Ladurée – M&A

Advising Ladurée its acquisition by Lov Group

Corporate Finance

Babilou – Financing

Refinancing of Babilou and financing of its growth

Banking & finance

Bal du Moulin Rouge – Employment

Complex collective litigation


Bonds – Litigation

Assistance to bondholders of a large French cosmetics group in the effective recovery of their debt


Sigma – M&A

Advising Harris Computer Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Sigma


Corporate Finance

Flowbird – LBO

Advising Astorg on its sale (LBO) of Groupe Flowbird to Searchlight Capital Partners

Corporate Finance

Funecap – Financing

Financing Funecap’s growth

Banking and Finance

Notimo – Antitrust

Counsel to GIE Notimo regarding practices implemented in the real estate negotiation sector (French Competition Authority decision no. 19-D-12 dated 24 June 2019)


Groupe Open – LBO & OPA

Advising Groupe Open on its LBO and its double takeover by the founders and by Montefiore

Corporate Finance

Public companies – Employment

Reorganisation projects and daily assistance regarding employment law issues (mobility, retail, food industry, …)


Ingenico – Employee share incentive schemes

Implementation of co-investment and free shares programs in twenty jurisdictions

GIE Capital Ingenium

ISP – Litigation Liability

Assisting an investment service provider in a liability litigation (valued at €100M)


Jewel – Merger control

Notification to the French Competition Authority of the acquisition of joint control over Mauboussin and Guérin Joaillerie


Multinational group – Employment

Reorganisation of the group activities and implementation of a carve out process concerning more than 1000 employees over 36 countries (identity & security)


Groupe Premium – LBO

Advising Groupe Premium with the acquisition of Eurazeo PME, the founders and the management of a majority stake in the capital of Groupe Premium

Corporate Finance

Novares – Restructuring

Debt and equity restructuring of Novares

Banking and Finance

Uperio – LBO

Advising Towerbrook on its acquisition of Uperio from groupe LFPI and Sofina

Corporate Finance

Pyramid – Criminal business

Assistance to defendants prosecuted for in a pyramid-type case to the prejudice of 180 victims (stake: 16M €)


Retail – Employment

Management of employment law issues raised in relation to the sales of De Fursac and Eric Bompard



Securitisation – Financial litigation

Assisting a securitisation fund in a litigation against a European Bank related to the cancellation of a €65M securitisation transaction


Invoke SA – M&A

Advising ISAI Gestion and Sagard on their acquisition of Invoke alongside the management

Corporate Finance

Titan – Distribution

Advising an industrial group in the context of the termination of its long-term business relationship by a commercial partner



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