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Gide Loyrette Nouel

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Combines strong French expertise with the ability to advise international companies on cross-border matters. Regularly handles sophisticated joint venture and M&A transactions, as well as corporate structure issues. Enjoys a significant depth of experience in many different industries including banking, real estate, energy and insurance. Also acts for shareholders on the sale of companies.

Foreign desks

The Paris-based Africa desk collaborates closely with teams in Casablanca, Tunis and Algiers to provide a broad coverage of transactions. Regularly advises clients on acquisitions and divestments in the energy and oil and gas sectors. Key contacts are Christophe Eck and Julien David.

Notable practitioners

Christophe Eck is highlighted by sources for his international expertise, with one remarking: "He is comfortable in any jurisdictions and is a very talented negotiator." He represents clients active in the energy and infrastructure sectors in domestic and cross-border transactions.

David Boitout is based in Shanghai and routinely assists French clients with inbound transactions to China. He advises on sales and acquisitions.

Olivier Diaz maintains a leading corporate practice and frequently acts on public M&A transactions. Clients highlight his longstanding presence in the market, saying: "He knows the French institutions and regulators very well," and going on to add: "He is very quick on his feet, he is business-oriented, pragmatic, he is a highly trusted adviser who brings more than technical expertise."

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Overview

Gide is a major player in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and corporate law. Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice is among the best in France, and it is one of the few teams recognized for its expertise in all kinds of M&A / Corporate work, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, stock exchange and securities regulation, private equity, restructuring and privatisations, across a wide range of industry sectors.

For more information about Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice, please visit: https://www.gide.com/en/expertises/mergers-acquisitions-corporate

Members

Boitout, David

David, Julien

de la Gatinais, Antoine

de Reals, Charles

Flandrois, Jean-Gabriel

Karpik, Pierre

Lan, Caroline

Lelong, Antoine

Louit, Jean-François

Martin, Didier G.

Nguyen, Nadège

Pailleret, Alexis

Rougier-Brierre, Guillaume

Scalbert, Hugues

Sebag, David-James

Tézenas du Montcel, Antoine

Tolila, Anne

Toulemonde, Axelle

Urlacher, Thomas

Corporate/M&A

Gide Loyrette Nouel

firm
Location

15 Rue de Laborde

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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France

Corporate/M&A


Christophe Eck
Band 6
David Boitout
Expertise based abroad in China
Olivier Diaz
Band 1