€330 million raised (primary and secondary); market capitalisation equivalent to €769 million
Paris – 27 May 2016– EnterNext today celebrated the first day of trading for Maisons du Monde, the European leader in home decoration and furniture collections (ticker code : MDM).
Twenty years ago, Maisons du Monde developed a unique and inspirational universe of homeware designs, offering affordable collections that showcase multiple styles, built on a design-to-cost process and an omnichannel approach. French consumers responded enthusiastically and its success soon spread to other markets in Europe. At the end of 2015, the Group operated 262 stores in seven countries and an e-commerce platform serving customers in eleven European countries. Maisons du Monde has recorded uninterrupted double-digit top-line growth for fifteen years. Today’s listing will give it greater financial flexibility as it expands its selective, omnichannel development strategy in France and internationally.
Maisons du Monde was listed through the admission to trading on 27 May 2016 of 45.241.894 shares, including 9.411.764 new shares and 10 000 000 existing shares issued as part of a public offering. The offering was enthusiastically received by investors.
The admission price was set at €17.00 per share, and market capitalisation on the date of listing was €769 million. Maisons du Monde was listed in compartment B of the Euronext Paris regulated market.
Gilles Petit, Chairman and CEO of Maisons du Monde, said:“We are delighted with the success of our listing. Investor interest is a sign of confidence in Maisons du Monde’s unique model and growth strategy. Listing has given us increased financial flexilibity that will enable us to step up our growth in France and on international markets in a growing market.”
About Maisons du Monde
Maisons du Monde is a creator of inspirational universes in the homeware industry, offering distinctive and affordable decoration and furniture collections that showcase multiple styles. The Group develops its business through an integrated and complementary omnichannel approach, leveraging its international network of stores, websites, mobile applications and catalogs.
The Group was founded in France in 1996 and has profitably expanded across Europe since 2003. It operated 262 stores in seven countries as of December 31, 2015, including France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, and generated 34% of its customer sales outside France in the year ended December 31, 2015. Additionally, the Group has been able to integrate a complementary and comprehensive e-commerce platform which grew at a CAGR of 36% per annum from 2010 to 2015 and generated 17% of the Group’s customer sales for the year ended December 31, 2015 from sales in 11 countries (all of the countries in which the Group operates stores, plus Austria, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom).