Track record

22/07/2020

Bignon Lebray advises the founder of Oliver’Store (Stores-Discount.com) as regards the sale of the group to Hunter Douglas

Thomas Buffin, Partner and Kevin Polyn, Associate, have advised the founder of Oliver’Store (Stores-Discount.com) and his shareholders in the sale of the group to Hunter Douglas.

 As part of this transaction, Thomas Buffin, a partner specializing in acquisitions, mergers and divestitures, provided his legal expertise and advice to Olivier Lefebvre, Chairman and Founder of Oliver’Store Group. He was accompanied by Kevin Polyn, a lawyer specializing in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions and by Jérôme Granotier as a tax specialist.

Based in Villeneuve d’Ascq, Stores-Discount.com is the French pure player leader in the retail of window equipment products (blinds, shutters, pergolas and windows).

With this deal, Hunter Douglas, a Netherlands-based family group present in over 100 countries, has made its first e-commerce acquisition in France.

Seller’s advisors:

Legal counsels: Bignon Lebray – Thomas Buffin, Kevin Polyn and Jérôme Granotier

Financial counsels: La Baume Finance – Piers Lightfoot and Gilles Toussaint

Purchaser’s advisors:

Audits and legal documentation:

Alexen International – Rémi Turcon

Baker McKenzie Poland – Lukasz Targoszynski

Financial audits:

EY France and Poland – Sandrine Gobaut – Laurie Soyer – Sebastian Ickiewicz