McDermott Advises HLD on Exclusive Negotiations to Acquire a Majority Stake in Jimmy Fairly


McDermott has advised HLD, an investment firm specializing in the growth and development of European companies, on its entry into exclusive negotiations with the founders of eyewear brand Jimmy Fairly and investment fund Experienced Capital (ECP), to acquire a majority stake in the French eyewear brand, which offers quality eyewear at a fair price, while having a positive sustainable and social impact.

The McDermott team advising HLD comprised:

  • Diana Hund and Fabrice Piollet, partners, and Boris Wolkoff, associate, on corporate aspects
  • Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, partner, and Nathalia Tekely, associate, on financing aspects

Law firm Arsene worked alongside HLD on tax aspects.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised ECP and the founders.

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