Société Anonyme
Traded as Euronext: FIM
Industry Financial services, Investment management
Founded 1991 (1991)
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people
Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière (Founder and CEO)
Products Credit ratings,
Commercial real estate,
Private equity fund
Subsidiaries Fitch Ratings (50%),
North Colonnade Ltd,
Fimalac Développement

FIMALAC (known as Financière Marc de Lacharrière) is a French holding company focusing on credit rating and risk management companies.[1][2][3] It operates in three business areas, credit ratings where it owns 20% of Fitch Group the third largest ratings agency, commercial real estate through North Colonnade Ltd and private equity fund through its subsidiary Fimalac Développement.


FIMALAC was created by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière in 1991.[4] He serves as the CEO,[3] and holds 100% of the shares of the FIMALAC Group, that holds ~80% of FIMALAC.[5] It is headquartered in Paris.[1][2][3] It operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and other members of the European Union, Asia, and South America.[1]

In 2005, FIMALAC acquired Algorithmics Inc.,[6] which it sold to IBM in October 2011.

In 2011, it acquired 40% of Groupe Lucien Barrière.[6]



  1. 1 2 3 BusinessWeek profile
  2. 1 2 Bloomerg profile
  3. 1 2 3 Les Echos profile
  4. Lacharrière : «Finance et culture sont complémentaires», in L'Express, 05/10/2007
  5. Organizational chart of the Fimalac Group
  6. 1 2 Official website recent news
  7. FIMALAC : Fimalac finalise la vente de 30% de Fitch à Hearst pour $1,99 md, in "Les Echos", 12/03/2015
  8. FIMALAC Investor Relations

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