The M&A and Banking & Finance teams within the Leroy și Asociatii law firm assisted EMI, the market leader in the field of integrated solutions and services for industrial access, in the transaction whereby the private equity fund Morphosis Capital Fund I, together with the fund’s investors, acquired the majority stake of 51% of EMI.
Leroy și Asociaţii, with Bruno Leroy – Founding Partner and Andreea Toma – Partner coordinating the team, provided legal assistance to the founder of EMI, Jerome France. The Leroy team also included Ruxandra Manciu, Adriana Spătaru and Anda Tufan – Senior Associates.
Leroy și Asociații was involved in all stages of the transaction, from the contractual documentation drafting and negotiation, to the assessment of the fulfilment of the conditions regarding the transfer of shares and the assistance of the client in signing the transaction completion minutes.
The closing took place on September 29 and the transaction was approved by the Competition Council on August 25, 2021.
“We are delighted that we can announce the completion of a transaction that gave us the opportunity to collaborate with Jerome France, a visionary entrepreneur. We are honoured that EMI has once again chosen Leroy și Asociații. This transaction was managed by an experienced team of lawyers specialized in M&A and acquisition finance. Our projects are very complex and diverse, in line with the M&A current market dynamic.” said Bruno Leroy, Founding Partner Leroy și Asociații.
About Leroy și Asociații
Leroy și Asociații is one of the most prestigious law firms in Romania that has been providing legal assistance and representation services in all areas of business law for over 22 years.
Currently an independent law firm, until February 2014 it operated as the local office of the French law firm Gide. The firm has a team of more than 20 lawyers with first rate legal skills and leading market knowledge, which gained national and international recognition due to its contribution on some of the most significant investments and transactions in Romania. The firm provides its client – multinationals, SMEs and international institutions – with the full range of services to meet their specific legal needs and to facilitate smooth interaction with the Romanian authorities and other stakeholders.
The M&A and acquisition finance practices within Leroy și Asociații are longstanding areas of practice, as evidenced by the numerous recognitions in international directories such as Chambers, Legal 500 or IFLR 1000.