Press Release

Kirkland Advises J.P. Morgan on Privatisation of L’Occitane

Kirkland & Ellis is advising J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited as exclusive financial adviser to the offeror, L’Occitane Groupe S.A., on the proposed privatisation of L’Occitane International S.A. (HKSE: 973). L’Occitane is a global leader in the premium beauty market with more than 3,000 retail outlets, including approximately 1,300 owned stores across 90 countries. 

The transaction will be funded through a combination of external debt facilities provided by Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA-CIB), with additional financing capital provided by funds managed by Blackstone Inc. and its affiliates and Goldman Sachs Asset Management International or its affiliates.

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The Kirkland team is led by corporate partner Joey Chau, with support from corporate partner Brian Ho and debt finance partners Jacqueline Zheng and Sean Zhang.