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Bignon Lebray on the sale of Nactis Flavours to Nactarome

Bignon  Lebray  (Jacques Goyet,  Partner and  Louis Vallet, Lawyer in the  Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and  Private  Equity  Department ) advised Mr. Hervé Lecesne,  the majority shareholder of  Nactis  Flavours, a French and Belgian leader in the production and distribution of aromatic raw materials, food flavors and aromatic and functional ingredients for the food industry, in the sale of its stake to Nactarome  S.p.A. an Italian company.

The transaction includes the sale of all shares of  Nactis  Flavours, the sale to Nactis Flavours of the land on the main operating site located in Bondoufle and the reinvestment of part of the sale price in the capital of Nactarome  S.p.A.

The sale, which took place on December 20, 2019, is a new build-up transaction  for the newly named Nactarome Group (formerly Ambienta ) after the acquisition of  Aromata Group in 2018 and Ipam in 2019, allowing Nactarome Group  to become the European leader in the field of food flavorings with a turnover of one hundred million and 4,000 customers.

Legal advisers:

Seller’s advisers:

  • Bignon  Lebray Law Firm:  Jacques Goyet, Partner, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private  Equity  Department , Louis Vallet, Lawyer, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Department
  • Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati LawFirm : Massimo Di Terlizzi , Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Department, Fabrizio De Luca, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Department

Buyer’s advisers:

  • Pedersoli Law Firm : Alessandro  Marena, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Department, Elisa Bertoni, Lawyer, Mergers & Acquisitions Department and Edoardo  Bononi,  Lawyer, Mergers &  Acquisitions Department
  • De Pardieu  Brocas  Maffei Law Firm:  Cedric  Chanas Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Department, Rodrigue Tchouale, Lawyer, Mergers & Acquisitions Department and Nelly Achille, Lawyer, Mergers & Acquisitions Department
  • Tributario  Facchini  Rossi  Michelutti Law Firm: Luca Rossi, Partner, Tax Department, Giancarlo Lapecorella,  Partner, Tax Department and Marco Luigi  Belloni,  Lawyer, Tax Department