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
  • 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.

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2019, Private equity : venture and growth capital, tier 3.

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.

News

More committed than ever

Considering the latest developments relating to Covid-19 and government announcements, we would like to inform you with full transparency of the measures we anticipated and implemented within our firm. We have all the IT and technical capacities enabling us to manage files remotely. Dematerialization of both internal process and legal...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats advised Voestalpine on the acquisition of 100% of Lietaert from La Ferroviaire de la Brie

DELSOL Avocats advised the Austrian group Voestalpine on the acquisition of 100% of Société d’Equipements Industriel Lietaert (SEI.L) from La Ferroviaire de la Brie. SEI.L has been developing railway switches and crossings since 2012, and benefits from SNCF qualification. With more than 52,000 employees, some fifty subsidiaries worldwide and a...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats advises the sellers in the framework of the takeover of Colonna by its CEO

DELSOL Avocats advises the sellers in the framework of the takeover of Colonna by its CEO Since its creation in 1972 Colonna, a broker specializing in group insurance, had been owned by several members of the family of the same name. Xavier COLONNA, CEO from 2008, takes over the brokerage business. DELSOL Avocats advised the sellers with a...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats advises on the Ribiere MBO

DELSOL Avocats advised the management of Ribiere on its buyout of the company from its sole shareholder and CEO since 2004, Mr. Daniel LOUISE. A team of four managers, headed by Joseph CHANLIAUD, who arrived as General Manager a year ago, took over the firm, which specialises in public service infrastructure and private civil engineering...

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