The Desseigne-Barrière family is the majority shareholder of the Lucien Barrière Group (60%).

Barrière is the Brand under which the hotels, casinos and restaurants of two distinct groups are marketed: Groupe Lucien Barrière (GLB) and Société Fermière du Casino Municipal de Cannes (SFCMC).


FIMALAC, holding company founded and run by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, is currently developing several areas of activity:


  • FITCH GROUP, in which FIMALAC holds 20% in partnership with the HEARST group, plays a key role in the financial services sector, particularly in ratings with FITCH RATINGS. 

  • FIMALAC has been developing a new digital sector based around WEBEDIA since July 2013 and is aiming to become a frontrunner in its internet-based areas.

  • FIMALAC also covers the entertainment sector. In France, it holds a strong position in organising shows and entertainment venues (the Zénith venues and multi-use venues).

  • Through FIMALAC DÉVELOPPEMENT, FIMALAC holds shares in the hospitality and leisure sector with 40% of GROUPE  LUCIEN BARRIÈRE, French and European leader in the casino market and a hospitality benchmark, and 10% of the SOCIETE FERMIERE DU CASINO MUNICIPAL DE CANNES.


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