Our experience in "Wine & Spirits" transactions
Opening of the capital of Château Branas Grand Poujeaux, AOC Moulis
We acted as exclusive advisor to the ONCLIN group (seller) for the opening of the capital of the company CHÂTEAU BRANAS GRAND POUJEAUX to a Dutch investor, Mr Hindrik GOMMER, former co-owner of CHÂTEAU RICHELIEU. BRANAS, whose vines are mainly located in the heart of Grand Poujeaux, is one of the leading crus of its appellation.
Shareholder reorganization of Maison Bertrand Ravache
We advised the shareholder reorganisation of the BERTRAND RAVACHE group, with the exit of the historical partner IXO PRIVATE EQUITY, and the opening of the capital to the financial partners BNP DEVELOPPEMENT, OUEST-CROISSANCE, GRAND SUD-OUEST CAPITAL.
Sale of Dupeyron Armagnacs
We intervened in support of the sale of Ryst-Dupeyron's Armagnac division to the American investor Raj Peter Bhakta, founder and former shareholder of the Whistle Pig distillery.
Maison Dupeyron was founded in 1905 in Condom (Gers). It has a rare stock of old vintages from 1868 to the present day.
Sale of Château Angelot-Robin, AOC Montagne
We acted as exclusive advisors for the sale to the ROBIN Family of a 49 hectare wine estate, 25 of which are planted with vines to date, located on the clay and limestone slopes of Pasac, in the Montagne-St-Emilion AOC. The ROBIN family already owns 4 other properties, including the famous Château Rol-Valentin (St-Emilion Grand Cru) and Vieux Taillefer (Pomerol).
Sale of Château Grand Ormeaux, AOC Lalande de Pomerol
Advisor of Françoise BETON and her family for the sale of CHATEAU GRAND ORMEAU to NOVA SY. Jean-Claude Beton, the creator of Orangina soda, had acquired GRAND ORMEAU in 1988 and, supported by his daughter, had raised it to the top of its appellation and, more broadly, of the Libourne region.
Acquisition of Château Louis, AOC St-Emilion Gd Cru by Hong-Kong Baolang Industry Co.
Accompaniment of the Hong-Kong Baolang group for the purchase of CHÂTEAU LOUIS in AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru. In 2006, Thierry de la BROSSE and his partners acquired this estate, which they named in homage to the iconic Parisian restaurant "L'AMI LOUIS", which they also owned.
Acquisition of Château Villa Bel-Air (AOC Graves) in Armand Ballande
Advisor of Armand Ballande and his family for the acquisition of CHÂTEAU VILLA BEL-AIR, owned by the CAZES group since 1988. With its 44 hectares of vines, the estate is one of the flagships of the Graves appellation. It includes an authentic 18th century Charterhouse listed as a historical monument, which was used as the setting for several film shoots.
Sale of Domaine de Valmengaux (AOC Bordeaux) to the Vallet family
Advisor of the Rapin Family for the sale of DOMAINE DE VALMENGAUX to David and Valérie Vallet. VALMENGAUX, located in the Fronsadais region, is an organic farming estate and a signature recognised for its pioneering approach to "natural" winemaking/maturing (vinification without inputs, fermentation in jars, eco-designed winery, etc.).
Acquisition of Château Tourans (AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru) by Vignobles K
K VINEYARDS Advisor for the acquisition of CHATEAU TOURANS belonging to RCR GROUP. The CHATEAU TOURANS vineyard covers nearly 13 hectares located on the coveted limestone plateau of Saint-Emilion, in the commune of Saint-Etienne de Lisse.
Opening of the capital of the Wine Merchant Eugen
Advisor of Eugène RAOUX for the opening of the capital of his Bordeaux wine merchant house, specialized in exceptional wines, to a minority investor.
Sale of Château Saint-Lô (AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru)
Advisor of SA LES VIGNOBLES REUNIS for the sale of CHÂTEAU ST-LÔ in AOC St-Emilion Grand Cru to an investor from Macau. CHÂTEAU ST-LÔ extends over 13 hectares, of which about ten are AOC St-Emilion Grand Cru in the commune of St-Pey d'Armens.
Acquisition of Château Haut-Cadet (AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru) by Château Grand Corbin Manuel
Advisor of SAS CHÂTEAU GRAND CORBIN MANUEL for the acquisition of SC CHÂTEAU HAUT-CADET from RCR GROUP. CHÂTEAU HAUT-CADET is a 19-hectare vineyard located in the commune of St-Emilion in the Corbin sector.
Sale of Château Lestage (AOC Montagne-Saint-Emilion) to Sergey Belikov
Advisor of PHILIPPE RAOUX GROUP for the sale of CHÂTEAU LESTAGE to a Russian investor, SERGEY BELIKOV. CHÂTEAU LESTAGE is a 19-hectare vineyard located on the limestone plateau of Parsac, in the Montagne St-Emilion AOC.
Sale of Vignobles Cassat to the Malet Roquefort family
Advisor of CASSAT family for the sale of its wine properties DOMAINE DE PEYRELONGUE and CHÂTEAU MAUVEZIN to the MALET ROQUEFORT family. EARL CASSAT PERE & FILS manages 13 hectares of vines, including CHÂTEAU MAUVEZIN which was awarded Grand Cru Classé until 1996.
Sale of Château la Clotte (St-Emilion GCC) to the Vauthier family
Advisor of the MOULIERAC family for the transfer of CHÂTEAU LA CLOTTE to the VAUTHIER family. CHÂTEAU LA CLOTTE is a Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Emilion, located at the gates of the village, with a 4 hectare vineyard planted in terraces. The wine storehouses are troglodytic; a privilege reserved for the historic vintages of the limestone plateau.
Sale of the Art & Vin trading house to Thibault Cruse
Advisor of Marc LAUNAY for the sale of the Bordeaux wine merchant ART & VIN to the winegrower Thibault CRUSE.
Sale of Château Mondorion (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru) to Thibault Cruse
Advisor of the sellers for the sale of CHÂTEAU MONDORION to Thibault CRUSE and his family. CHÂTEAU MONDORION extends its 13 hectares, all in one piece, in the commune of Saint-Sulpice de Faleyrens in the Mondou area, evoking the gentle slopes of the place.
Conseil stratégique des actionnaires du groupe Lapalu (Médoc)
Mission de diagnostic et de conseil stratégique des actionnaires du groupe LAPALU. Les DOMAINES LAPALU, aujourd'hui repris par ADVINI, exploitaient alors 240 hectares dans les AOC Médoc et Haut-Médoc, au travers des Châteaux PATACHE D'AUX (Médoc), LIVERSAN (Haut-Médoc), LIEUJEAN (Haut-Médoc) et LACOMBE NOAILLAC (Médoc).