Vauban Infrastructure Partners’ Investment in Paprec Group

Linklaters advised Vauban Infrastructure Partners on the deal. Gide advised Crédit Agricole.

Vauban becomes the second largest shareholder of the Paprec group with a 20% stake, alongside the Petithuguenin family, Bpifrance, BNPP, Arkéa and Crédit Agricole. This new round of financing brings the group’s shareholders’ equity to more than €800 million.

The Paprec group is the French leader in recycling with sales of €2.2 billion in 2021, and number three in France in overall waste management and energy recovery. It aims to double its business over the next 10 years. 
The Linklaters team in Paris was led by Bruno Derieux (Picture), partner and Nicolas Le Guillou, counsel, Jacques Mazé, Zoé Giovanetti and Martin Diwo, associates, in Corporate/M&A. Edouard Chapellier was in charge of tax aspects, Françoise Maigrot of real estate aspects, Cyril Abtan of financial aspects and Géric Clomes of employment law issues.

Gide’s team comprised partner Alexis Pailleret and associate Chloé Bouhours.

Involved fees earner: Chloé Bouhours – Gide Loyrette Nouel; Alexis Pailleret – Gide Loyrette Nouel; Cyril Abtan – Linklaters; Edouard Chapellier – Linklaters; Géric Clomes – Linklaters; Bruno Derieux – Linklaters; Zoé Giovanetti – Linklaters; Nicolas Le Guillou – Linklaters; Françoise Maigrot – Linklaters; Jacques Mazé – Linklaters;

Law Firms: Gide Loyrette Nouel; Linklaters;

Clients: Credit Agricole; Vauban Infrastructure Partners;

Giulia Di Palma

Author: Giulia Di Palma