Ocee International Ltd Acquisition of Race Furniture Limited

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Ocee International Ltd Acquisition of Race Furniture Limited

Ocee International Ltd Acquisition of Race Furniture Limited

We are delighted to have acted for Ocee International Ltd on the share acquisition of Race Furniture Limited.

Ocee International Ltd is the parent company of acclaimed international contract furniture brands, Ocee Design and Four Design, and offer an award winning range of cutting-edge furniture products and services across the world.

The team was led by Associate Solicitor Kirsty Simmonds and assisted by Daisy Divoka, Senior Solicitor (Corporate), Habiba Kasker, Solicitor (Corporate), William Taylor, Trainee Solicitor (Corporate), Marcus Carter, Associate (Real Estate), Henry Elkington, Solicitor (Commercial) and Millie Kempley, Solicitor (Employment).

We are the lead legal advisers to Ocee having acted for them since the 2016 investment by BGF. Kirsty Simmonds comments: “We are thrilled to be working with Ocee on a further acquisition. Alistair and Steve are incredibly focused, it’s a real pleasure to work with them and we wish Ocee every success as they continue to grow and expand their range of products and services.”

Ocee has been recognised as one of the 100 fastest growing companies by The Sunday Times, and this acquisition of Race Furniture will allow Ocee International to broaden their portfolio to include iconic Ernest Race furniture, auditorium and lecture hall seating, and concourse passenger seating solutions

Alistair Gough, Group CEO of Ocee Design commented; ‘The whole team at EMW involved in this process, led by Kirsty Simmonds, have once again done a fantastic job ensuring that the acquisition process was conducted and completed to a very high standard that enabled it to be finalised at the required time. EMW's knowledge and the dedication of the team make them a pleasure to work with.’

If you would like further information on this deal, please contact Kirsty Simmonds on 0345 070 6000.