December 10, 2021

The firm advised Montefiore Investment in its acquisition of a 28% stake in leading French construction and engineering company.

Willkie represented funds managed by Montefiore Investment in a significant investment in NGE. Under the terms of the investment agreement, Montefiore Investment will acquire a 28% stake in NGE, with the founders, managers and employees of NGE owning the remaining 72% of the company.

NGE is France’s fourth-largest construction and civil engineering company, with 14,500 employees in 18 countries.

Montefiore Investment, based in Paris, manages over €2 billion in assets and is France’s leading equity investor in small and medium-sized service companies.

The Willkie team was led by partner Grégory de Saxcé and included partners Igor Kukhta and Faustine Viala and associates Paul Dumas and Marie Filippi.