Younan Company is a global, private equity firm that specializes in acquisitions of assets and companies to complement its global luxury brand. The American-owned company headquartered in Southern California was founded in 2019 by Zaya S. Younan, Chairman and CEO of Younan Collection and Younan Properties. The company’s vision is to acquire a global portfolio of luxury properties and companies while building a world-class luxury lifestyle brand.
Younan seeks to create long term value by managing and investing capital with focused intent. The company prides itself on higher standards which lead to superior results. Since inception, the Younan companies have completed $6 billion worth of transactions with assets under management of more than $1.2 billion.
Younan’s European acquisitions are made through its subsidiary, La Grande Maison Younan Collection. The Younan Collection owns and operates 4- and 5-Star hotels and resorts including Château de Beauvois, Château le Prieuré, Hotel Saint-Martin, Domaine de Vaugouard, Château de la Perriere, and its latest properties, 5-Star Alexandra Palace, and its first beach resort, Malibu Foz Hotel & Resort in Portugal. The company also owns four French golf courses - Golf des Forges, Golf du Petit Chêne, Golf d'Avrille, and Golf du Vaugouard. Saint-Émilion vineyards Chateau la Croix Younan and Château Zaya, produce Grand Cru wine for the hotels. El Septimo Premium Cigars is a super-premium cigar maker, and MPA Studio de Création is a luxury branding and point-of-sale firm headquartered in Paris.
Younan Properties, Inc., is a privately held real estate investment and management company, specializing in acquiring and managing Class A office properties and in strong growth markets throughout the U.S. including Houston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Phoenix, and Colorado. It is a subsidiary of Younan Company. Known for its detailed, hands-on approach to improving operational efficiencies, while maintaining top building standards for tenants, Younan Properties is full-service with in-house expertise and resources in leasing, asset and property management, marketing, acquisitions, redevelopment, facility engineering, and financing.