PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advises Holnest, Jean-Michel Aulas’ family holding, in the exclusive negotiations with Eagle Football Holdings

Holnest, Pathé and IDG Capital entered into exclusive negotiations with Eagle Football Holdings, LLC in the perspective of the acquisition by the latter of a majority stake in OL Groupe, followed by a simplified public purchase offer.

Whereas Jean-Michel Aulas will remain CEO of OL, the transaction will enable the consolidation of the Groupe’s financial structure in order to pursue its strategy and investments to strengthen its sports teams and infrastructures.

DELSOL Avocats advises Holnest with a team including

  • Henri-Louis Delsol, partner, and Vincent Guevenoux and Doriane Chevillot, associates, on the corporate aspects ;
  • Frédéric Subra, partner, and Maïlys de Meyer, associate, on the tax aspects.

Pathé and IDG Capital are advised by Allen & Overy LLP.
Eagle is advised by DLA Piper France LLP and DLA Piper US LLP.
OL Groupe is advised by Gide Loyrette Nouel and EY Law.