McDermott Advises IK Investment Partners on its Acquisition of the Blanchon Group


McDermott advised IK Investment Partners on its investment in the Blanchon Group, alongside Abenex Capital. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval.

The Blanchon group focuses on the construction and housing sectors, and in particular on the parquet flooring, industrial, wood and materials and paint wholesale markets, as well as DIY stores.

The McDermott team that advised IK Investment Partners comprised:

  • Diana Hund, partner, and Maxime Fradet, associate, on corporate aspects
  • Antoine Vergnat, partner, and Côme de Saint Vincent, associate, on tax aspects,
  • Matthieu Adam, counsel, and Caroline Ruiz Palmer, associate, on competition law aspects.

The sellers and the management team were advised by Lamartine Conseil.

Abénex was advised on its reinvestment by VGG.

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