Duqueine Group: CMS Francis Lefebvre Lyon Avocats assists the Group with the reorganisation of its shareholding structure

CMS Francis Lefebvre Lyon Avocats assists the Duqueine Group with the reorganisation of its shareholding structure and a capital increase.

To drive the development of the group’s business in a positive global environment for aeronautics, the Duqueine Group increased its capital by eight million euros and decided to join forces with IDIA Capital Investissement and Crédit Agricole Régions Investissement in addition to its longstanding partner, ACE Management. These three funds now represent 40% of the company’s capital, alongside its president and founder, Mr Gilles Duqueine.

The Duqueine Group, a French leader in the design and manufacturing of parts and subsets made of high-performance composite materials, essentially used in the aeronautics industry, is stepping up its growth process. Today, this company created in 1982 by Gilles Duqueine, the group founder and president, records sales revenue of over 80 million euros and employs more than 900 people.

The Duqueine Group and ACE Management were assisted by ODDO BHF as the financial adviser, and by CMS Francis Lefebvre Lyon Avocats as the legal adviser. Mr Gilles Duqueine was advised in a personal capacity by Vulcain. 

Parties involved in the transaction:

Jean-Thomas Heintz, a partner at CMS Francis Lefebvre Lyon Avocats, advised the Duqueine Group with regard to legal aspects.

Gilles Coumert, a partner at CMS Francis Lefebvre Lyon Avocats, advised the Duqueine Group with regard to tax implications.

Christophe Marchand and David Taupin of ODDO BHF advised the Duqueine Group with regard to financial matters.

Chris Kodeck, a Finance Manager at Vulcain, advised Mr Gilles Duqueine regarding personal implications.

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