More than 20 years of growth
The company created by Thierry Lièvre in 1994 has its roots in the history of international trade and carries the DNA of the great merchant explorers of past centuries.
For more than 20 years, U10 has intervened as a supplier and partner in the universe of international retail in the interior design and home furnishings segment.
|1994||Création of the start-up L3C|
|1999||€10m in sales – Listing on the Marché Libre of the Paris stock exchange|
|2004||€100m in sales – L3C becomes U10 and is transferred to be Second Marché|
|2007||€210m in sales – LBO|
|2008-2009||Years of economic crisis|
|2010||€187m in sales – Thierry Lièvre buys back a block of shares held by an investor – end of the LBO|
|2012||€208m in sales – U10 sales returns to pre-crisis level|
|2013||€207m in sales – Thierry Lièvre buys back the 20% block of shares held by Banque Natixis|
|2014||U10 is 20 years old – Full early redemption of bonds|
|2015||New logistics building investment for an additional 18 000 m² (200 000 ft²) of surface area storage|
|2016||Development of U10 Limited : export sales of Home European collections|
|2017||U10 acquires 7.4% of its capital through a block trade|