White & Case Advises DRT and Ardian on Entry into Exclusive Negotiations with Firmenich to Acquire DRT Group

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Les Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT) and its majority shareholder Ardian on entry into exclusive negotiations with Firmenich related to the acquisition of DRT group.

The transaction announced on March 6, 2020, remains subject to the consultation of the relevant employee representative bodies and to the signing of a final agreement and approval by the antitrust authorities.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Saam Golshani and included partners Alexandre Jaurett, Yann Utzschneider, Bertrand Liard, Brice Engel (all Paris) and Luke Laumann (New York), with support from counsel Julien Bensaid-Berset and Orion Berg (both Paris), and associates Alexandre Balat, Tiphanie Levassort, Tala Ayoub, Dany Luu, Maud Balagna, Anne Sauvebois-Brunel (all Paris), Jennifer Thomas, Caroline Cima and Robin Heszkel (all New York).

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