Azulis Capital’s Acquisition of Equity Interest in Talis Business School


McDermott Will & Emery advised Azulis Capital on the deal.

Azulis Capital executed the acquisition, via a secondary OBO, of a minority holding in the capital of Talis Business School.

Assisted in this transaction by Aquiti Gestion, Azulis Capital supports high-potential SMEs by providing them with equity capital to accelerate their growth and facilitate their transfer, in line with its commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

Talis Business School is a network of business schools offering courses from Bac to Bac + 5 in the fields of management, communication, sales, finance, marketing, international management and human resources management. Composed of nine post-baccalaureate schools, it is located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Ile de France regions of France.

The McDermott team advising Azulis Capital consisted of partner Grégoire Andrieux (Picture), and associates Herschel Guez and Tess Souquet-Basiege on corporate aspects, partner Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly on financing aspects, associate Côme de Saint Vincent on tax structuring aspects.

Involved fees earner: Maxime Garcia – EY Law; Marion Depelley – EY Law; Catherine Michelet-Quinquis – EY Law; Grégoire Andrieux – McDermott Will & Emery; Côme de Saint Vincent – McDermott Will & Emery; Herschel Guez – McDermott Will & Emery; Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly – McDermott Will & Emery; Tess Souquet-Basiege – McDermott Will & Emery; Stéphanie Gérard – Squadra Avocats;

Law Firms: EY Law; McDermott Will & Emery; Squadra Avocats;

Clients: Aquiti Gestion; Azulis Capital; Serge Marcillaud;