Levine Keszler advises <b>Enersweet</b> on its acquisition of LICIEL Environnement

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Paris, September 19, 2023

Levine Keszler advises Enersweet on its acquisition of LICIEL Environnement

Enersweet, a French group specialized in energy transition strategy for the real estate sector, has acquired LICIEL Environnement, the leading French provider of energy performance diagnostic (EPD) solutions, developing comprehensive software suites for real estate professionals.

This acquisition marks the first step in Enersweet’s ambitious acquisition strategy, aimed at becoming the “one-stop-shop” for building energy transition. To achieve this, Enersweet plans to carry out two to three acquisitions per year over the next four years and invest a minimum of 100 million euros during this period.

This transaction was partially financed by Pictet Asset Management, an international institutional asset management and investment fund management group with 244 billion euros of assets under management. Pictet Asset Management, through this transaction, makes its first private debt investment in France.

Levine Keszler advised Enersweet on this transaction.

Advisors of Enersweet:
French transaction counsel: Levine Keszler (Serge Levine, Rebecca Zbili, Pierre-Alexandre Diaz del Castillo)
US transaction counsel: Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP San Francisco (Richard McDerby, Michel Narganes, Catherine Larson)
Financing advisor: Levine Keszler (Aude Manzo-Keszler, Grégoire Verchin)
Tax advisor: Arsène Taxand (Frédéric Teper, Anne-Sophie Barriere)
Intellectual property advisor: Steering Legal (Stéphanie Berland)
Financial advisor: Pareto Corporate Finance (Alexis Bellot)
Financial due diligence review: Odiceo (Sylvain Boccon Gibod, Cédric Desachy)
Legal due diligence review: Achache Valluet Arilla & Associés (Nicolas Valluet, Franz Achache)

Advisors of the seller:
French legal counsel: TGS France (Frederic Simonet, Audrey Arbusa)
US legal counsel: EPGD Business Law (Grant E. Kaplan)

Advisors of Pictet Asset Management:
Legal counsel: Mermoz Avocats (Martin Kyuchukov, Gilles Roux, Roxane Descarpentries)

Press Release: attached.