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06.09.2018Céline Maironi-Persin, Charles Mathieu, Claire Fougea, Mark Richardson, Paul Ast, Virginie Brault-Scaillet

Franklin and Sekri Valentin Zerrouk advise on the sale of Centile by MVC Capital Inc. and RMLS Inc.

Franklin advises MVC Capital Inc. and RMLS Inc. on the sale of Centile Telecom Applications, Europe’s leading developer of unified communications for operators and integrators in the B2B sector, to VOIP Holdings GmbH, a Waterland Private Equity Fund VI C.V subsidiary.  

MVC Capital Inc. is a business development company that trades on the NYSE and provides equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries. 

Franklin’s team was composed of partners Mark Richardson and Céline Maironi Persin, of counsel Virginie Brault-Scaillet and associate Paul Ast, advising on M&A – corporate aspects, and partner Claire Fougea, assisted by associate Charles Mathieu, on employment aspects. 

MVC Capital Inc. and RMLS Inc. were also advised by Adam Calisoff, from US law firm Ice Miller. 

On the buy-side, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk’s team advising Waterland Private Equity and VOIP Holdings Gmbh, was composed of partner Franck Sekri, assisted by associates Romain Castelli and Paul Tecklenburg, advising on corporate aspects, partner Thomas Verdeil, on tax aspects and partner Emilie Meridjen, assisted by associate Thibaud Perrin, on employment aspects.