51 million) and €500 million ($611.03 million) in companies. It prefers to take a majority stake in its portfolio companies. The firm seeks to take a seat on the board of directors or supervisory board of its portfolio companies. It makes balance sheet investments. Wendel was founded in 1704 and is headquartered in Paris, France with additional offices across Asia, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, and Europe.

Corporate Governance

Wendel’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 25, 2019 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.