Squire Patton Boggs has advised French private equity house EMZ Partners on the acquisition of Almerys, in which EMZ Partners has become a minority shareholder alongside existing shareholder Be Invest. Unitranche financing was provided by Barings.
EMZ Partners was advised by a team in Paris composed of partners Charles Fabry and Anthony Guillaume and associate Victor Dransard from the Corporate practice, partner Benjamin Marché and associate Marc-Aurèle Berret from the Banking and Finance Practice, partner Charles Briand and associate Terry Khayat from the Tax Strategy & Benefits Practice, partner Catherine Muyl and associate Marion Cavalier from the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, of counsel Stéphanie Faber from the Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets Practice, partner Pauline Pierce from the Labour & Employment Practice, and of counsel Erling Estellon from the Competition – Antitrust Practice.
Almerys specializes in third party payment systems in the healthcare space. With the support of EMZ Partners, Almerys aims to accelerate the group's development in its business lines and seize external growth opportunities.