Your business partner


The firm has developed extensive expertise in the various disciplines of corporate law and M&A.

We assist companies and their shareholders and managers in all stages of the operation, as well as in the legal and tax optimization of their personal situation.

Our firm assists companies and groups of companies, whether commercial, civil or professional, throughout their corporate life (choice of legal structure, organization of governance, relations with and between shareholders, etc.).

We are involved in mergers and acquisitions on a daily basis, and have first-rate experience of all corporate law issues.

From engineering to practical implementation, our teams are there to support you.

The firm advises industrial and commercial groups, as well as investment funds, on the structuring and implementation of M&A transactions.

We also support smaller companies in smaller operations.

Our firm has also developed particular expertise in advising family groups, helping them at every stage of their development, particularly in setting up a Dutreil pact.

Our M&A support covers the widest possible spectrum, thanks to our cross-functional approach: business sales and acquisitions can involve companies, groups or business assets.

They may be involved in leveraged buy-outs (LBOs), owner buy-outs (OBOs), management buy-outs (MBOs) or carve-outs.

We can also provide support for capital-intensive and operational partnerships through joint ventures or shareholder agreements, including exit arrangements. These operations often include the following services:

  • Company incorporations
  • Disposal and acquisition processes,
  • Tax and legal structuring ;
  • Corporate governance
  • Optimization of recovery schemes,
  • Legal audit (due diligence) ;
  • Support in identifying and monitoring risks specific to the activity or operation;
  • Fund raising
  • Sale of a business
  • Drafting and negotiation of all contractual documentation relating to the transaction (including peripheral agreements relating to the termination of intra-group links or the establishment of new agreements ;
  • Assistance in fulfilling conditions precedent;
  • Full assistance with signing and closing operations (verification of documentation exchanged between parties, completion of securities transfer and all related operations, etc.).
  • Asset and/or liability guarantee agreement,
  • Company or group restructuring (merger, demerger, partial asset contribution, etc.);
  • Drafting shareholders’ agreements ;
  • Approval of financial statements ;
  • Intra-group agreements (regulated agreements, cash pooling, transfer pricing) ;
  • Directors’ and officers’ liability;
  • Corporate capital investment ;
  • Shareholder disputes.
  • Post-closing litigation
  • BSPCE, bonus shares and stock options
  • Convertible bonds, debenture loans
  • Corporate actions (capital increases and reductions, securities issues, mergers, demergers, etc.),
  • Private Equity

Our team works in close collaboration with the firm’s complementary, multi-disciplinary skills to grasp the multiple challenges of these operations.

Our customers are based in France and abroad. We provide support in both French and English.