Paris - The investment fund LBO announced the finalization of the acquisition of IKKS, one of the leading French apparel brand on the casual-chic segment. LBO France became the group’s majority shareholder along with Roger Zannier who still holds 30% of the capital, and with Silverfern, a fund specialized in co-investment which has the minority stake.

Mayer Brown advised LBO France with regard to the legal aspects of this acquisition through Thomas Philippe (partner) and Marine Larrue-Druin (associate). Olivier Parawan (partner) and Paul de France were in charge of the tax aspects of the transaction, Patrick Teboul (partner) and Antoine Bouzanquet of the financing aspects, and Nathalie Jalabert-Doury (partner) and Joséphine Fourquet of the competition law aspects.