InVivo Group Acquires French Agribusiness Peer Soufflet Group

December 23, 2021

Willkie advised InVivo Group on €1.6 billion of financing in connection with the acquisition.

French agricultural group InVivo Group announced on December 9 that it completed its acquisition of Soufflet Group. The merger joins two of France’s leading agribusinesses.

In connection with the acquisition, InVivo Group secured €1.6 billion in financing from a syndicate of French and international banks. The new five-year syndicated loan will contribute to the financing of deal, as well as the refinancing of existing loans, working capital and the investment needs of InVivo Group.

The Willkie team was led by partner Igor Kukhta and associates Martin Jouvenot and Nolwenn Poisson.