White & Case Advises Wilmar Europe on Acquisition in Italy and Poland
Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Wilmar Europe Holdings B.V., an edible oils manufacturer and subsidiary of Singapore-based leading agribusiness group Wilmar International Limited, on the acquisition by Wilmar Europe Holdings B.V., a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Wilmar, of a 50 percent equity interest in Erca Poland sp. z.o.o (JVC Poland) and Erca Home & Personal Care S.r.l (JVC Italy) from Società Chimica Lombarda S.p.A.
The principal activities of both JVC Poland and JVC Italy are the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of chemical products for the home and personal care market.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partners Jonathan Olier (Singapore) and Ferigo Foscari (Milan) and local partners Leonardo Graffi (Milan) and Aneta Hajska (Warsaw), and included partner Boerries Ahrens (Hamburg) and associates Bella Khabbaz (Singapore), Angelo Messore (Milan), Ioannis Thanos (Hamburg), Jacek Polewski and Iwo Malobecki (Warsaw).
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