Mergers & Acquisitions

Our firm provides assistance in any matter involving Mergers & Acquisitions.

We advise our clients, whether French or foreign corporations, in all the stages of a project, from the legal due diligence, the organization of a data room, the strategic considerations based on the issues deriving out of each individual case, the conduct of the negotiations to the finalization of the transaction.

Besides French, every member of our team speaks fluently German and English, which enables us to assist our clients and draft all the legal documents and agreements in all three languages.

The interdisciplinary profile of our Firm allows us to mobilize our team of experts to provide advice and answers to all the legal issues that may arise from a project.

Follow-up of post transactional issues : Once the transaction is performed, our Firm offers a regular follow-up and supervises all the legal consequences of such an operation in all areas (implementation of representations and warranties, transfer of employees, setting-up of internal reorganization measures and handling of the resulting social consequences, litigation support, etc.).

Here are a couple of recent examples :

  • - Takeover by a Chinese Group of a French corporation specialized in the distribution of portable power tools;
  • - Sale by a US company of its activities in France in the field of perliting;
  • - Takeover of a business of engineering and technical studies in the field of telecommunications within insolvency proceedings;
  • - Takeover of a French company specialized in the sale of tires, rims and automotive spare parts;
  • - Acquisition for a Swiss Group, one of the leaders in the sale of perfumes, cosmetics and luxury goods, of a French company specialized in the manufacture and packaging of such products.
  • - Acquisitions for a German Group of several maintenance companies in the field of nuclear energy;
  • - Acquisitions for an American Group of several companies specialized in cloud computing;
  • - Sale of business assets in the pharmaceutical field;

For any questions on M&A related matters, please contact our partner Patricia VINCENT.