Cases & Deals

Sonepar sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic Partners

Client(s) Sonepar SAS

Jones Day represented the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island. Vallen is a leading North American provider of MRO industrial supplies, providing integrated supply solutions, vendor-managed inventory and safety services. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, North Carolina.