Gide, counsel to iBanFirst and its shareholders on the majority investment of Marlin Equity Partners
31 May 2021
Deals | France | Corporate/M&A
Marlin Equity Partners acquires a majority stake in group iBanFirst from some of its current shareholders. Final completion of the transaction is expected in the coming weeks.
iBanFirst is a global supplier of financial services, delivering solutions across banking borders sector via its online platform that specialises in multi-currency transactions.
Gide advised iBanFirst and its shareholders on this acquisition transaction. The team was headed by partner Jean-François Louit, working with counsel Vincenzo Feldmann and associate Amandine Coulomb on corporate matters, partner Paul de France and associate Alan Sournac on structuring and tax matters, and counsel Yan-Eric Logeais, on employment law aspects.
Harvest Legal also advised the company and its shareholders on aspects of Belgian law.
Marlin Equity Partners was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Deloitte.