Turnover: 1.3 billion EUR (2022)

Country: France

  • Founded in 1912, Groupe Barrière is one of France's leading luxury hotel and casino groups.
  • The group owns 16 hotels in mainland France, most of them in the provinces, as well as one in Saint-Barthélemy and one in Marrakech. The group also owns 34 casinos.
  • The casino business generated sales of €518 million in 2020, down €200 million due to the health crisis
  • The group's activities also include thalassotherapy centers and several golf courses.
  • More than 120 "Tables Barrière" restaurants, including Fouquet's
  • 7,000 employees

News

Online casino, moving upmarket: the group's new ambitions 05/09/2023

  • The Barrière group was founded in 1912.
  • Alexandre Barrière and Joy Desseigne-Barrière took over the chairmanship at the end of July.
  • Groupe Barrière bought out Fimalac for 325 million euros.
  • The group's Fouquet's brand is present in New York, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
  • Groupe Barrière already operates online casinos in Switzerland.
  • The Barrière group owns all its hotels, with the exception of the one in New York.

The Barrière family regains control of its entire group 31/07/2023

  • Barrière is a major French player in the casino and luxury hotel sectors.
  • Fimalac owned 40% of Société de Participation Deauvillaise, but has now sold its shares for around 325 million euros.
  • The succession to the company's presidency took place last April with the arrival of Alexandre Barrière, the eldest son of CEO Dominique Desseigne.
  • The family's children, who already owned 60% of the capital before Fimalac's exit, now have full control of the company.

Heirs to Barrière hotels and casinos regain control 31/07/2023

  • Founding of the Lucien Barrière Group: 111 years ago
  • Today, the group is the leading casino operator in France and Switzerland
  • Coexistence with a minority shareholder, Accor, since 1989 and Fimalac since 2011
  • Purchase of Fimalac shares by the group's heirs: 325 million euros
  • Group made up of two entities: Groupe Lucien Barrière and SFCMC
  • Number of properties: 19 hotels (mostly 5-star, including a palace in Courchevel), 32 casinos, 1 gaming club, over 150 bars and restaurants, 16 spas, a thalassotherapy center and a balneotherapy center
  • Number of employees: approx. 6,500
  • Sales in 2022: €1.3 billion.
  • The SFCMC group includes a casino, three beach hotels and seven restaurants.

Alexandre Barrière takes over as head of the Barrière group 11/04/2023

  • Groupe Lucien Barrière (GLB): 110 years of existence
  • Alexandre Barrière: 36 years old, next CEO of the group
  • Fimalac Group holds 40% of Groupe Lucien Barrière's capital
  • Joy Desseigne-Barrière: 32, future Chairman of the Board of SFCMC and Société Immobilière et d'Exploitation de l'Hôtel Majestic (SIEHM)
  • Groupe Lucien Barrière: 32 casinos and one gaming club, 19 luxury hotels, over 140 restaurants, 6,500 employees
  • Sales 2022: €1.3 billion
  • Alexandre Barrière's objectives: international development and digital transformation, potential expansion of BarrièreBet and study of an online casino offering

Groupe Barrière: behind the scenes of a palace revolution 06/01/2023

  • Alexandre Barrière and his sister Joy Desseigne-Barrière are to become the sole owners of the Lucien Barrière group, whereas the family had been cohabiting for decades with a minority shareholder, Accor since 1989, Fimalac since 2011
  • Barrière, which includes 32 casinos (it is the leader in France), a gaming club and 19 luxury hotels, including a palace in Courchevel.

Financial Data

DUNS: 320050859

Legal Name: GROUPE LUCIEN BARRIERE

Address: 33 RUE D'ARTOIS , 75008 PARIS 8

Number of employees: 0 salarié (2023)

Capital: 1 215 145 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Turnover 23 192 338 26 592 268 29 237 888 28 088 268 27 249 638 26 137 720 23 845 491
Gross margin (€) 27 159 208 30 482 531 32 814 712 33 609 833 34 967 388 69 687 819 -
EBITDA (€) -7 226 634 -12 068 681 -15 247 385 -11 460 675 -7 940 567 -10 493 489 -
Operating profit (€) -10 271 867 -17 765 393 -20 334 045 -19 125 562 -8 057 962 25 665 726 -
Net profit (€) 45 109 979 -105 083 352 44 420 825 54 154 330 48 029 416 76 539 512 4 140 688
Turnover growth rate (%) -12,8 -9 4,1 3,1 4,3 9,6 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) -31,2 -45,4 -52,1 -40,8 -29,1 -40,1 -
Operating margin rate (%) -44,3 -66,8 -69,5 -68,1 -29,6 98,2 -
Working Capital (turnover days) 4 594,9 3 431 3 505,9 3 482,2 3 319,5 3 092,3 -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) -14,5 -44,8 -10,6 -14,1 23,3 -43,9 -
Net margin (%) 194,5 -395,2 151,9 192,8 176,3 292,8 -
Added value / Turnover (%) 37,8 17,9 16,2 20,5 36,1 28,1 -
Wages and social charges (€) 17 693 310 18 635 961 21 213 144 18 777 325 19 228 426 18 838 602 -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 76,3 70,1 72,6 66,9 70,6 72,1 -

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président du conseil d'administration Dominique Desseigne 79
Président Dominique Desseigne 79
Administrateur Jean-Henri Todt 78
Administrateur Thierry Moulonguet 73
Administrateur Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere 83
Administrateur Alexandre Desseigne-Barriere 37
Administrateur Didier Valet 56
Administrateur Nicolas Sarkozy de Nagy Bocsa 69
Administrateur David Layani 45
Commissaire aux comptes suppléant Jean-Christophe Georghiou 58

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