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Ladurée redeploys under new ownership

Ladurée redeploys under new ownership

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The company, renowned for its macaroons, intends to continue its development throughout the world.


Last March, 80% of Ladurée was bought by Stephane Courbit through Lov Group, a holding company created in 2008 and already owner of Banijay, Maison Fouquet and Betclic. In 2020, the pandemic had hit Ladurée hard and its turnover had been more than halved. The Holder group, which owned the company, opened its capital.  Hence the arrival of the Lov Group…


Ladurée in expansion


After the takeover, Mélanie Carron became the new managing director, replacing David Holder, the son of the founder of the Holder group. She spent several years at Deloitte Consulting before joining the Accor group for three years. In the kitchen, Julien Alvarez has been appointed International Head of Pastry Creation. The 2011 World Pastry Champion’s CV includes prestigious venues such as the Peninsula Paris, the Café Pouchkine and the Bristol.

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