In the press...
DELSOL Avocats advised leading French private education group MediaSchool, specialising in media and communication, on its first major fundraising round, conducted by Florac Investissements. The DELSOL Avocats team consisted of partner Henri-Louis DELSOL and associates Vincent GUEVENOUX and Alexandre ZITOUNE (Corporate), partner Julien MONSENEGO and associate Clément GUITET (Tax Law); partner Elsa LEDERLIN and associate Marion STOFATI (Employment Law) and partner Benoît BOUSSIER (Real Estate Law). The deal was reported by CFNews, Capital Finance, La Lettre des Juristes d Affaires and Juristes_associés.
Alexis CHABERT, a partner in the Litigation Department, had an article entitled Justice en danger : un espoir nommé nouvelles technologies (Justice in danger: new technology holds out hope) published in Le Tout Lyon of 16 May 2020.
Partner Pierre GOUGÉ and associate Anaïs FAURY (Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions), alongside partner Alexis BECQUART and legal advisor Sarah FARHAT (Non-Profit Organisations - Social & Solidarity-based Entrepreneurship), advised C est qui le patron?! on the launch of its solidarity fund in response to the Covid-19 epidemic. The deal was reported in Le Monde du Droit, La Lettre des Juristes d Affaires and Juristes_associés.
Amaury NARDONE, a partner in the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Department, assisted by a team consisting of associates Hala NEHMÉ and Fanny RICHARD, advised programmatic recruitment platform Golden Bees during the acquisition of a majority stake in its capital by Figaro Classifieds. Tax Law Department partner Mathieu LE TACON and associate Sophie MORAINE were involved in the tax aspects of the deal, which was reported in CFNews, Fusions- Acquisitions Magazine, Capital Finance, Le Monde du Droit and Juristes_ associés.
Jeanne BOSSI MALAFOSSE answered questions put by ZDNet in an article entitled Physiotherapists: remote treatment delivery facing the test of Covid-19 published on 27 March 2020.
Partner Renaud-Jean CHAUSSADE and associate Alexis ROBBE from the Tax Law Department co-authored an article published in Les Echos on 6 February 2020 entitled: 2020 municipal elections: what changes for British nationals living in France .
Philippe MALIKIAN and Claire PECQUET advised MoneyGlobe on its acquisition by Small World Financial Services. The deal was reported in Le Monde du Droit, La Lettre des Juristes d Affaires, Juristes Associés and Fusions&Acquisitions Magazine.
On 9 March 2020, La Lettre des Juristes d Affaires published an article entitled Et si les entreprises misaient sur la qualité de vie au travail comme outil de performance ? (What if employers relied on workplace quality of life as a performance tool?) by Camille ROUSSET, a partner in the Employment Law Social Welfare Law Department.
Partner Benoît BOUSSIER and Counsel Virginie DELANNOY from the Real Estate Department advised startup Keranova on the signing of an off-
plan lease agreement for its headquarters in Saint- Etienne in the new Gingko development, a deal reported by Le Monde du Droit and Bref Eco.
Partner Emmanuel KAEPPELIN, Counsel Séverine BRAVARD and associate Leslie d ALASCIO of the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Department advised Sofimac Régions on the fiscal structuring and bank financing of its acquisition of Rhone-based Poncin Métal. Capital Finance devoted an article to the deal.
Elsa LEDERLIN, a partner in the Employment Law Social Welfare Law Department, and essayist Fanny LEDERLIN co-authored an opinion piece published in Le Monde on 16 March 2020, entitled « Uber: l arrêt de la Cour de cassation signe la fin d un savant enfumage (Uber : the Court of Cassation ruling finally blows away the smokescreen) ».
Xavier DELSOL and Arnaud LAROCHE co- wrote an article entitled Actualité fiscal du mécénat (Tax news for corporate philanthropy), published in the April issue of Ingénierie Patrimoniale.
Enjoying particular favour in northern Europe, the shareholder foundation offers a virtuous model of corporate protection, governance and transmission that is attracting increasing interest from entrepreneurs in France.
In conjunction with strategy consultancy PROPHIL, partner Xavier DELSOL and associate Arnaud LAROCHE from the Non-Profit Organisations - Social & Solidarity- based Entrepreneurship Department collaborated to produce the first practical guide to developing shareholder foundations. Voyage au pays des fondations actionnaires (Journey to the land of shareholder foundations) is aimed specifically at entrepreneurs to provide an insight into the strategic, legal and asset management issues involved.
Voyage au pays des fondations actionnaires