Hugo Nocerino

Counsel

Paris
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
21 boulevard Malesherbes
75008 Paris
T +33 1 53 43 46 74
F +33 1 53 43 46 99
hnocerinowillkie.com

Hugo Nocerino is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Paris. Hugo is mainly involved in French and international M&A and private equity transactions, for listed or non-listed groups or investment funds.

Admitted to the Paris Bar, Hugo graduated from a Professional Master 2 in Business Law and Tax from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne / HEC and of a Professional Master 2 in Financial Management and Tax from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Hugo Nocerino is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Paris. Hugo is mainly involved in French and international M&A and private equity transactions, for listed or non-listed groups or investment funds.

Admitted to the Paris Bar, Hugo graduated from a Professional Master 2 in Business Law and Tax from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne / HEC and of a Professional Master 2 in Financial Management and Tax from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Ardian on the sale of Solina, the leading European manufacturer of ingredient and seasoning blends for the food industry, to Astorg (2021).
  • CVC Capital Partners, through its CVC Capital Partners Fund VII, on its announced acquisition of a majority stake in Cooper Consumer Health from Charterhouse Capital Partners (2021).
  • IK Investment Partners, through its IK Small Cap II Fund, on its contemplated acquisition of a majority stake in LSA Courtage, a leading French online insurance brokerage platform (2021).
  • Arkema on the proposed divestment of its PMMA business to Trinseo, a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber (2020).
  • PAI Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in Euro Ethnic Foods (EEF), the company which owns and operates the grocery section of leading food retailer Grand Frais (2020).
  • Sagard on the acquisition of the Sterimed Group from Meeschaert Capital Partners. Sterimed specializes in sterilization packaging and infection control and operates in more than 70 countries (2019).
  • Elior Group, a global leader in contract and concession catering and support services, in the sale of its concessions catering business, Areas, to PAI Partners for €1.54 billion (2019).
  • Sagard on the acquisition of Vulcain Ingénierie alongside Equistone Partners Europe, Nixen Partners and Initiative & Finance (2019).
  • OpenGate Capital on its acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s silicon carbide division (2018).
  • OpenGate Capital on its sale of Nakan, a global PVC compounding solutions business headquartered in France to Westlake Chemical Corporation (2018).
  • PAI Partners on the GP-led transaction of its participation in Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals (2018).
  • Mademoiselle Desserts (portfolio company of IK Investment Partners) on its acquisition of Pâtisserie Michel Kremer (2018).
  • PAI Partners on the acquisition alongside Baring Private Equity Asia of World Freight Company International, the global leader in the General Sales and Service Agent market (2018).

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