Jeantet has advised CRA, European leader in the manufacture of agricultural equipment, for the setting-up of a joint venture with Agrial, one of the leading French agricultural cooperatives. The newly-formed company, SM3 Claas, brings together the distribution activities of SM3, an Agrial subsidiary already part of the distribution network, the activities of Claas Caen and some of the activities of Claas Rennes. SM3 Claas now covers the French departments of Calvados, Manche, Mayenne, part of Ille-et-Vilaine and Orne, territories including major milk and cereal production areas.
Jeantet used a multidisciplinary team led by Vincent Netter, Partner, and Sophie Merlet, Joana Silva Leal and Alexandre Naudeau, Associates, from the Corporate/M&A Department, Olivier Angotti, Partner, and Isabelle Pontal, Counsel, Labor law Department, Catherine Saint-Geniest, Partner, and Laure Asdrubal, Associate, for the real estate aspects, and Florent Prunet, Partner, for antitrust matters.
DPJA was advising AGRIAL, with Benoit Marpeau, Partner, François Dietrich, Etienne Letang and Luca Bodi, Associates.