White & Case has advised Wilmar Europe Holdings B.V. on its acquisition of a 50% equity interest in Erca Poland sp. z.o.o (JVC Poland) and Erca Home & Personal Care S.r.l (JVC Italy) from Societa Chimica Lombarda S.p.A.
Wilmare EUrope Holdings is a a subsidiary of Singapore-based leading agribusiness group Wilmar International Limited. According to White & Case, “the principal activities of both JVC Poland and JVC Italy are the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of chemical products for the home and personal care market.”
The White & Case team advising on the transaction was led by Singapore-based Partner Jonathan Olier, Milan-based Partner Ferigo Foscari, Milan-based Local Partner Leonardo Graffi, and Warsaw-based Local Partner Aneta Hajska, and included Hamburg-based Partner Boerries Ahrens and Associates Bella Khabbaz, Angelo Messore, Ioannis Thanos, Jacek Polewski, and Iwo Malobecki.