Goodwin’s Paris Private Equity team advised Equistone Partners Europe in connection with its exclusive negotiations with Weinberg Capital Partners to acquire Bruneau, one of France’s leading online distributors of office furniture and supplies. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval and consultation with employee representative bodies.
Founded over 60 years ago, Bruneau offers a wide range of products for all professionals. Based in Villebon-sur-Yvette, the company employs approximately 750 people and generated sales of €312 million in 2016.
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm, which operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams.
The Goodwin team was led by partner Thomas Maitrejean and included associate Thomas Dupont-Sentilles.
For additional details on the transaction, please read the press release.