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Freshfields advises H.I.G. Capital on the acquisition of Lagardère Sports

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has advised H.I.G. Capital on the acquisition of the sports marketing business, Lagardère Sports, which is part of the Lagardère Group. The Lagardère Group will retain a minority stake. The transaction is subject to clearance by the relevant antitrust authorities. 
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over €31bn of equity capital under management and specialises in providing capital to small and medium-sized companies. Freshfields regularly advises H.I.G. Capital on national and international transactions. 
The multijurisdictional Freshfields team was led by Julia Sellmann and also comprised of partners Michael Haidinger and Florent Mazeron who supported on providing corporate advice, partners Christian Ruoff and Cyril Valentin who led on providing tax advice, partner Katrin Gaßner who led on providing competition advice and partner Christel Cacioppo who led on providing employment law advice.


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