Lone Star Funds’s Acquisition of Manuchar NV

Simpson Thacher and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised Lone Star Funds on the deal.

Lone Star Funds annouced its acquisition of Manuchar NV from AvH Growth Capital, the Maas family and the Manuchar management.

Manuchar is a leading distributor of chemical products in emerging markets, headquartered in Antwerp. It complements its chemicals distribution activities with international trade services in steel, polymers and other raw materials.

The Simpson Thacher team included James Howe (Picture), Clare Gaskell, Lucy Gillett, Surya Banerjee, Jewel Zhu and Tory Hansen (M&A); Sarah Lane, Caleb McConnell and Sefia Jivraj (Tax); Etienne Renaudeau, Pauline Patat and Susanna Breslin (Antitrust); Owen Lysak and Luqman Meedin (Regulatory); Adeeb Fadil and Noreen Lavan (Environmental); and Bobbie Burrows (Intellectual Property).

In Perù, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised Lone Star with Rafael Boisset, Raúl Vizcarra Castillo and Alessandro Mussio.

In Brazil, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised Lone Star Americas Acquisitions, LLC with Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero, Bernardo Môcho Moura, Camila Spadoni Mahfuz, Tamara Duarte de Oliveira,Rafaela Moreira Haddad and Amanda Almeida.

Involved fees earner: Tamara Duarte de Oliveira – Mattos Filho; Bernardo Môcho Moura – Mattos Filho; Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero – Mattos Filho; Camila Spadoni Mahfuz – Mattos Filho; Rafael Boisset – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Alessandro Mussio Gonzalez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Raúl Vizcarra Castillo – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Surya Banerjee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Susanna Breslin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bobbie Burrows – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adeeb Fadil – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Clare Gaskell – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lucy Gillett – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tory Hansen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; James Howe – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sefia Jivraj – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sarah Lane – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Noreen Lavan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Owen Lysak – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Caleb McConnell – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Luqman Meedin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Pauline Patat – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Étienne Renaudeau – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jewel Zhu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Mattos Filho; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Lone Star Funds;

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Author: Youness Semri