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 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