Lone Star Funds’s Acquisition of Manuchar NV

In UK Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, advised on the matter.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised Lone Star Funds with a team including ノtienne Renaudeau (Competition Law), Clare Gaskell (Corporate M&A), James Howe (Picture – Corporate M&A), Owen Lysak (Finance).

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).

Involved fees earner: 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: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Lone Star Funds;

Author: Giulia Di Palma