Kiloutou/Bergerat Monnoyeur (BM Location): Advised Kiloutou on its acquisition of BM Location, the third-largest general rental company for civil works equipment in France and part of the Cat Rental Store network in Europe.
PAI partners SAS: Represented this private equity firm, one of the longest established in Europe, in multiple construction industry transactions, including its
- €2.1B disposition of SPIE, the European leader in electrical, mechanical engineering, HVAC services, energy and communication systems, to a consortium led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice together with AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. At the time, the transaction was the largest leveraged buyout in France since the 2008 financial crisis.
- €535 million acquisition of controlling interest in Kiloutou, a construction equipment rental company engaged in the leasing of DIY heating, air conditioning, and gardening equipment to building trade professionals, civil engineering firms, manufacturers and individuals.
Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc.: Represented Kiewit, one of the largest and most respected heavy construction and mining organizations in North America, in multiple transactions, including its sale of stock and assets comprising parts of the Continental Can Company.
Rexel/Société Commerciale Toutelectric (SCT): Advised Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies, on the competition aspects of its acquisition of the assets of rival SCT, an electrical supplies distributor operating in the southwest of France. The French Competition Authority—Autorité de la Concurrence—approved the deal with no conditions.
United Subcontractors, Inc. (USI): Represented United Subcontractors, Inc. in its agreement to be acquired by Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (HCAC) for approximately $348.5 million.
Warburg Pincus/Total Safety: Represented Warburg in connection with its acquisition of all of the outstanding equity interests of Total Safety in a leveraged buyout. Total Safety, with more than 70 locations worldwide, is a leading global provider of integrated industrial safety services, strategies and equipment necessary to keep workers, facilities and the environment safe.