Jean-Michel Aulas’ family office, Holnest, has signed an agreement with 13 partners, entrepreneurs and national and regional institutions to acquire the LDLC Arena, a sports venue located in the Lyon metropolitan area.
HOLARENA, a company created for this purpose, of which Holnest is chairman and 60% shareholder, owns 100% of the LDLC Arena as previously agreed with the Eagle Group.
LDLC Arena is one of the most emblematic venues in Europe. Thanks to its high-quality technological equipment and fully modular configuration, LDLC Arena will host numerous national and international concerts, major sporting and corporate events. As a vehicle of dynamisme for the entire region, it generates more than 500 direct and indirect jobs and benefits many sectors of the regional economy.

In the context of this transaction, DELSOL Avocats advised Holnest with a multidisciplinary team including :

  • Henri-Louis Delsol, partner, Vincent Guevenoux, counsel, and Mathilde Commaret, associate on corporate aspects
  • Frédéric Subra, partner, and Robin Bizolon, associate, on tax issues
  • Delphine Bretagnolle, partner, Jessica Neufville, counsel, and Céline Coelho, legal advisor, on employment issues
  • Hélène Vey-Morit, partner, and Grégoire Hugon, associate, on contractual aspects
  • Séverine Bravard, partner, and Arthur Collet, associate, on financing issues
  • Adrien Williot, partner, and Cyprien de Scorbiac, associate on real estate aspects