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.

Lawyers

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
  • Fundraising
  • 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.),
  • Commercial 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 team works in French, English, and Italian.

Rankings of the department

  • LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020
    • in Tier 3 in Private equity : venture and growth capital,
    • in Tier 5 in Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • LEGAL 500 Paris
    • in Tier 3 in Private equity : Venture and development capital
    • in Tier 5 in Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Décideurs :
    • LBO - lower-Mid et Small-Cap : Unbeatable
    • M&A - Transactions up to €75M – Unbeatable 1/2
    • Growth capital – Excellent 1/2
    • Venture Capital : Excellent 2/2
    • Risk capital : Excellent 2/2
  • Palmarès des cabinets d’avocats d’affaires 2020 :
    • Paris - Mergers <50M€ : Gold Trophy
    • Lyon - Corporate law - Mergers & Acquisitions - Private Equity : Gold Trophy
  • Palmarès Le Point 2020 :
    • DELSOL Avocats’ expertise is recommended in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).
  • Option Droit & Affaires :
    • Development capital and LBOs (operations amounting to less than 50 million euros) : ***
    • Innovation capital : *
    • Assistance to managers with LBO transactions : *

News

DELSOL Avocats assisted BOLLINGER with the acquisition of a vineyard in the USA

DELSOL Avocats assisted the BOLLINGER family, owner of the BOLLINGER champagne house, in the context of the acquisition of Ponzi Vineyards located in Oregon, where the group will produce a range of chardonnay and pinot wines in order to develop its activities on the other side of the Atlantic. DELSOL Avocats provided assistance in corporate...

Read

DELSOL Avocats advised Dentsu with the assignment of 3 of its activities

The advertising agency, Dentsu France, made the strategic decision to simplify its organization on the French market and to outsource some of its activities to entities to become partners. This is the case for Dentsu Consulting, which capital was acquired by its management. The group’s activities in the sports and health (MKTG Santé) sectors...

Read

PRESS RELEASE –DELSOL Avocats pursues its growth dynamic and announces the appointment of two new partners in financing and in restructuring

After many successful years of development and positive results for 2020 despite the economic climate, DELSOL Avocats has decided to pursue its development and growth strategy by appointing Séverine BRAVARD and Manuel WINGERT as partners. Séverine BRAVARD joined the "Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate Law" department in 2001. She has since...

Read

PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats advised BAGE Group with the acquisition of TEAM RESEAUX

Created in 2010, BAGE group is a major player in the design, construction and maintenance of energy, telecommunications and water supply networks. TEAM RESEAUX is one of the leaders in electrical distribution, THD network and electrical maintenance work. The integration of TEAM RESEAUX into BAGE group allows the latter to strengthen its...

Read