Maud Fillon is an associate in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions department of White & Case in Paris. She is involved in corporate transactions in all manner of M&A, including private M&A and private equity deals, sales and joint ventures primarily belonging to the jumbo-cap to mid-cap market segments. Maud also advises clients in connection with their intragroup reorganisation.
Fluent in French and English, Maud is at ease navigating both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity matters, on behalf of multinational clients, including industrials, investment funds, investment banks, entrepreneurs from all sectors, in particular in the financial, banking and insurance sectors as well as in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Prior to joining White & Case in 2020, Maud worked for an international high profile law firm in Paris for six years. She also worked in the legal department of one of Europe’s leading listed investment firms.
Representation of Korian, the leading European care services group for elderly and vulnerable people, on its entry into exclusive negotiations with Colisée to sell 21 facilities and Vivalto Vie to sell 11 facilities.
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
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
BNP Paribas Group (2019/2020)*
Representation of BNP Paribas Securities Services and BNP Paribas Asset Management in their acquisition of a 22.5% strategic stake in Allfunds Bank, one of the world's leading wealthtech and fund distribution companies, by way of contribution of its paying agent and other activities in various European countries
Groupe La Française (2020)*
Representation of Groupe La Française on the sale of La Française Investment Solutions, a Paris-based quantitative asset manager, to its founders and top managers
Sierra Wireless (2020)*
Representation of Sierra Wireless on the French aspects of the divestiture of its automotive communication modules business to Rolling Wireless (a consortium led by Fibocom) for an aggregate value of USD 165 million
Octopus Renewables (2020 and 2019)*
Representation of Octopus Renewables, one of the largest renewable energy investor in Europe, on numerous acquisitions of (i) several portfolios of wind farms located in France for a total gross capacity of 51-MW from RES, and (ii) a portfolio of 13 operational solar plants located in France for a total gross capacity of 120MWp
Meridiam and the Casino Group (2019)*
Representation of Meridiam and the Casino Group acting through GreenYellow, on the creation of a joint venture for the design, construction and operation of a network of charging stations for electric vehicles on sites owned by the Casino Group in France
*Transactions worked on prior to joining White & Case