Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the bank syndicate on the sale by Airbus Group of 17.5 percent of Dassault Aviation's share capital.
The sale was made through a private placement with qualified investors, for a total amount of approximately €1.6 billion. Dassault Aviation will purchase around 29 percent of the placement. Upon completion, Airbus Group will keep 24.6 percent of Dassault Aviation’s share capital.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan acted as Joint Bookrunners.
The White & Case team in Paris was led by partners Philippe Herbelin and Thomas Le Vert with support from associates Tatiana Uskova and Isabelle Touré-Farah. Partner Laura Sizemore (London) and counsel Max Turner (Paris) advised on US law aspects. Partner Alexandre Ippolito and associate Marcus Schmidbauer advised on tax aspects.
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