Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions

The Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions department supports, advises and defends companies at every stage of their development on everything from everyday matters to more exceptional situations.
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The "Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions" department benefits from recognized expertise in many sectors of activity : industry, services, energy, IT, health, ITC, leisure, real estate, medico-social, media, financial management, sustainable development, internet, renewable energy, aeronautics, tourism, sports, agribusiness, transport, banking, training, start-ups, events, education, etc.

It is involved in mergers and acquisitions during external growth acquisitions, private equity operations and in the context of LBOs :

  • negotiations and drafting documents
  • acquisition audits
  • relations with the stock exchange and competition authorities
  • shareholders’ agreements
  • optimization of acquisition scenarios
  • bank financing
  • continuity and transfer plans
  • takeover of companies in difficulty.

It is involved in all listed and unlisted company operations, in particular in the event of :

  • regular legal monitoring for groups and companies
  • start-up creation and growth
  • equity capital markets (capital increases and reductions, issues of securities, mergers, demergers, etc.)
  • restructuring
  • stock market regulation and relations with the AMF (IPO, public offers, reference documents, etc.),
  • contracts
  • international expansion
  • transmission,
  • preventive and collective procedures.

In the rankings of the best law firms involved in mergers and acquisitions produced by Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit magazine, the firm’s "Company Law - Mergers & Acquisitions" department has been in pole position in the rankings of key players for deals up to 75 million euros every year since 2011.

The "Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions" department is led by seven partners : Henri-Louis DELSOL, Jean-Philippe DELSOL, Philippe DUMEZ, Pierre GOUGÉ, Emmanuel KAEPPELIN, Philippe MALIKIAN and Amaury NARDONE.

The team works in French, English, and Italian.


DELSOL Avocats advised the founding partner of IDOSENS on the sale to the German group WIKA

Henri-Louis DELSOL, Partner, and Anne-Sophie HARTOG and Martin SOUYRI, associates within the « Corporate - Mergers & Acquisitions » department, advised the founding partner of IDOSENS, a start-up in the IoT business, on the sale of IDOSENS to the German group Wika, the global market leader in pressure, temperature and level measurement...


PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats’ “Corporate – Mergers & Acquisitions” department keeps growing

Philippe MALIKIAN joins the Corporate – Mergers & Acquisitions department of DELSOL Avocats as a partner. With more than 20 associates, including 6 partners and 3 Of Counsels, the “Corporate – Mergers & Acquisitions” department supports, advises and defends companies at every stage of their development and benefits from recognized...


PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised the British group PROACTIS in the launching of a tender offer over the shares of HUBWOO

13 March 2018 - Henri-Louis DELSOL, M&A Partner, and Vincent GUEVENOUX, lawyer, advised PROACTIS in the launching of a tender offer over the shares of HUBWOO, listed on Euronext Paris. This tender offer results from the acquisition by PROACTIS, listed on the AIM market in London, of the american group PERFECT COMMERCE. Following the...


Amaury NARDONE presented the Mid Cap France award to Laurent ABITBOL, CEO of Marietton Développement, during the CFNEWS Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Grand Prix on 6 December 2017.

The 2017 edition of the CFNEWS Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Grand Prix saw Amaury NARDONE present the Mid Cap France prize for external growth to Laurent ABITBOL, CEO of Marietton Développement. Every year, the corporate finance magazine CFNEWS awards executives and entrepreneurs who have achieved exceptional external growth. This year, the awards...