Osead is a French company founded in 2006 and specialized in exploration and production of energy resources. The company has an exclusive licence to patents and technology for the extraction of hydrocarbons from tar sands and bituminous schists, typically found in Canada and Venezuela. Following an investment by Truffle Capital in 2006, Osead is pursuing opportunities for uranium and other mineral projects in Africa.
In June 2008, Osead successfully listed its Moroccan mining subsidiary, CMT, on the Casablanca stock exchange.
In 2013, Osead achieved a complete exit on a gross multiple of 2,8x.