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14 August 2020

Stehlin & Associés advised the buyers on the acquisition of Idées du Monde

Stehlin & Associés advised the buyers (family office) in respect to the acquisition, via the holding company Nomade Lodge, of 100% of the share capital of Idées du Monde, sold by its founder and president, Mr. Jack Bollet.

Idées du Monde, founded in 2005 by Mr. Jack Bollet, has built a strong reputation in the world of events and the sale of travelling tourism products, by offering original accommodation and spaces, such as yurts.

Nomade Lodge offers accommodation services, team building, organisation of seminars and professional events, as well as weddings and catering options. Disposing of 8 ha in the countryside, 45 minutes outside Paris, the Nomade-Lodge is first and foremost an old farmhouse typical of Brie, completely rehabilitated. Warm old barns offer large modular spaces allowing flexible organisation of meetings, conventions, exhibitions, workshops and team buildings, professional events, all within daylight, equipped with the latest technologies. A multitude of “lodgings”, like at home, can accommodate meetings and workshops, “sub-committees” or simply spaces for relaxation and conviviality. The main attraction of the site remains, however, the large yurt of the Khan with the sound of his gong, a unique and unusual space, as well as the “glamping” of Cocoon yurts, straight imported from Mongolia, cozy, colorful (hand painted). which even in the middle of winter will make you dream and travel less than an hour away from Paris.

The team within Stehlin & Associés, which advised the buyers on this acquisition, was led by partner Svetlana Tokoucheva, assisted by with associate Anne-Laure Dupont-Scherer, on the corporate / M&A aspects, by partner Catherine de Manneville, assisted by associates Alexandre Benslima and Ephraïm Landau, in respect to the tax structuring of the transaction, and by counsel Jean-François Copé, on the corporate aspects and the legal structuring of the financing.

Co-financing was provided by Crédit Agricole Mutuel Brie-Picardie and by the Banque Européenne du Crédit Mutuel.