Panasonic Group’s Acquisition of a Controlling Interest Zetes Industries SA

White & Case LLP has advised Zetes Industries SA on the sale by its key shareholders, Cobepa and Zephir Corporation, of a controlling participation in Zetes to Panasonic Group.

Zetes, a Belgian company listed on Euronext Brussels, is the European leader in design, development and implementation of integrated automatic identification solutions for goods and people.

White & Case advised Zetes on the transfer of a controlling participation (50.95 percent) to Panasonic, which will become the majority shareholder upon closing and be required to launch a mandatory tender offer on all remaining Zetes shares.

The White & Case team in Brussels which advised on the transaction was led by partner Thierry Bosly (Picture) and local partner Muriel Alhadeff, with support from local partner Jérémie Jourdan and associates Tom Matthijs, Thomas Glauden and Audrey Oh.

Involved fees earner: Thierry Bosly – White & Case; Tom Matthijs – White & Case; Thomas Glauden – White & Case; Muriel Alhadeff – White & Case; Jérémie Jourdan – White & Case;

Law Firms: White & Case;

Clients: Zetes Industries SA ;

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