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Nicolas Karmin


Nicolas Karmin

Paris +33-1-73-04-10-00+33-1-73-04-10-00 +33-1-73-04-10-10+33-1-73-04-10-10
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Nicolas Karmin is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Corporate General Practice Group in Paris. He advises public and private companies, primarily on M&A, capital investment and capital markets matters. He is also regularly involved in reorganization, restructuring and financing transactions.

Recent Transactions

  • Ripple Labs in its strategic preferred equity investment in Keyrock
  • LionTree on its statutory preferred equity investment in Contentsquare S.A.S..
  • The Adecco Group on its acquisition of a (majority) stake of Akka Technologies from the Ricci family and Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille (CNP)
  • Suez on the agreement with a consortium of investors to create a new Suez resulting from the divestment of around €7.0 billion of assets, in the context of its acquisition by Veolia
  • Experimental Group on the creation of a real estate joint-venture with Brookfield Asset Management and Brookfield’s €350 million investment in Experimental Group  
  • Stellantis, formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, on its $60 billion 50/50 merger with Peugeot
  • Electricité de France on the sale of its stake in Alpiq to EBM (Coopérative Elektra Birseck) and EOS Holding SA for CHF 489 million 
  • Kering on (i) its investment in Vestiaire Collective alongside Tiger Global Management and (ii) the sale of its sports and lifestyle brand Volcom to Authentic Brands Group
  • Altran on its $2.0 billion acquisition of Aricent and on its €750 million rights issue
  • Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank as financial advisors to Unibail-Rodamco on its $24.7 billion acquisition of Westfield Corporation
  • Delta Air Lines on its agreement with Air France-KLM SA to acquire a 10% stake in Air France through a capital increase of €375 million
  • Rhône Capital on its $1.2 billion acquisition of Zodiac Pool Holding from a fund affiliated with the Carlyle Group 
  • Perella Weinberg Partners as financial advisor to Numericable on its €15.5 billion acquisition of SFR from Vivendi
  • Goldman Sachs and Rothschild as financial advisors to Technip on its $13 billion all-stock merger combination with FMC Technologies
  • Eurazeo on the €192 million sale of 11.4 million shares in Elis and on the €281 million sale by its subsidiary, Legendre Holding 27, of 17.1 million Elis shares
  • Elis on its €325 million rights issue
  • Alcatel-Lucent in its €15.6 billion acquisition by Nokia