Eurazeo - Acquisition of National and Alamo in EMEA by Europcar Group

10 Nov 2006

Bredin Prat, Slaughter and May and Hengeler Muller, working as an integrated team, advised Eurazeo S.A. on the acquisition by its subsidiary Europcar Groupe S.A. of the car rental businesses of National and Alamo Rent a Car in Europe, Middle East and Africa for an enterprise value of EUR 670 million. The agreement was signed on 10 November, 2006 and completion is dependent on various conditions being satisfied.

The team also advised Eurazeo and Europcar on the entry into a transatlantic partnership agreement and brand licensing arrangements between Vanguard Car Rentals (the owners of the National and Alamo Rent a Car brands) and Europcar.

Contacts

Jeff Twentyman (partner), Christopher Acton (associate), Rebecca Cousin (associate); Competition: Isabel Taylor (associate); Intellectual Property: Cathy Connolly (partner), Martin Cook (associate); Pensions: Sandeep Maudgil (partner); Tax: Richard Carson (partner)

Bredin Prat: Sebastian Prat (partner), Jose Maria Perez (partner), Kate Romain (associate), Florence Haas (associate); Competition: Hugues Calvet (partner), Olivier Billard (associate) Ning–Ly Seng (associate); Tax: Sebastien de Monès (partner), Pierre–Henri Durand (associate)

Hengeler Muller: Competition: Christoph Stadler (partner), Nicolas Kredel (associate); Tax: Hermann–Josef Tries (partner), Lars Kloster (associate)


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