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White & Case Advises Bank Group on Acquistion of IKKS by LBO France

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Natixis, Société Générale, Goldman Sachs International, UBS Limited and Mediobanca on the acquisition of IKKS from Roger Zannier by LBO France.

IKKS is one of the leading French ready-to-wear brands with a unique position in the 'casual chic' segment and sales of more than €300 million during 2014. LBO France became the majority shareholder in IKKS, with Roger Zannier retaining 30 percent of the company's share capital. Silverfern, a fund specializing in co-investment, also entered the IKKS capital structure as a minority shareholder.

The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partner Raphaël Richard with support from counsel Julien Chameyrat and associate Aïssatou Bah.

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