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Reinhart Marville Torre

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Number of partners in office: 20
Number of lawyers in office: 65
Languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian

Firm Overview:
Established in 1990, Reinhart Marville Torre is an independent business law firm whose 65 lawyers provide advisory and litigation services to companies and their directors in order to support and advise them in their legal and financial strategies. Active in all areas of business law, the firm’s lawyers have developed a wealth of extensive experience with enables them to quickly establish a thorough understanding of clients’ issues and to provide them with innovative legal solutions and operational and sustainable responses.

Main Areas of Practice:
Litigation & Arbitration/Criminal:
5 partners
■ Acting for the minority shareholder of a leading European financial group specialising in consumer credit in a complex dispute with the majority shareholder involving judicial and arbitration proceedings
■ Representing a major French actor of the energy sector in a pre-trial investigative measure relating to allegedly unfair commercial practices
■ Representing a bank in several proceedings relating to complex interest swap contracts
■ Representing a Ligue 1 football club before FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport relating to the enforcement of a transfer agreement of a professional player
■ Advising an international integrator of engineering solutions in a post-acquisition dispute. Obtaining of an arbitral award declaring the acquisition to be null and void
■ Advising and representing a consulting company in several complex lawsuits against a Belgian bank, majority shareholder of a company in judicial liquidation and against the liquidator in relation to the cancellation of payments made during the suspect period
■ Advising and representing a major French retail chain in litigation to protect its brand against former partners who joined a competing company, involving judicial and arbitration proceedings
Key clients: Brink’s, Burger King, FC Nantes, Fortis BNP, June Partners, Système U
Contact: Louis-Marie Absil, Antoine Dérot, Jérôme Marsaudon, Jean Reinhart, Marc Susini
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
4 partners
■ Assistance to the sellers in connection with the sale and purchase of a prominent asset and property management fund to the private equity operator of a leading French bank group
■ Assistance to the European leader in e-mopeds urban mobility services in relation to its Series C fund raising
■ Assistance to the leading European data centres operator in connection with the French aspects of its sale to a prominent American operator
■ Assistance to a pharmaceutical laboratory in connection with the acquisition of a significant minority stake by a prominent US investment fund
■ Advising the shareholders of an audiovisual content business of the sale of the company to a North American leader
Key clients: Cityscoot, Continental, Eurofins Scientific Group, Interxion, Lylo shareholders, Thomson Reuters
Contact: Dominique Dermerguerian, Pierre-Menno de Girard, Laurent Marville, Philippe Torre
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] rmt.fr, [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
1 partner
■ Assistance to a major growth debt provider in the framework of a Eur 10m secured bond financing of a listed biopharma company, partly composed of convertible bonds and coupled with a warrant based equity kicker
■ Assistance to a management company with the structuring and formation of an investment fund dedicated to co-living spaces
Key clients: Audacia, Cap Investissement SA, Christie’s, Kreos Capital
Contact: Laurent Cavallier
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
2 partners
■ Structuring of an LBO deal (seller side) by a US major investment fund on a French aesthetic laboratory
■ Structuring of a strategic carve-out of a French company aimed at anticipating potential new investments
■ Post-deal restructuring of a group aimed at amalgamating recent acquisitions
■ Structuring of a French group with the objective of separating various businesses to meet legal requirements
■ Litigation on a significant transfer pricing issue for a leading European pharmaceutical laboratory
Key clients: Bouygues Immobilier, Equinix, Eurofins Scientific Group, Grand Vision, Idemia, Laboratoires Menarini, Laboratoires Vivacy, Omnes Capital, Rentokil, Roland Berger, Socotec
Contact: Olivier Goldstein, Philippe de Guyenro
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Real Estate & Property:
2 partners
 ■ Advising a real estate company to the structuring of shopping centres
■ Advising a real estate company on their real estate issues, in particular the negotiation and termination of commercial leases, the acquisition of real property and urban planning issues
■ Assisting a leading French property company with the leasing of a 5,562 sq. m. office building located in the central business district of Paris to Kwerk
■ Assisting a leading French property company with the leasing of a 30,000 sq. m. office building located in a suburb of Paris (Saint-Denis) to the greater Paris municipal authority and the conclusion of a development contract for works to be carried out in the building
Key clients: ABB, AEW Ciloger, AG2R La Mondiale, Aviva Investors Real Estate, DXC Technology, Generali Real Estate, IFF, KFC, Mc Donald’s, Wereldhave
Contact: Bertrand Thouny, Fleur Gaffinel
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Public:
1 partner
■ Representation and assistance of the private operator responsible for the management and development of the bike sharing system of the Paris metropolitan area (‘Vélib’) in all public law matters related to the performance of the procurement contract awarded by the transportation authority
■ Advice and assistance of a private firm in relation with the award and performance of different administrative contracts in France for the installation and operation of advertising facilities on public transportation networks
Key clients: Corsica Ferries France, Lagardère Travel Retail, Mediatransports, Moventia, Ile de France (Metropolitan Paris local government)
Contact: Lionel Levain
Email: [email protected]

Product Liability & Industrial Risks:
1 partner
■ Advising an industrial company in litigation relating to defects in the manufacturing of storage tanks by a UK sub-contractor. A court-ordered investigation is underway. The damages claimed are in excess of 22 million euros
■ Advising a laboratory in relation to the mass poisoning of employees due to the failure of the ventilation systems; assistance in related criminal proceedings and in managing claims from victims
Contact: Agathe Moreau
Email: [email protected]

Labour:
3 partners
■ Defense of an international group in a claim of unfair competition relating to poaching of talent executives
■ Defense of an international group in a claim relating to alleged age discrimination
■ Advising a company on new organization of working time
Key clients: Dassault Systèmes, Geodis, L’Oréal, Manpower Group, Thalès, Tyssenkrupp Ascenseurs
Contact: Olivier Bluche, Catherine Broussot-Morin, Soazig Preteseille Email: [email protected], [email protected]; [email protected]