Astorg’s Investment in Armor-IIMAK

Paul Hastings and PwC Société d’Avocats advised Astorg. Armor group was advised by Natixis Partners and Equalis Capital, LEK and Jones Day.

Astorg, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its investment in ARMOR-IIMAK (“ARMOR-IIMAK” or the “Company”), an ARMOR Group’s company, via its newly launched Mid-Cap fund. Hubert de Boisredon and ARMOR-IIMAK’s Management team remain the majority shareholders with Astorg owning a 40% stake in the business.

Headquartered in Nantes, France, ARMOR-IIMAK, an ARMOR Group’s company, is the global leader in thermal transfer ribbons, which are inked films used as consumables for the thermal transfer printing industry.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Alexis Terray (Picture), Sébastien Crépy, Vincent Nacinovic, Amandine Guignard, Allard de Waal, Thomas Pulcini, Camille Paulhac, Juliette Hua, Stéphane Henry and Alexandre Ruiz.

The PwC Société d’Avocats team included Jean-Philippe Brillet, Jérémie Schwarzenberg and Elefterija Balkoska.

The Jones Day team was led by Emmanuel de La Rochethulon.


Involved fees earner: Emmanuel de La Rochethulon – Jones Day; Sebastien Crepy – Paul Hastings LLP; Allard de Waal – Paul Hastings LLP; Stéphane Henry – Paul Hastings LLP; Vincent Nacinovic – Paul Hastings LLP; Camille Paulhac – Paul Hastings LLP; Thomas Pulcini – Paul Hastings LLP; Alexandre Ruiz – Paul Hastings LLP; Alexis Terray – Paul Hastings LLP;

Law Firms: Jones Day; Paul Hastings LLP;

Clients: Armor SAS; Astorg Partners;

Naoual Sadouqi

Author: Naoual Sadouqi