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Corporate M&A

Bersay’s Corporate and M&A team counts experienced lawyers whose in-depth knowledge of market players (investment funds, industrial groups and other investors, institutional bodies, company directors, etc.) allows for pragmatic management of client interests.

In the M&A field, the firm works on a wide array of projects involving the acquisition of companies or assets, partnerships and joint ventures between private or public players, divestitures and asset reclassifications, restructurings, mergers, etc., advising on all aspects of these transactions.

The team is set up to coordinate all aspects of complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and can act for both private companies and companies whose securities are trade on regulated markets.

“International expert in M&A: the firm’s teams provide a rapid and accurate response to any case or advisory matter.”

Leaders League – Mergers & Acquisitions2021

In 2022, the team won the gold trophy at the Sommet du Droit for its expertise in « M&A – Small & Mid Cap » ; in 2021 and 2020, the team was rated “Excellent” by Leaders League for its M&A practice in the category “Transactions up to €75M”.

Areas of expertise

Structuring and coordination of legal and tax aspects; contractual and financial arrangements; audits; drafting and negotiation of employment-related and contractual documentation; relations with administrative authorities; drafting and negotiation of CSR / ESG commitments; drafting and negotiation of financing and security agreements.

Structuring and coordination of legal and tax aspects; contractual and corporate arrangements; audits; drafting and negotiation of employment-related and contractual documentation; assistance in case of shareholder disputes.

Structuring and coordination of legal and tax aspects; contractual arrangements and assistance with conciliation, safeguard or rehabilitation proceedings; negotiation with investors and lenders.

Structuring and coordination of legal and tax aspects; contractual and corporate arrangements; drafting and negotiation of employment-related and contractual documentation.

Assistance in all aspects of corporate existence and financing transactions of listed and unlisted companies; corporate governance; directors’ and consultants’ contracts; joint ventures; definition, implementation and monitoring of CSR / ESG policies; assistance (including litigation services) in case of disputes between shareholders or directors and with business difficulties.

Deals

Bersay advised Entrepreneur Invest on the MBO of CEMOM

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Bersay advised Entrepreneur Invest in the acquisition of Carlier Plastiques & Composites

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BERSAY advises Perspecteev on its series A fundraising

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BERSAY advises Feels in the context of the entry into its capital of Anglo-Saxon funds

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BERSAY has advised Adevinta Ventures in its investment in the insurtech Lovys, the first 100% digital neo-insurance

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BERSAY advises Click & Boat’s shareholders on a significant investment by Permira in Click & Boat

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BERSAY advises the majority shareholders of Linkbynet, a leading French cloud services provider, on the sale of their company to Accenture

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BERSAY advises the first impact investment fund dedicated to the cultural and creative industries on the renovation of Hangar Y

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BERSAY advises Martek on its acquisition of a majority stake in Actinuum

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Team

Jérôme
Bersay
Partner
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Anya
Hristova
Partner
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Stéphanie
Benmoussa-Molkhou
Partner
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Pierre-Louis
Périn
Partner
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Alain
Jouan
Partner
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Pauline
Darmon
Counsel
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Manuela
Bitton
Counsel
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Alexandre
Ancel
Associate
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Xavier
Martin
Associate
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Yacine
Benani
Collaborateur
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Juliette
Vacheron
Associate
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Guilhem
Tabard
Associate
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