De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés advised Andromède with the takeover bid on Oeneo
11 Sep, 2013
De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés advised Andromède with the takeover bid initiated by the latter on the shares and convertible bonds issued by Oeneo, a major player in the wine industry specialized in cask and barrel-making as well as cork-based closure systems among others.
Pursuant to this takeover bid opened on 4 June 2013 and closed after reopening on 6 August 2013, Andromède’s shareholding in the capital and voting rights of Oeneo rose from 37.92% to 62.73%.
Stéphanie Roy (pictured) and Vincent Schmitt, partners, as well as François Couhadon from de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés advised Andromède.
With regards to financial aspects, Andromède was advised by DC Advisory (David Benin and Thierry Marie). Crédit du Nord and Société Générale intervened in their capacity as co-sponsoring banks.
Oeneo was advised by Latham & Watkins LLP (Charles-Antoine Guelluy, partner).
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