Marie Georgy | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Marie Georgy

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 2238

E marie.georgy@whitecase.com

Overview

Marie is an associate in our London office Corporate and M&A practice and focuses on Private Equity.

Prior to joining our London office, Marie worked in our Brussels office where she qualified as a Belgian lawyer. Marie has experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including private equity transactions, restructuring operations, corporate management, insolvency, and corporate law issues in general.

She is a native French speaker and speaks English and Dutch fluently.

Bars and Courts

  • Brussels Bar

Education

  • LLM, University College London
  • Exchange program, Université de Montréal
  • Masters in Law, Université Catholique de Louvain
  • Bachelor in Law, Université Catholique de Louvain

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

Experience

Cobepa on the increase of its equity share in JF Hillebrand Group AG to become the majority shareholder.

Cobepa and Kanelium Invest on the sale of SGG group, to Astorg Partners.

Cobepa on its acquisition of Exclusive Networks from Omnes Capital.

Bank Degroof on its merger with the independent investment firm Petercam. The transaction was one of the highest profile mergers of 2015 in the Belgian market and resulted in Belgium's first independent private bank, with €42 billion of assets under management and 1,400 employees.

Bank Degroof Petercam on the transfer of its minority participation in Landolt & Cie to Landolt Holding.

PQ Licensing, the holding company of Le Pain Quotidien, on a corporate reorganization leading Cobepa to acquire 30 percent of its share capital.

PQ Licensing on its conclusion of license agreements with its founder in order to open new veggie restaurants named "Le Botaniste".

PQ Licensing on its acquisition of its franchisee's network in Belgium.