Samuel Bourg | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Samuel Bourg

Associate, Paris

T +33 1 55 04 17 07

E sbourg@whitecase.com

Overview

Samuel Bourg joined the Paris office of White & Case in July 2014 as an associate in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions department.

He is involved in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and other general corporate or real estate law projects. He regularly advises French and foreign companies on the acquisition, development and financing of retail and office properties in Europe as well as commercial and corporate finance transactions, corporate reorganization, involving both listed and non-listed companies.

Prior to joining White & Case, Samuel worked at another international high profile law firms in Paris in corporate and commercial contracts departments as well as for public administrations.

Bars and Courts

  • Paris Bar

Education

  • LLM, London School of Economics
  • Master's Degree, European Law, University of Rennes I
  • Bachelor's Degree, Law, Université de Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

Sale of 10 shopping malls, 2015

Advising CBRE in connection with the €1.3 billion sale of ten commercial centers in France and in Belgium, previously owned by CBRE Retail Property Fund France Belgium (RPFFB), to a consortium comprising China Investment Corporation and AEW.

Sale an office property in Greater Paris, 2015

Advising AEW Europe, as asset manager and Curzon Capital as owner in connection with the sale of an office property located in Greater Paris, to a joint-venture including Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust and the Korean fund IGIS, for an all-in-cost of approximately €90 million.

Sale of Groupe du Louvre and Louvre Hotels Group, 2014

Advising Starwood Capital Group in connection with a legal vendor due diligence as part of the €1.3 billion sale of Groupe du Louvre and Louvre Hotels Group to Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotels Development Co., Ltd.

Setting up of a real estate investment fund, 2014

Advising six French institutional investors in connection with the setting up of the most important French real estate investment fund dedicated to residential assets, Fonds de logement intermédiaire (FLI). We represented CNP, Cardif (subsidiary of BNP Paribas), Malakoff Médéric, Aviva Investors, ERAFP and SMABTP.

Water company in asset sale, 2014

Representation of Nestlé Waters on its sale to Eden Springs of its water Home and Office Delivery (HOD) business in Germany, Russia, Poland, The Netherlands and Portugal.

Cobepa Acquisition of a Minority Stake in Babilou, 2013

Advising Belgian investment company Cobepa with respect to the acquisition of a minority stake in Babilou, a leading operator of private-owned nurseries for children.

Immochan' Sale of 80% of a company, 2013

Advising Immochan on the sale of 80% of a company owning several shopping malls located in France.