Firm Advises BeCapital in its Acquisition of Goëmar

June 4, 2010

BeCapital Private Equity SCA SICAR, a Luxembourg-based regulated vehicle dedicated to investments in cleantech companies, completes first investment in France.

It was recently announced that Willkie client BeCapital Private Equity SCA SICAR, a Luxembourg-based regulated vehicle dedicated to investments in cleantech companies, completed its acquisition of Goëmar, marking its first investment in France. With a presence in 45 countries, Goëmar is a leader in the marine biology sector, offering natural solutions from the sea for the development of products for agricultural use, plant nutrition and plant protection. BeCapital Private Equity SCA SICAR was formed by BeCitizen, Copeba and La Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild. The deal was handled by partner Annette Péron; European counsel Philippe Grudé; and associates Brice Pommiès, Mélanie Martin, Jonathan Gatsik and Matthew Lipsky.