Recent Paris office M&A experience includes representations of: 
  • Alcatel-Lucent on all aspects under French and U.S. law of its combination with Nokia, for €15.6 billion
  • Altran on its acquisition of Aricent from a group of investors, for €845 million
  • Consortium comprising APG Asset Management, Arcus Infrastructure Services,
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Group and Public Sector Pension Investment Board on the acquisition of TDF
  • Goldman Sachs as financial adviser to Siemens in connection with its combination with Alstom
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its €320 million acquisition of 15% of Orpéa
  • Cyberonics on its approximately $2.7 billion merger with Sorin
  • Delta Air Lines on its agreement with Air France-KLM to acquire a 10% stake in Air France through a capital increase of €375 million
  • EDF on its €3 billion acquisition of Dalkia, the €1.4 billion going private transaction of EDF Energies Nouvelles and, through its subsidiary EDF Belgium, on its acquisition of an additional 6.33% stake in EDF Luminus
  • EDF Invest on its acquisition, together with Atlantia, of a 60% stake in the French airport of Nice Cote d’Azur for approximately $1.355 billion
  • Elis on its takeover of Berendsen
  • Eurazeo on its sale by its subsidiary ECIP M of 19.5 million Moncler shares, for €340 million and a further sale of 15 million Moncler shares, for €230 million
  • Euro Disney on the tender offer and squeeze-out carried out by The Walt Disney Company
  • Frank H. McCourt, Jr. on the acquisition of the Olympique de Marseille Football Club from Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, Chairman of the Louis Dreyfus Group
  • Rhône Capital in its $1.2 billion acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Zodiac Pool Holding from a fund affiliated with the Carlyle Group
  • Goldman Sachs and Rothschild, as financial advisors to Technip, on its $4.6 billion combination with FMC Technologies
  • Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank as financial advisors to Unibail-rodamco in its acquisition of Westfield Corporation for €21.7 billion
  • Total on the sale of its stake in Gaztransport & Technigaz
Recent Paris office capital markets experience includes the following matters:
  • Alcatel-Lucent on several Rule 144A/Reg S high-yield bond offerings, Rule 144A/Reg S senior notes offerings including a €1 billion OCEANE convertible bond offering and €1 billion capital raising, counsel to issuer
  • Altran, on its €750 million rights issue, which formed part of its $2.0 billion acquisition financing of Aricent, counsel to the issuer
  • AXA, as regular adviser on Rule 144A/Reg S debt offerings, counsel to issuer
  • Banque PSA on its $1.25 billion debt offering, counsel to issuer
  • CFAO on its initial public offering, counsel to issuer
  • Council of Europe Development Bank on multiple SEC-registered debt offerings, counsel to issuer
  • EDF, as counsel to the issuer, on multiple Rule 144A/Reg S bond offerings; and as counsel to the underwriters, on EDF’s €4 billion capital increase, which was the largest rights offering in France, during 2017
  • Elis on its €325 million initial public offering; $317 common stock offering; €400 million convertible bonds offering; and €800 million high-yield senior notes offering, pursuant to Rule 144A/ Reg S, counsel to issuer
  • Eurazeo on the €461 million sale of its 10.2% interest in Edenred by accelerated placement, as counsel to the selling shareholder
  • Eurazeo, counsel to the selling shareholder, on a number of accelerated bookbuild offerings in relation to shares held within Moncler
  • Euro Disney in connection with the recapitalisation and reduction of its indebtedness amounting to approximately €1 billion, counsel to issuer
  • Gaztransport & Technigaz, as counsel to the underwriters, on its €621 million initial public offering
  • ING U.S. (Voya) on an SEC-registered exchange offer for various outstanding notes
  • Paris RE on its €224.5 million initial public offering, counsel to issuer
  • Suez Environnement on its listings on Euronext Paris and Euronext Brussels, counsel to issuer
  • Tarkett on its initial public offering, counsel to issuer
  • TDF Infrastructure on multiple bond offerings, pursuant to Reg S, counsel to the issuer
  • TOTAL on multiple SEC-registered global bond offerings, counsel to the issuer
 For recent Paris office tax experience, visit our French Tax selected representations page.