Turnover: 207.3 million EUR (2023)

Country: France

  • The world's second-largest catamaran builder
  • CATANA GROUP benefits from nearly 40 years' experience in the design and manufacture of catamarans under the CATANA CATAMARANS and BALI CATAMARANS brands.
  • CATANA GROUP is a group totally focused on the manufacture and sale of catamarans.
  • With 4 production sites (3 in France and one in Tunisia) and a service base
  • the Group currently employs over 1,300 people
  • In 2003, Olivier Poncin turned his attention to the legendary Catana brand, which he bought
  • the Catana-BALI Catamarans shipyard produces over 300 boats a year
  • the group is listed


Catana Group diversifies after death 04/07/2023

  • Catana Group was acquired in 2003 by Olivier Poncin, who passed away on May 14th. It is now run by Aurélien Poncin, son of Olivier Poncin.
  • Catana Group is a listed company based in Canet-en-Roussillon.
  • It achieved sales of 150 million euros in 2022, more than 80% of which came from exports.
  • The manufacturer sold 250 boats in 2022, a record since its creation.
  • Success has been driven by the Bali range, developed since 2014.
  • The group is considering venturing into the motorboat segment, and plans to set up a factory in Portugal to produce motorboats.
  • The Catana brand, leader in high-end cruising catamarans, generates sales of less than 10 million euros.
  • Catana Group employs 1,500 people, including 580 in the Pyrénées-Orientales region.
  • The group has manufacturing sites in Canet-en-Roussillon, Rivesaltes, La Rochelle and Tunisia.

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