Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) has committed to purchase the entirety of TotalEnergies' Dutch and German petrol stations. In addition, Couche-Tard and TotalEnergies intend to cooperate in the exploitation of TotalEnergies' Belgian and Luxembourg petrol stations. The transaction value is EUR 3.1 billion.
Couche-Tard is a leader in the Canadian convenience store industry and is one of the largest independent convenience store operators in the United States. In Europe, Couche-Tard is a leader in convenience store and road transportation fuel retail in Scandinavia and the Baltic. TotalEnergies is a multi-energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale.
De Brauw has been engaged as Dutch counsel to Couche-Tard, acting alongside Cleary Gottlieb.
The De Brauw team comprises Reinier Kleipool, Yi Duan, Rick van 't Wout, Eveline de Waard, Patrick van Rutten and Nick van Dongen.