In February 2010, the airline company, XL Airways acquired a majority holding in the capital of AirtoB, a tour operator specialising in low cost travel mainly in Italy. The acquisition of this holding was carried out in partnership with Mr Frédéric de Fournoux, the Director of AirtoB and Evana, a minority shareholder. It was mainly implemented by a capital increase in AirtoB subscribed for by XL Airways France and Evana.
CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre advised XL Airways France and drafted the legal documents relating to the acquisition of this majority holding.
DS Avocats advised AirtoB, Evana and Mr Frédéric de Fournoux.
At CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, Benoît Provost, Thibault Jabouley and Virginie Corbet-Picard, Lawyers, provided advice on corporate matters, Anne-Laure Villedieu, Lawyer, on intellectual property law, Grégory Benteux and Magali Béraud, Lawyers, on banking and finance law, Nicolas de Sevin, Partner, and Florence Théodose, Lawyer, on employment law, in conjunction with Hubert Bresson, Partner, on taxation.
DS Avocats advised AirtoB, Evana and Frédéric de Fournoux. Jérôme Lombard Platet, Partner, Arnaud Langlais and Anne de Seze, Lawyers, provided advice on corporate matters, and, Claire Bertheux Scotté, Lawyer, on intellectual property law.
For further information, please contact :
CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre
Florence Jouffroy / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 32
Laetitia Mostowski / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 74