NautaDutilh assisted the founding shareholders (who also comprise the management) of EPCO SA (European Panel Company) with the auction sale of a majority interest in EPCO SA.
Following an intense auction process funds managed by The Riverside Company were chosen as the purchaser and investor alongside the founding shareholders/management.
EPCO SA is an innovative manufacturer of high quality sandwich panels for industrial and residential sectional doors with an exceptional high-tech production line, located in Tournai, Belgium.
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to USD 400 million. The deal was signed on 16 July 2016; closing is expected in Q3 2016.
The NautaDutilh team consisted of Joost den Engelsman, Elke Janssens, Michaël Zadworny, Heidi Waems, Mark den Bleijker, Barbara Nijs, Babs Schoenmakers-Van der Heijden. Financial advisor is Abundanza Corporate Finance.