The agreement is subject to an amendment. The signing of this amendment one year before the initial expiry date attests to Crédit Mutuel Equity's confidence and trust in the Lanson-BCC Group's transformation plan.
Lanson-BCC is a group made up of eight champagne producing houses, founded and run by families from the Champagne region. It brings together high-quality champagne houses known for the characteristic features of their champagnes and benefiting from a valuable strategic fit between their customer bases. The combination of ancestral know-how and the most up-to-date techniques, creative autonomy and streamlining synergies allows each champagne house to develop its performance and ensures the durability of the Lanson-BCC Group.
- Champagne Lanson, a prestigious champagne house founded in 1760 in Reims, sells 80% of its champagnes outside France.
- Champagne Chanoine Frères, a champagne house founded in 1730 in Reims, produces champagnes primarily for European supermarkets and hypermarkets (Chanoine brand) and is known mainly for its Tsarine cuvée champagne.
- Champagne Boizel, a champagne house founded in 1834 in Epernay, specialises in mail order sales in France (B2C) and is sold in the traditional sector outside France.
- Champagne De Venoge, a champagne house founded in 1837 in Epernay, is sold through selective retailers, particularly its Princes range and its Grande Cuvée Louis XV.
- Champagne Besserat de Bellefon, a champagne house founded in 1843 in Epernay, sold through traditional networks (restaurants, wine merchants), with in particular Cuvée des Moines.
- Champagne Philipponnat, a champagne house founded in 1910 in Mareuil sur Aÿ, owner of the famous Clos des Goisses, whose champagnes are sold only by selective retailers as well as in the world's leading restaurants.
- Maison Burtin, Epernay, supplier of own-label products for European supermarkets and hypermarkets and also producer of Alfred Rothschild Champagne.
- Champagne Alexandre Bonnet, Les Riceys, owner of a huge vineyard whose champagnes are sold in traditional sectors.