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Since 2023, ECF Group has been majority owned by PAI Partners

Since 2023, ECF Group, the leading international specialist distribution platform for foodservice professionals, has been majority-owned by PAI Partners, a leading French private equity fund. PAI has a strong track record of partnering with management teams to rapidly grow businesses and create global industry leaders. Having made 21 investments in Business Services since 2021, PAI has both industry expertise and extensive distribution and B2B distribution experience.


PAI Partners is a French investment fund that manages and advises on LBO funds and has a portfolio with a total invested capital of over €14 billion.


To consolidate its leadership in the catering sector, PAI Partners is supporting ECF Group with its development strategy and providing the resources to implement an active policy of organic growth and external development through acquisitions.


Alongside Naxicap Partners, ECF Group’s founders, employees and management team are minority shareholders committed to the group’s profitable development.