AVALLON MBO FUND II has joined a group of managerial staff in a management buy-out of MPS International Ltd. Sp. z o.o., a Polish producer of private label cosmetics and household cleaning products and of packaging, from MPS Holding AB of Sweden.

GESSEL provided Avallon with comprehensive legal assistance at successive stages of the transaction, including in particular the due diligence study, drafting and negotiation of the share purchase agreement and of the investment agreement between Avallon and the group of managers, legal advice on securing of financing for the transaction, and negotiation of MPS’s commercial agreements regulating distribution of its products subsequent to the transaction.

The GESSEL team working on this project was led by Maciej Kożuchowski, attorney and managing associate at our firm’s M&A practice, and included Monika Wołoszka, attorney and managing associate, and Karolina Turko and Karolina Krzal, trainee attorneys.