McDermott Advises Ardian on its Acquisition of Group RG

Overview


McDermott Will & Emery advised Ardian on its acquisition of Group RG (a leading distributor of personal protective equipment in France) from LBO France, alongside the management team and Latour Capital. The transaction remains subject to approval by antitrust authorities.

With the support of Ardian Expansion and Latour Capital, the management team’s ambition is to continue the Group’s expansion across Europe through external growth. Specifically, the company is keen to expand into Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Slovakia.

The McDermott team that advised Ardian in Paris comprised:

  • Grégoire Andrieux, partner, Edouard Baladès, Marianne Zwobada, and Alexandre Adande, associates, on corporate aspects
  • Antoine Vergnat, partner, Côme de Saint-Vincent, Fanny Le Pogam, and Paul-Henry de Laguiche, associates, on tax law aspects
  • Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, partner, Stanislas Chenu and Camille Judas, associates, on banking aspects
  • Jilali Maazouz, partner, Abdel Abdellah and Michèle Gueravetian, associates, on employment law aspects
  • Romain Perray, partner, Hélène Adda, associate, on data privacy aspects
  • Laura Morelli, partner, and Claire Boosz, associate, on intellectual property aspects

The McDermott team that advised Ardian in Italy comprised:

  • Ettore Scandale and Emidio Cacciapuoti, partners, Davide Massiglia and Stefano Pardini, associates.

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