Rothschild & Co SCA, formerly Paris Orleans SA is a France-based firm that focuses on two core businesses: banking and private equity activities. Banking activities includes investment banking and third-party asset management. These businesses are owned by the holding company Rothschilds Continuation Holdings AG and are supported by a network of offices spanning five continents. They are mainly carried out through two operating entities: Rothschild & Cie Banque in France andNM Rothschild & Sons in the United Kingdom. The private equity activities focus on stable investments in companies. The investments are diversified in terms of both business sector and type of investment (equity holdings, mezzanine debt, etc.).