Laboratoires Lehning’s Acquisition of Laboratoire Lescuyer

Aramis, Nabarro & Hinge, Dentons, Stance Avocats, BSP Avocats and De Pardieu Brocas Maffei advised on the deal.

Laboratoires Lehning, the Lorraine-based natural health group, executed the acquisition of Laboratoire Lescuyer.

With this transaction, Laboratoires Lehning continues the diversification of its group. It also aims to accelerate the growth of the brands of both laboratories, by leveraging the synergies between their complementary product lines and distribution channels.

Founded by Jean-François Lescuyer in 1994, Laboratoire Lescuyer is one of the French leaders in health-promoting dietary supplements. Laboratoire Lescuyer’s products are formulated in-house, in La Rochelle, from high-quality natural active ingredients.

Specialized for nearly a century in homeopathic products sold in pharmacies, Laboratoires Lehning employs 370 employees and generates sales of €70 million.

Aramis advised Laboratoires Lehning with Raphaël Mellerio (Picture), Aliénor Harel (M&A), Benjamin May and Florent Mattern (IP&IT), Frédéric Milcamps, Lucie Larsonneur (Employment) and Nelson Da Riba (Tax).

Nabarro & Hinge advised Laboratoires Lehning on financial aspects with Jonathan Nabarro and Marie Santunione.

Dentons’ Corporate Life Sciences team in Paris advised Lescuyer’s shareholders, Abenex, Ouest Croissance and Bpifrance, on all aspects of the transaction with a team led by Partner Anne-Laure Marcerou, with support from partner Olivia Gueguen and a team of associates comprised of Laura Godard, Marie Decrette and Guillaume Béraud.

Stance Avocats team, including Gatienne Brault and Maya Steite Masri, advised Laboratoire Lescuyer Manager.

BSP Avocats team, including Pierre-Alexandre Degehet and Florence Bonnière, advised the Lescuyer family.

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei represented the banks with Christophe Gaillard and Thibaut Lechoux.

Involved fees earner: Nelson Da Riba – Aramis Law; Aliénor Harel – Aramis Law; Lucie Larsonneur – Aramis Law; Florent Mattern – Aramis Law; Benjamin May – Aramis Law; Raphaël Mellerio – Aramis Law; Frédéric Milcamps – Aramis Law; Florence Bonnière – Bonn Steichen & Partners; Pierre-Alexandre Degehet – Bonn Steichen & Partners; Guillaume Beraud – Dentons; Marie Decrette – Dentons; Laura Godard – Dentons; Anne-Laure Marcerou – Dentons; Jonathan Nabarro – Nabarro & Hinge; Marie Santunione – Nabarro & Hinge; Gatienne Brault – Stance Avocats;

Law Firms: Aramis Law; Bonn Steichen & Partners; Dentons; Nabarro & Hinge; Stance Avocats;

Clients: Abenex; Bpifrance; Isabelle Carmantrand; Laboratoires Lehning SAS; Lescuyer Family; Ouest Croissance Gestion;