Paris Office Advises Montefiore Investment in Acquisition of a 40 Percent Stake in SOFIBO

June 10, 2010

Acquisition is being made through Montefiore Investment managed funds.

It was recently announced that Willkie client Montefiore Investment, an independent management company focused onLocally Supplied Services (LSS) and growth-oriented investments in France has agreed to acquire a 40 percent stake in SOFIBO, a Bourges, France-based provider of affordable contemporary furniture. The acquisition is being made through Montefiore Investment managed funds. The deal was handled by partner Cédric Hajage and associate Grégory de Saxcé (Corporate); partner Jacques Philippe Gunther and associate Adrien Giraud (Antitrust); partner Annette Péron and associate Nicolas Tollet (Finance); and European counsel Philippe Grudé (Tax).