Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier advised Henri Beaufour on the demerger of family holding Mayroy and the internal reclassification of its Ipsen shares, resulting in a request for a waiver to the obligation to file a mandatory tender offer.
Henri Beaufour’s holding company will hold 26.03% of Ipsen’s share capital and 33.27% of its voting rights. The Schwabe family will hold 4.34% of the capital and 5.54% of the voting rights.
The Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier team included Marcus Billam (partner), Orphée Grosjean and Sarah Rodriguez (associates) on M&A aspects, as well as Martin Lebeuf (partner) and Martin Grange (associate) on financing aspects and Vincent Agulhon (partner) on tax law aspects.
London office of McDermott Will & Emery also advised Henri Beaufour on trust law aspects. Banque Hottinguer acted as financial advisor.
The family trust was advised by Skadden.