History

1944

Gérard Fraikin creates Fraikin Group

1978

First step onto international market

with creation of Fraikin branches in the United Kingdom

1992

Expansion into Belgium and Luxemburg

1995

Fraikin is floated on the stock exchange

1997

Expansion into Spain

1999

Fiat group acquires Fraikin

2003

Eurazeo becomes a shareholder of Fraikin

2004

The acquisition of Fraikin is refinanced through securitisation for 600 million euros: France’s 1st whole-business securitisation

2005

UK: Fraikin Group purchases assets of Lex Transfleet,

part of RAC (Royal Automobile Club)

2006

Acquisition of Locafroid, 2nd ranking operator on the French market for semi-trailer rentals. Expansion into Poland, Switzerland and Slovakia

2007

CVC Capital Partners becomes majority shareholder

2011

Delivery of the 1st fleet of electric vehicles and opening of the Czech Republic

2013

Expansion into Hungary

2015

Expansion into Italy , Expansion into Germany, Expansion into Netherlands, Expansion into Saooudi Arabia, Expansion into Russia