Paul Hastings advised B & Capital. The founders of Be-Cloud were advised by Gaftarnik Levi Le Douarin and Mamou & Boccara. Crédit Lyonnais was advised by Cards Avocats.
B & Capital announced its OBO on Be-Cloud. Founded in 2012 by Lenny and Sébastien Vercuysse, Be-Cloud is a direct and indirect distributor and integrator of Microsoft cloud office software. With more than 850 small and medium-sized businesses as customers of its packages, which include maintenance, training and customization in addition to office suites, Be-Cloud intends to triple its sales in France within the next three years, which should involve expanding its network of integrators and increasing its services, particularly in the field of cybersecurity.
The transaction structured by B & Capital will enable Be-Cloud to continue and accelerate its growth by expanding its service offering, launching new products and services and expanding internationally.
The senior financing was arranged by Crédit Lyonnais.
Paul Hastings’ team was led by Olivier Deren (partner, Picture), Charlotte Dupont and Amandine Guignard (associates) on the corporate and contractual aspects and Thomas Pulcini (associate) on the tax aspects.
The founders of Be-Cloud were advised by Gaftarnik Levi Le Douarin (Mickaël Levi, partner, and Sarah Mobtahij, associate) on the legal and contractual aspects and by Mamou & Boccara on tax aspects (Laurent Mamou, partner, and Camille Stofati, associate). Crédit Lyonnais was advised by Cards Avocats (Chucri Serhal, partner, Carole Geara and Othmane Mestari, associates).
Involved fees earner: Carole Geara – Cards Avocats; Othmane Mestari – Cards Avocats; Chucri Serhal – Cards Avocats; Mickaël Levi – Gaftarnik, Le Douarin & Associés; Sarah Mobtahij – Gaftarnik, Le Douarin & Associés; Laurent Mamou – Mamou & Boccara; Camille Stofati – Mamou & Boccara; Olivier Deren – Paul Hastings LLP; Charlotte Dupont – Paul Hastings LLP; Amandine Guignard – Paul Hastings LLP; Thomas Pulcini – Paul Hastings LLP;