HLD’s Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Jimmy Fairly

McDermott and Arsene advised HLD, while Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised ECP and the founders on the deal.

HLD, an investment firm specializing in the growth and development of European companies, executed its entry into exclusive negotiations with the founders of eyewear brand Jimmy Fairly and investment fund Experienced Capital (ECP), to acquire a majority stake in the French eyewear brand, which offers quality eyewear at a fair price, while having a positive sustainable and social impact.

The McDermott team advising HLD comprised Diana Hund (Picture) and Fabrice Piollet, partners, and Boris Wolkoff, associate, on corporate aspects; Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, partner, and Nathalia Tekely, associate, on financing aspects.

Law firm Arsene worked alongside HLD on tax aspects with Denis Andres and Vincent Briand.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised ECP and the founders with David Aknin and Guillaume de Danne.

Involved fees earner: Denis Andres – Arsene Taxand; Vincent Briand – Arsene Taxand; Diana Hund – McDermott Will & Emery; Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly – McDermott Will & Emery; Fabrice Piollet – McDermott Will & Emery; Nathalia Tekely – McDermott Will & Emery; Boris Wolkoff – McDermott Will & Emery; David Aknin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Guillaume de Danne – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Arsene Taxand; McDermott Will & Emery; Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Experienced Capital Partners; HLD Europe;

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Naoual Sadouqi

Author: Naoual Sadouqi

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