Country: Gabon
Sector of activity: Construction
Status: Investment phase
Associed fund: IPAE 1
Entrepreneur: Folly Koussawo
Employees: 25
In portfolio since: 2014

Trianon BTP Gabon is a construction company settled in Gabon and created in 2012 by a young team of Gabonese professionals, graduated and trained in France.

Trianon heads to a position of a gap-filler upon the local construction market: a small-sized company with tailored medium contracts offering equally high standards as the largest contractors. This ambitious model was proved right and efficient after a single year of activity. On August 1st, 2013, Trianon totaled €1 M revenue and was already considered as a major actor on the market for highly demanding private and public clients (National Real Estate Company, French Ministry of Defense, French Foreign Ministry…

 

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Folly Koussawo is a 37-year old Gabonese entrepreneur. He graduated from the IPAG (Nice) and from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (top-leading French school and world oldest civil engineering university) in Real Estate Management. He was Program Manager at Kaufman & Board, one of the greatest French Real Estate promoters and managed the construction of near 4000 houses within a local state housing program.

 

PARTNERSHIP WITH I&P

I&P committed alongside with Trianon

• To finance the company’s capacities growth (pre-construction site, joinery and carpentry unit, storage)

• To mentor and support the company’s commercial strategy and deployment in international operations

 

IMPACTS

• Enhancing local value-added

• Structuring of te sector

• Raising the industry standards

 

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