WARSAW – March 2, 2018 – Greenberg Traurig is representing Abris Capital Partners, a leading CEE private equity fund, in the acquisition of Velvet CARE sp. z o.o., one of the largest manufacturers of hygiene products in Poland.
As a result of the transaction, VLET Holdings s. à r. l., an Abris Capital Partners entity, signed an agreement with Avallon MBO II B.V. regarding the acquisition of a majority stake in Velvet CARE Sp. z o. o. The closing of the transaction will be subject to, inter alia, obtaining certain standard regulatory approvals.
Greenberg Traurig lawyers advised on all aspects of the transaction.
On behalf of the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office, the transaction has been led by Partner Rafał Baranowski and Senior Associate Filip Kijowski.
The team also includes: from the Warsaw office – Local Partner Anna Hałas-Krawczyk and from the London office – Partner Henrietta Walker and Associate David Hirschman.
Abris Capital Partners is an independent private equity fund manager. Abris Capital Partners manages the capital commitments of many prestigious, international institutional investors including university endowment funds, pension funds, insurance companies and private asset managers. Abris Capital Partners manages a portfolio of nearly EUR 1.3 billion.
Velvet CARE is a Polish company and one of the leading manufacturers of cellulose hygiene products in Poland. Velvet CARE products manufactured in Klucze are being sold in 15 countries.
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