The Business Interview

Patrick Sayer, CEO of Eurazeo

The private equity industry is often criticised for its opacity. Critics say private buy-outs too often lead to bankruptcies and job losses. To discuss this issue, Markus Karlsson speaks to Patrick Sayer, CEO of Eurazeo. It may not be a household name, but it holds a majority stake in the car rental firm Europcar. It also holds stakes in the hotel chain Accord and luxury apparel maker Moncler, to name but a few.