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Advising Cannae Holdings on the entry into exclusive negotiations with Eagle Football Holdings for the acquisition of a majority stake in Olympique Lyonnais

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is the French counsel alongside Kirkland & Ellis (US counsel) to Cannae Holdings, Inc, financial partner of John Textor acting through Eagle Football Holdings LLC, in connection with the exclusive negotiations entered into by the latter with Holnest (Jean-Michel Aulas’ family holding company), Pathé and IDG Capital, the reference shareholders of OL Groupe, with a view to acquiring a majority stake in the group that owns Olympique Lyonnais (a League 1 soccer club that has won seven consecutive French championship titles with the men’s team and 14 consecutive French championship titles with the women’s team) and Groupama Stadium (a stadium with nearly 60,000 seats located in the Lyon area).

The transaction will be followed by a €86 million capital increase reserved for Eagle Football Holdings LLC and a simplified mandatory tender offer.

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