McDermott Advises Amundi Private Equity Funds and Consortium of Investors on the Acquisition of the Reefer Group


McDermott Will & Emery has advised Amundi Private Equity Funds and a consortium of investors on the acquisition of The Reefer Group.

Amundi Private Equity Funds is to become a minority shareholder in the French-Spanish manufacturer of temperature-controlled trailers.

The consortium of investors included Unexo, Bpifrance and Ouest Croissance as well as a regional pool of investment funds.

This transaction will enable the Reefer Group to accelerate its development in Europe.

The McDermott team that advised Amundi and the consortium of investors comprised:

  • Grégoire Andrieux, partner, Sofiya Kachan, Claire Barra and Baptiste Tigaud, associates, on corporate aspects ;
  • Antoine Vergnat, partner, Côme de Saint-Vincent and Matthieu Rannou, associates, on tax aspects ;
  • Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, partner, Stanislas Chenu and Hugo Lamour, associates, on financing aspects;
  • Matthieu Adam, counsel, and Caroline Ruiz Palmer, associate (Brussels) on competition aspects ; and
  • Jilali Maazouz, partner, Anne-Lorraine Méreaux, associate, employment aspects

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