Recent M&A representations:
Restructuring of Conforama (2019)
Advised Steinhoff group's main creditors on the financial restructuring of its subsidiary Conforama, leading European player in furniture retail in-store and online, through a €316 million two-tranche bond issue.
SoLocal Group (2018)
Representation of SoLocal Group, a French local digital communication company, on the sale of Retail Explorer, a Mappy subsidiary.
Representation of Eurazeo, one of the largest European listed investment companies, in the acquisition from Mondelez International of certain assets in the confectionery products business, including a portfolio of local heritage confectionary brands (Poulain, Carambar, Krema, La Pie Qui Chante and Terry's - 5 plants located in France), and in the creation of a new independent group, CPK Group.
Europ Assistance (2014-2017)
Representation of Europ Assistance:
-Advising Europ Assistance, Generali Group, in relation to the sale, by Europ Assistance France and Malakoff Médéric Assurances, of minority stakes (24,9%) in two joint-ventures: Bien-Être Assistance and EAP France.
-in the sale of its International Health Solutions (IHS) medical staffing affiliate - which operates in countries such as Angola, Chad and Niger - to Singapore-based International SOS.
-in the sale of Icare Assurance, a major player in the distribution and management of motor insurance contracts in France, to BNP Paribas Cardif.
Representation of Italiaonline in the sale of Europages SA, a France-based company engaged in providing online B2B marketing services, to Paragon Partners GmbH, a Germany-based private equity firm.
Meyer Bergman (2016)
Representation of Meyer Bergman, a European real estate investment and fund management firm, in the acquisition of a portfolio of 38 French properties through one of its pan-European funds.
Representation of LFPI, one of the premier independent multi-strategy alternative asset managers in Europe, in its acquisition of Alliance Hotel Group (comprising 12 hotels) from Lone Star.
Recent capital markets representations:
Representation of SMCP, a French fashion group, in connection with its initial public offering on Euronext Paris.
Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Société Générale (2017)
Representation of a syndicate of banks (Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Société Générale) on the initial public offering of Mediawan on Euronext Paris. This transaction was the first ever French listing of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
Representation of SPIE in connection with its initial public offering on Euronext Paris. SPIE raised €700 million by way of issuance of new shares while the sale of existing shares by existing shareholders amounted to €333 million. This transaction was at the time (2015) the largest IPO on Euronext Paris since 2007.
Recent Financial representations:
SoLocal Group (2017)
Advising listed company SoLocal Group, the European leader on digital local communication, in connection with the restructuring and reduction by two thirds of its financial indebtedness.