Financial. As part of its strategic refocusing around Lagardère Publishing and Lagardère Travel Retail, the Lagardère group has sold the Boursier. com website and its financial markets information and publishing activities to the Les Échos – Le Parisien group for a price of €3.5m. Les Échos was France’s first daily financial newspaper, edited in Paris since 1908 and once owned by the Financial Times, of London. It is now owned by luxury product group LVMH.