Hugo Chevillot is an associate in the Corporate / M&A department in Paris.
Fluent in French and English, Hugo is involved in corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (private equity and industrial M&A), corporate restructurings, and provides general advice to public companies.
Hugo advises both French and foreign listed and non-listed companies as well as investment funds.
Prior to joining White & Case, Hugo was an intern in several high-profile international law firms in Paris.
Representation of Biosynex on:
- the acquisition of Enalees' business going concern relating to medical diagnostic products;
- the acquisition of the entire share capital and voting rights of Doc2u from its founders;
- the acquisition of 75% of BHR Pharmaceuticals Ltd from its founders;
- the acquisition of the entire share capital and voting rights of Bigix Pharma S.r.l.
Casino Group (2022)
Representation of Casino Group on the sale, together with Tikehau Capital and French public investment bank Bpifrance, of their majority stake in GreenYellow, the energy subsidiary of Casino group, to Ardian Infrastructure for an enterprise value of €1.4 billion and an equity value of €1.1 billion.
Representation of private equity fund FCDE (Fonds de Consolidation et de Développement des Entreprises) on the acquisition of Bertin Technologies, a company that specialises in the development and integration of scientific instrument systems, from CNIM and Equitis Gestion.
Representation of Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, on the launch of a tender offer for HELLA and the acquisition of 60% of HELLA's shares currently held by the family shareholder pool.
RTL Group (2021)
Representation of RTL Group, Europe's largest broadcaster, on its entry into exclusive negotiations with Groupe TF1, Groupe M6 and Groupe Bouygues to merge the activities of Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 and create a major French media group.
Activa Capital (2021)
Representation of Activa Capital, an independent private equity firm focused on mid-sized French companies, and the senior management team of Active Assurances Group, on the sale of Active Assurances Group to Meilleurtaux Group.
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (2021)
Representation of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations on the sale of its minority stakes held in three biomass plants (Kogeban, Cogénération Biomasse d'Estrées-Mons et Cogénération Biomasse de Novillars) to PEARL Infrastructure Capital.
Aéma Groupe (2020/2021)
Representation of Aéma Groupe, a leading French mutual insurer formed through the combination of Macif Group and Aésio Mutuelle, on entry into exclusive negotiations with Aviva, one of the leading insurers in Europe, to acquire Aviva France for €3.2 billion.
Chedid Capital (2020/2021)
Representation of Chedid Capital on the acquisition of Ascoma, the Monaco headquartered and leading insurance brokerage group in Africa covering 20 countries.