Operations by La Tour International in 2017

Health/Life sciences

January 2017 – Assistance of the French company Hôpital Privé Nord Parisien in the acquisition of a group of companies whose business is to operate medical imaging technical platforms.

  • Due diligence advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe for legal matters; Benoît Philippart, Ndeye Bar for tax matters
  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe

November/March 2017 assistance of Spanish, Swedish and Swiss pharmaceutical groups and venture capital funds in the context of a 37,5 million euros investment in a French company specialized in the liver gene therapy.

March/May 2017 – Assistance of the fund TRUFFLE CAPITAL in the framework of its investments for a total amount of € 1.7m in a company whose activity is the development of artificial muscles for the treatment of severe incontinence.

  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe

Service/Media

May 2017Assistance of the B LIVE group in the acquisition of MELPOMEN, a subsidiary of the English group SSE AUDIO GROUP, the largest UK supplier of audio services in support of the performing arts sector. MELPOMEN offers rental, sale, installation and maintenance services in the areas of sound, lighting and video.

  • Due diligence advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe for legal matters; Benoît Philippart, Ndeye Bar for tax matters
  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe
  • Financial advice: Linkers (Philippe Delecourt, Sidney Serval)

June 2017Assistance of the TRANSPALUX group in the acquisition of the companies CININTER and CICAR, specialized in the rental of lighting and control equipment, generators and technical vehicles for the film, audiovisual and photography industries.

  • Due diligence advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe for legal matters; Benoît Philippart, Ndeye Bar for tax matters
  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe
  • Financial advice: Linkers (Philippe Delecourt, Sidney Serval)

Construction

June 2017Assistance of Groupe Réguillon in its equity development operations with its historical investor, BTP Capital Investissement fund.

  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe

Transport/Logistics

July 2017 – Assistance of the NRJ group (NRJ Transport & Logistics, EXPRESSERVICE, CLERK), specialized in transport and logistics, in the context of the its sale to the WARNING group.

  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe
  • Financial advice: Linkers (Philippe Delecourt, Michelle Fine)

July 2017 – Assistance of the companies JIFFY-ONLINE and KAPLAN in the context of their sale to the WARNING group. JIFFY-ONLINE is specialized in the delivery, installation and maintenance of printing and scanning solutions. KAPLAN is specialized in refrigerated transport.

  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Anne-Claire Lapointe
  • Financial advice: Linkers (Philippe Delecourt, Michelle Fine)

Food

July 2017 Côme – 123 IM Investment:

In July 2017, 123 IM decided to invest two million euros in the Côme group, specialized in salad bar fast-foods.

La Tour International, 123IM’s advisor:

  • Due diligence advice: Stéphane Azria, Somya Habibi for legal matters; Benoît Philippart, Ndeye Bar for tax matters
  • Legal advice: Stéphane Azria, Somya Habibi
  • Financial advice: Chausson Finance (Bastien Laterza)