Osborne Clarke has advised Vaultier7 LLP (existing investor) in relation to a minority equity investment by Eurazeo (new investor) in Gisou, a high-growth premium haircare brand offering an authentic bee-based approach to beauty. Eurazeo is investing alongside co-founders Negin Mirsalehi and Maurits Stibbe who remain majority owners, and Vaultier7 LLP, existing minority investor.

Founded in 2015 by Dutch-Persian influencer Negin Mirsalehi and her partner Maurits Stibbe, Gisou is an authentic luxury brand fuelled by Negin’s family beekeeping heritage and her passion for beauty, now animating a global and engaged community of customers. Eurazeo will support Gisou’s ambitious growth plan across channels, categories, and geographies by leveraging its brand building, operating and consumer expertise.

The Osborne Clarke team advising Vaultier7 LLP was led by partner Geoffrey Beurskens and included Wouter Kok (senior associate) and Levi Schultz (associate) (both Corporate M&A) from Osborne Clarke Netherlands. 

Osborne Clarke’s corporate team is considered a go-to practice for many companies in the technology sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.

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