Yves Rocher Group’s acquisition of a majority stake in Sabon Shel Pa’am


Gornitzky represented Sabon Shel Pa’am (“Sabon”) and its Shareholders in the sale by its shareholders of approximately 70% of the shareholding of Sabon to Yves Rocher Group.

Sabon is a leading producer and retailer of cosmetic, body care, home style and ambience products sold in concept stores around the world. Yves Rocher is a worldwide cosmetics and beauty brand, based in La Gacilly, France. Yves Rocher is present in 88 countries on five continents

As part of the transaction, the selling shareholders will continue to hold a significant position in the global company and shall take an active role in the management of the company for the next several years, after which they shall have an exit right. In addition to negotiating the sale agreement, we were required to negotiate a shareholders agreement between Yves Rocher and the selling shareholders for the relationship between the parties and the management of the companies.

Gornitzky represented Sabon Shel Pa’am with Chaim Friedland (Picture), Yehonatan Raff, Yoav Meer, Sam Berkowitz, Danielle Skald (tax) and Bar Sarafian (labour)

Involved fees earner: Chaim Friedland – Gornitzky & Co.; Yehonatan Raff – Gornitzky & Co.; Yoav Meer – Gornitzky & Co.; Samuel Berkowitz – Gornitzky & Co.; Danielle Skald – Gornitzky & Co.; Bar Sarafian – Gornitzky & Co.;

Law Firms: Gornitzky & Co.;

Clients: Sabon Shel Pa’am ;