Delphin Boucher

Counsel, Paris

Biography

Overview

Delphin Boucher is counsel in the Corporate/M&A Department of White & Case in Paris.

He is involved in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, restructurings and other corporate law projects. He advises both French and foreign, listed and non-listed, companies as well as investment funds.

Prior to joining White & Case in April 2015, he was an associate in a high profile law firm in Paris.
 

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
Post-Graduate Professional Degree in Business Law (Intellectual Property)
University of Aix-Marseille III

Paul Cézanne

Master's Degree in Business Law
Université Toulouse 1
Bachelor's Degree
Law
Université Toulouse 1
Languages
French
English

Experience

Acquisition of the Spanish company Laulagun Bearings from Portobello Capital (2019)
Advised the diversified European Industrial group Legris Industries in connection with the acquisition of the Spanish company Laulagun Bearings from Portobello Capital.

Investment by Access Capital in Point Vision (2019)
Advised the PE fund Access Capital in connection with their investment in Point Vision.

Acquisition of the Italian group MEP (2019)
Advised the diversified European Industrial group Legris Industries in connection with the acquisition of the Italian group MEP SpA, which has operations in Italy, Canada, the US, Brazil and China.

Sale of SAB Group to Sopra Steria (2019)
Advised the founders and majority shareholders of SAB, one of France's leading core banking developers, in connection with the sale of the SAB Group to the European leader in digital transformation Sopra Steria, whose shares are listed on Euronext Paris, after an open-bid process.

Sale of e-commerce technology provider Early Birds to the UK listed group Attraqt (2019)
Advised the shareholders of the French e-commerce technology provider Early Birds (notably Arts et Biens and the founders) in connection with the sale of Early Birds to Attraqt.

Investment by Access Capital in Atlas for Men (2019)
Advised the PE fund Access Capital in connection with their investment, alongside Latour Capital, Indio Capital and the management, in Atlas For Men, the French outdoor, casual clothing and accessories brand for men which has presence into various European countries.

Sale of Ercom (2019)
Advised Ineo (Engie Group), Tempocap funds, Bpifrance and the managers in connection with the sale of Ercom group to Thales.

Acquisition of Armonea Group by Colisée Group (2019)
Advised Colisée Group, a French elderly care service provider backed by private equity sponsor IK Investment Partners, in connection with the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Armonea Group, its Belgian competitor. 

Acquisition of 41 % of Icade Healthcare Europe by Cardif; Sogecap et CNP Assurances (2019)
Advised a group of French leading institutional investors composed of Cardif, Sogecap, Predica and CNP Assurances in connection with their acquisition of circa 41% of Icade Healthcare Europe, a fund dedicated to investments in real estate healthcare premises in Europe (especially, in Germany, Italy and Spain).

Investment of Arkea Capital in Legris Industries (2018)
Advised the diversified European Industrial group Legris industries (mainly in family ownership) in connection with the issuance of new shares to Arkea Capital.

Sale of Savoye Logistics (2018)
Advised the diversified European Industrial group Legris industries in connection with the sale of Savoye Logistics to Noblelift Equipment Joint Stock Co, Ltd, a family owned group listed in Shangai.

Acquisition of Animal Health Division of Neovia – In Vivo Group (2018)
Advised the Bulgarian group Huvepharma, a global pharmaceutical company, in connection with its acquisition of the Animal Health Division of Neovia (In Vivo Group) in France, Italy and Portugal.

Acquisition of gasoline station services network by Puma Energy (2018)
Advised Puma Energy, active notably in the West African energy sector, in connection with the acquisition of the gasoline station services network from Petroci (Société nationale d'opérations pétrolières de Côte d'Ivoire), an Ivorian state-owned company active in the oil industry, and creation of two joint ventures between Petroci and Puma.

Arts et Biens (2018) 
Advised Arts et Biens and the other sellers, in connection with the sale of subscription outsourcing service company Prenax, to its management.

Natixis (2017)
Advised Natixis in connection with the sale of its cash equity business and long-term partnership with ODDO BHF to create a major player on equity brokerage and equity capital markets (ECM) in Continental Europe.

STEAG (2017)
Advised STEAG GmbH in connection with the sale of 49% of shares held in a French portfolio of wind-energy park to Allianz Global Investors.

Access Capital Partners (2017)
Advised Access Capital Partners in connection with the subscription to a new fund managed by Naxicap.

Store Electronic Systems (2014-2017) 
Advised Store Electronic System (SES) in connection with a number of matters including on;

  • the acquisition of Findbox in Germany;
  • the acquisition of Pervasive Displays, an E-ink display provider, in Taiwan;
  • on the financial and strategic partnership with Austrian start-up iMAGOTAG.SES, a pioneer of electronic shelf labelling for the retail sector.

Basalt Infrastructure acquisition (2016)
Advised Basalt Infrastructure Partners LP in connection with its acquisition of 100% of the ownership interest in COMAX France S.A.S from Maxim Power Corp.

Acquisition of Ineos (2016) 
Advised Synthos S.A., one of the largest manufacturers of chemical raw materials in Poland and Europe's leading manufacturer of emulsion rubbers, in connection with the acquisition from INEOS Enterprises of the INEOS Styrenics business, a leading producer of high quality expandable polystyrene for the building, construction and packaging industries.

Acquisition of Alliomer (2016) 
Advised Access Capital Partners in connection with its equity investment in Ocealliance-Mariteam, the European leader in the fish trade industry, in the context of the acquisition by Ocealliance-Mariteam of Alliomer from Pomona.

Mediawan IPO (2016) 
Advised a syndicate of banks (Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Société Générale) in connection with the initial public offering of Mediawan on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.

€2.4 billion cross-European acquisition by BNP Paribas (2015) 
Advised Arval, a fully owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas specializing in full service vehicle leasing, in connection with the acquisition of GE Capital's European fleet management activity. The scope of this acquisition covers more than 160,000 vehicles in 12 European countries, the vehicles assets amount to €2.4 billion.

US$1.5 billion acquisitions for Casino Groupe (2015) 
Advised Almacenes Éxito in connection with the acquisitions of a 50% stake in the French company Ségisor, which indirectly controls GPA for approximately USD 1.4 billion, and of a 18.8% stake in in Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicaos from Casino Guichard Perrachon SA.