Henri-Louis DELSOL


Henri-Louis DELSOL


Industry, Services, Startups, Internet, Information Technology, Event Management, Property, Media, Education

Henri-Louis DELSOL is co-head of the PARIS office’s "Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate law" department and and Co-Managing Partner of the firm alongside Emmanuel KAEPPELIN.

A lawyer with the PARIS and NEW YORK Bars, he has developed recognized expertise in :

  • sales, acquisitions and restructurings (mergers, partial asset transfers, LBOs, etc.) ;
  • stock-market transactions (particularly public offerings) ;
  • fundraising amongst business angels, financial investors and manufacturers ;
  • implementation of incentive mechanisms for staff and directors (management packages) ;
  • cross-border operations, particularly transatlantic, working on behalf of both French companies expanding into the U.S. and American companies investing in EUROPE.

Henri-Louis DELSOL graduated from Jean MOULIN LYON III University, where he gained a master’s degree in Business Law, and AIX-MARSEILLE III University, where he gained a DESS-DJCE postgraduate qualification in International Business Law. He also completed a LL.M in Business Law in the U.S. (at GEORGETOWN University), where he lived for three years.

He practiced at the law firm BREDIN PRAT for four years before joining DELSOL Avocats in early 2010.

He works in both English and French.

He was elected by his peers as one of the Lawyers of the Year 2020 in « Private Equity Law », as one of the Lawyers of the year 2021 in « Mergers and Acquisitions Law » and as one of the Lawyers of the year 2023 in « Corporate Law » by Best Lawyers (in partnership with Les Echos).
Since 2024, Henri-Louis DELSOL is ranked in Band 2 in « Corporate/M&A : Mid-Market » by Chambers and Partners.

The author of numerous articles, particularly on asset and liability warranties and shareholders’ agreements (Actes Pratiques, Droit des Sociétés, Jurisclasseur, etc.), Henri-Louis DELSOL also chairs EFE seminars for assistant lawyers on company sales, acquisitions and restructurings.


PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats assisted PACTE NOVATION in the context of HIGHNORMA’s acquisition of a majority stake

HIGHNORMA has acquired a majority stake in PACTE NOVATION, a company listed on the Euronext Access Paris market. Founded in 1994, PACTE NOVATION is a player in the field of IT software development, providing consulting, integration and development services tailored to customer requirements. PACTE NOVATION currently employs 53 people. PACTE...


DELSOL Avocats advised Edusign on the acquisition of AppScho

DELSOL Avocats advised Edusign, a SaaS platform for secure digital presence sheets, on its acquisition of the AppScho start-up. AppScho offers a complete solution enabling higher education establishments to centralise all their digital services on a mobile application for their students. This acquisition enables Edusign to broaden its range of...


Chambers and Partners 2024 rankings

DELSOL Avocats is proud to be listed in 3 Chambers and Partners 2024 rankings : Corporate/M&A : Mid-Market - Band 3 Litigation : Highly Regarded - Band 3 General Business Law - Spotlight In addition to these collective rankings,Gaëlle MERLIER has been designated « Up and Coming » lawyer in « Pharma/Life Sciences : Product Liability » and...