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A&O advises leading Dutch investors on financing for the acquisition of Hunkemöller from Carlyle

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01 July 2022

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Parcom, Opportunity Partners and other co-investors on the financing for the acquisition of Hunkemöller, one of the leading lingerie brands in Europe, from Carlyle, which also reinvested for a minority stake.

Commenting on the transaction, partner John Kicken said: “This transaction plays into the strength of A&O’s pan-European leveraged finance offering. Due to our expertise across the capital structure, we are able to adapt quickly to changing market dynamics and deliver a seamless execution across all sources of capital.”

The A&O team comprised lead partners John Kicken and Cathy Bell-Walker, senior associate James Green, and associates Sampada Bannurmath, Katrien Wilmots, Ivan Orsolini, Jeff Xu, Giacomo Geronico Orlandi, Sykes Mitchell and Andre-Pierre Cronje in London, partners Femke Bierman and Erik-Jan Wagenvoort in Amsterdam, partner Walter Uebelhoer in Munich and partner Yves van Pul in Brussels.