Our Shareholders

The combined net wealth of DELAGE shareholders represents several tens of billions of Euros.
For that reason, funding has never been a problem for DELAGE since its resurection in 2019.
Here is a non exhaustive selection of our shareholders.

Laurent Tapie

Re-founder and CEO of DELAGE, he is the majority shareholder of the company.
Former McKinsey consultant before becoming a succesfull serial entrpreneur in the Internet, Laurent is above all a car enthusiast.
(More details about Laurent in the Team section)

François & François-Henri Pinault

Father & son, François & François-Henri are among the most notorious French billionaires. They own, among other companies, “Kering”, the n.2 luxury group in the world (with brands such as Gucci, Yves Saint-Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, and many others).
The Pinault art collection is also notoriously considered as one of the most significant in the world.

Xavier Niel

Self-made-man, Xavier built a Telecom empire and became one of the most famous French billionaires.
He is also notorious for being the founder of the largest free school for new jobs in the Silicon Valley, and of the largest start-ups incubator in the world (located in Paris) with over 1,000 companies in which he has invested as a Business Angel.

Christian Boyer

Christian was one of the first executive managers of Microsoft France in the 80’s, which made him one of the first and important shareholders of the company. He later co-founded a successful software company. Trained in the same engineering school as Louis Delage, Christian is also a notorious French collector of cars, with a particular taste for very rare and fast cars.
Beyond being a shareholder of Delage Automobiles, Christian is also the first French client to have ordered a Delage D12.

Frédéric Leroux

Frederic is the co-founder of Carmignac, the largest independent asset management fund in Europe (over € 50 B under management).  Frederic is also a notorious car collector in France, with over 100 cars of all times, including some very rare units like an original Rolls-Royce with gold inserts from 1929, a Lamborghini Countach periscopo, a Bugatti Atalante, and other automobile jewels.

Georges Cohen

Self-made-man, Georges built a multi-billion euros IT consulting firm, that was acquired by Cap Gemini, of which he later became the CEO and largest shareholder. Georges is also the owner of the Island of Calivigny (Grenada) and  the permanent representative of Grenada in the United Nations Organization.

Hassanein Hiridjee

Hassanein is an Indian billionaire based in Madagascar, ranked 7th fortune of Africa and awarded “CEO of the year” at the African Economic Forum 2022. He has built one of the largest conglomerate of the Indian Ocean, with its main activities in Telecom  and Energy. He is also a notorious collector of art and the founder of “Fondation H” that gathers the largest collection of African Art in the world.

Louis-Christophe Laurent

Louis-Christophe is the founder or co-founder of several multi-billion euros fintechs (like GL Trade, the Lending Club, and others).
He is also a notorious art collector. 

Andrea Benenati

Andrea runs Stobene Partners, a diversified multifamily office based in Geneva and Hong Kong.

Andrea is also the owner of one of the finest collection of Ferraris in Switzerland, and a very good amateur driver, driving very special cars such as an F1 Ferrari within the “Clienti Corsa” program of the Scuderia.

Kevin Polizzi

Kevin is a French self-made man who, even before he turned 40, had already sold his Cloud Telecom company for several hundred million Euros. He is a car enthusiast and collector, in particular of Aston Martin.

Albert & André Abchee

Among the first to invest in DELAGE, the twins André and Albert Abchee are majority shareholders of a family group created in 1955. From generation to generation, the reins of the group have been passed on, with developments in multiple activities, notably import, distribution and automotive trading in Europe of German, French, Italian and Japanese brands (among others).

Menas Global

Led by Bapi Dash (photo opposite), Menas Global is a diversified investment fund based in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). A large part of its investors are from India.

Negma Group

Led by Elaf Gassam (photo opposite), Negma Group is a diversified investment fund based in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), which holdings exceed one billion Euros of investment. A large part of its investors are from the Middle East.

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