Our Firm

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 in 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 Chateau de Beauvois, Chateau Le Prieure, Hotel Saint-Martin, Chateau de Vaugouard, Chateau 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-Emilion vineyards Chateau la Croix Younan and Chateau la Garelle, produce Grand Cru wine for the hotels.  El Septimo Geneva, SA 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.

Real Estate
Real Estate
Since 2002, Younan Properties has been one of the leading investors and managers of Class A commercial real estate in the office sector. The company focuses on the acquisition of under-valued properties in the top 10 U.S. markets.
Hospitality & Resorts
Hospitality & Resorts
La Grande Maison Younan Collection acquires, renovates and manages historic chateaux-hotels in France. In late 2018, the company acquired its first beach resort in Portugal.
Golf & Leisure
Golf & Leisure
Since 2015, the Company has acquired four golf courses in France as part of La Grande Maison Younan Collection. The 18- and 27-hole courses and resorts are near to or contiguous to the hotels, and offer players incredible variety, complexity and beautiful vistas.
Wine & Spirits
Wine & Spirits
Through La Grande Maison Younan Collection, the Company owns and manages two historic vineyards in the famous St. Emilion area of Bordeaux where premier Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc and Merlot grapes are grown and harvested. This area is recognized for producing some of the most prestigious Grand Cru vintages in the world.
Luxury Branding
Luxury Branding
With the acquisition of MPA Studio de Creation, the Younan Company acknowledges the importance of creating and maintaining luxury brands. As a global creative studio with a rich heritage, MPA designs and produces 360/tools and point-of-sale materials that enhance a brand’s identity and showcases its creations.
Premium Cigars & Tobacco
Premium Cigars & Tobacco
The world of premium cigars and the people who smoke them have created a lifestyle that is much more than a pastime. El Septimo produces vintage tobacco from its own Costa Rican plantations to sell worldwide.