Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Transdev on the call for tenders launched by the French ‘Région Sud' for the operation of the Marseille - Toulon - Nice rail line, the negotiation and the conclusion of the concession contract, contracts for the acquisition and maintenance of 16 new trains, and the construction of a maintenance and storage site in Nice.
Transdev is an international public transport operator. This is the first rail service concession awarded by a region since the opening of competition in passenger rail transport in France in 2019.
The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partner Jean-Luc Champy and included partners Amaury de Feydeau and Clara Hainsdorf and associates Camille Fouqué, Quirec de Kersauson and Ahmed Boulahcen.
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