Ardian takes control of DRT

In the context of an LBO valued at around €1 billion , Ardian has taken a majority stake in DRT in order to allow the group to strengthen its independence and its leader position.

Founded in 1932, DRT is a world leader in the production of ingredients derived from plant chemistry. At this time, the company generates € 500 million in sales (of which 80 internationally) and employs 1 300 people.

LL Berg (Olivier Abergel et Gaëlle Quillivic) have been involved as advisers fouding, who sold and reinvested part of their stake in the LBO.