Stibbe advises 3G Capital, the Brazilian-American leading investment firm with portfolio companies such as AB InBev, BurgerKing and KraftHeinz, on the acquisition of a controlling interest in Hunter Douglas, the global market leader in window coverings and a major manufacturer of architectural products with well-known products such as Luxaflex and Luxalon. The Sonnenberg family will continue to hold a 25% interest in Hunter Douglas, pro forma for the new capital structure.
3G Capital will strengthen the brands of Hunter Douglas and will further its expansion. The transaction values the ordinary shares of Hunter Douglas ("Ordinary Shares") at €175 per Ordinary Share (the “Ordinary Share Price”), implying an enterprise value of approximately $7.1 billion.
Stibbe worked alongside Paul Weiss as co-counsel on this transaction
Team: Heleen Kersten, Eva Das, Wouter Hofstee; Sebastiaan Witkam, Omar El Gachi, Rutger van Asbeck, Michael Molenaars, Reinout de Boer, Maurits van Dijk, Juliëtte de Jong, Marieke Driessen, Rein van Helden, Barbra Bulsing, Niek Groenendijk, Maarten de Bruin, IJsbrand van Straten, Boris Cammelbeeck, Judica Krikke, Paul Vestering, Roderik Vrolijk, Natalja van Hofwegen, Ea Visser, Diederik Kok, Jeroen Schouten, Rut Molenaar-Wingens.