McDermott Will & Emery, Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Bredin Prat advised on the deal.
Eurazeo PME entered into exclusive negotiations with the FCDE (Fonds de Consolidation et de Développement des Entreprises) and the CCFA (Comité des Constructeurs Français Automobiles) to acquire a majority stake in the UTAC CERAM group.
The transaction would allow Eurazeo PME to hold the majority of the capital along with the current shareholders: FCDE, CCFA, directors and key executives of the Group.
The common ambition of Eurazeo PME, the FCDE and the management team is to accelerate the company’s growth in Europe and globally and to support the Group’s development.
The McDermott Will & Emery team advising Eurazeo PME comprised Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues (Picture), partner, Fanny Rech, Baptiste Tigaud and Antonia Teleman on the corporate aspects; Antoine Vergnat, partner, Côme de Saint Vincent and Fanny Le Pogam on tax aspects; Laurent Ayache, partner, Charlotte Michellet and Marion Schwartz on regulatory aspects; Jilali Maazouz, partner, Marie-Elisabeth George, Marine Moati, Nicolas Chaubet and Anne-Lorraine Mereaux on employment law issues.
Eurazeo PME was also advised by Willkie Farr & Gallagher on the financing aspects with Paul Lombard and Ghita Lorabi.
Bredin Prat advised Eurazeo PME on the merger control aspects with Olivier Billard, Anne Jussiaux, and Romain Verzini (Antitrust).
Involved fees earner: Olivier Billard – Bredin Prat; Anne Jussiaux – Bredin Prat; Laurent Ayache – McDermott Will & Emery; Nicolas Chaubet – McDermott Will & Emery; Côme de Saint Vincent – McDermott Will & Emery; Marie-Elisabeth George – McDermott Will & Emery; Jilali Maazouz – McDermott Will & Emery; Charlotte Michellet – McDermott Will & Emery; Marine Moati – McDermott Will & Emery; Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues – McDermott Will & Emery; Fanny Rech – McDermott Will & Emery; Antonia Teleman – McDermott Will & Emery; Baptiste Tigaud – McDermott Will & Emery; Antoine Vergnat – McDermott Will & Emery; Paul Lombard – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;
Clients: Eurazeo PME;