Laure Bauduret

Associate, Paris



Laure Bauduret is an associate in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions department of White & Case in Paris.

Prior to joining White & Case, Laure worked for an international high profile law firm in Paris.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Programme Grande Ecole
HEC (School of Management)
Master 2
Business and Tax Law
Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1)
Master 1
Business Law
Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1)


Recent experience includes advising:

Representation of Eurazeo on its £355 million investment in BMS Group (BMS), a global insurance broker headquartered in the UK, equating to 34 percent of the share capital of BMS.

Representation of the Apave Group and its shareholder GAPAVE on the investment by PAI Partners, a European private equity firm, in the capital of the Apave Group. (2021)

Altitude, the leading independent telecom operator in France, on the sale of a minority shareholding in Altitude Infra THD to Swiss Life Asset Managers. (2021)

Catella AB, on the sale of its majority shareholding in French subsidiary Catella Asset Management SAS to Arkea Investment Services. (2021)

Nexity, the French leading real estate development group, on its innovative partnership agreement with real estate group Gecina to co-develop 4,000 new housing units over 4 years in Paris, the Paris region and major urban hubs across France. Under this partnership, a joint co-development company will be set up, with 60% owned by Nexity and 40% by Gecina. (2020)*

Sogestran Group, a French maritime transportation and logistics services provider, on the acquisition of a majority stake in De Poli Tankers Holding B.V, a Dutch chemical tanker company. (2020)*

Jingye Group on its contemplated acquisition of Ascoval and France Rail Industry, in the context of an insolvency proceedings. (2020)* 

GBL on the acquisition of Webhelp from KKR for EUR2.4billion. (2019)*

Apax Partners on the sale of INSEEC U. Group, a group of management and business schools located in France, Europe, the US and China to Cinven. (2019)*

Engie New Business on the investment in tiko Energy Solutions AG. (2019)*

Apax Partners and its portfolio company Unilabs on the build-up acquisition of the biological laboratory group Biopath. (2018)*

Apax Partners and its portfolio company NuPharm (now Neuraxpharm) on the build-up acquisition of the pharmaceutical group Biodim. (2018)*

Nestlé S.A. on its acquisition of Wamiz, a leading social media dedicated to pets. (2018)*

Apax Partners Midmarket SAS on the acquisition of Ciprés Assurance (now Entoria) from TA Associates (2017)*

Partners Group, in consortium with PSP Investments, on the acquisition of Cerba HealthCare, a European leader in the clinical pathology business, from PAI Partners. (2017)*

CMI on the acquisition of a majority stake in European Furnace. (2017)*

CMI on the acquisition of a 75% stake in Société des Equipements Union Technique (SEUT). (2017)*

CVC Capital Partners and Eurazeo in the context of their entering into exclusive negotiations with Groupe Petit Forestier. (2016)*

HgCapital on its acquisition of Trace One, a leading Software as a Service ("SaaS") platform for the retail and private label goods sectors. (2016)*

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc on the acquisition of two wind power projects companies located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. (2016)*

Apollo Global Management LLC on its acquisition of Verallia from Saint-Gobain (2015) and its following refinancing.*

*Transactions worked on prior to joining White & Case