White & Case advises on unitranche and super senior revolving credit facilities for Five Arrows Principal Investments’ acquisition of Groupe EDH

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the finance providers on super senior revolving credit facilities for the acquisition of Groupe EDH by Five Arrows Principal Investments (FAPI).

FAPI is the European private equity arm of Rothschild & Co's Merchant Banking business. It is focused on investing in middle market companies with strong management teams, business models with high visibility of organic unit volume growth and strong free cash flow conversion. Areas of focus include data and software, technology-enabled business services and healthcare.

Groupe EDH is a leading group of higher education schools in communication, digital and creative studies with a network of international partners from the corporate and academic world and a focus on professional exposure and work experience. Its campuses have more than 12,000 students and it has 45,000 alumni throughout the world.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was co-led by partners Samir Berlat (Paris) and Hadrien Servais (Brussels & Luxembourg), and included partner Neeloferr Roy (Paris) and associates Charles Connesson, Charlotte Mouradian, Aurora Bouyer, Benjamin Degoul (all Paris) and Eline Souffriau (Brussels & Luxembourg). Willkie Farr & Gallagher Paris advised FAPI with a team led by partner Paul Lombard and including associates Nolwenn Poisson and Ralf Unger.

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