HAL Investments’ €32 Million Acquisition of Rotter & Krauss

HAL Investments' €32 Million Acquisition of Rotter & Krauss

Claro & Cia. and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised HAL Investments on the transaction. Carey advised EssilorLuxottica and Sullivan & Cromwell advised GrandVision in France and UK.

HAL has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the optical retail chain Rotter y Krauss in Chile. This transaction was already previously announced in May.

The 2007 net sales of Rotter y Krauss amounted to approximately € 32 million. As of July 31st, 2008, the company operated 44 stores and 82 points of sale within department stores throughout the country.

Claro & Cia advised HAL Investments with Hernán Felipe Valdés (Picture), Jorge Carraha, Isabella Mac Auliffe and Rafael Cruzat.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised HAL Investments with  Ignacio Larraín Jiménez, Guillermo Infante, Nicolás Santana, Magdalena Munita Irarrázaval, Catalina Montero and Macarena Gaitán.

Carey advised EssilorLuxottica with Claudio Lizana, Paulina Espinoza, Felipe Hepner, Daniela León and Oscar Lizana.

Sullivan & Cromwell advised GrandVision in France an UK.

Involved fees earner: Paulina Espinoza – Carey; Felipe Hepner – Carey; Daniela León – Carey; Claudio Lizana – Carey; Oscar Lizana – Carey; Jorge Carraha – Claro y Cia; Rafael Cruzat – Claro y Cia; Isabella Mac Auliffe – Claro y Cia; Hernán Felipe Valdés – Claro y Cia; Macarena Gaitán – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Guillermo Infante Cortés – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Ignacio Larraín – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Catalina Montero – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Magdalena Munita – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Nicolás Santana – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Law Firms: Carey; Claro y Cia; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Clients: EssilorLuxottica S.A.; HAL Investments;