Jeantet supports its clients in their mergers and acquisitions and our capacity to innovate and anticipate has formed the basis of our transactional activity for over fifty years.
Our monitoring and research of market developments and of numerous business sectors equips us with an acute understanding of potential strategic operations that our clients may require in order to support them effectively beyond providing basic legal advice.
Our practice, in France and abroad, covers a wide range of economic sectors (finance, health, services, industries, energy, media, etc.) and all types of strategic operations for the external growth or reorganisation of groups and businesses.
Our teams mainly cover the following activities:
Jeantet also handles litigation cases (which may or may not be stock market-related) involving merger and acquisition operations.
With 25 years’ experience, Thierry Brun is a recognised specialist in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and company restructuring. His multi-sectoral activity is mainly focused on international transactions for high-end clients including corporates and investment funds, both French and foreign,…Learn more
Cyril Deniaud assists French and foreign players (listed companies, investment funds, institutional investors and banks) on capital market transactions (public takeovers, IPOs, issuances of shares or equity-linked securities, delisting, equity incentive programs for managers and employees, etc.).Learn more
Yvon Dréano assists French and foreign clients, industrial businesses and investment funds in their merger & acquisition and complex restructuring operations. He also acts in relation to strategic alliances and joint ventures, operations concerning listed companies and governance issues. His…Learn more
Karl Hepp de Sevelinges is a corporate partner at Jeantet and licensed to practice in Paris, Francfort (Rechtsanwalt) and New York (FLC). He is Co-Managing Partner of Jeantet since January 2019. As a specialist in M&A, Karl Hepp de Sevelinges…Learn more
David joined the Prague office of an international law firm in 1995 and also worked in Paris. He managed the Moscow office of this international law firm from 2001 until 2016. He has managed the Jeantet’s Moscow office since May 2016.…Learn more
As Managing Partner of the Geneva office, Patrice Lefèvre-Péaron has concentrated his practice on business law and the taxation of businesses and leading shareholding families. He also advises a number of real estate developers. He has written various articles on…Learn more
Philippe Matignon specialises in mergers & acquisitions, and more specifically in private equity and investment capital. He advises French and foreign investment funds in all their LBO and capital investment transactions. Philippe also advises teams of managers in relation to…Learn more
Vincent Netter assists French and international clients, both industrial businesses and investment funds, in their acquisition and restructuring operations and in operations involving the implementation of complex contracts. As part of these operations, Vincent regularly acts in the health and…Learn more
Philippe Portier is a corporate finance/M&A partner. Philippe is in charge with the lobbying, public affairs and crisis management activities of the firm and he has been chairing the Association des Avocats Lobbyistes (Association of Lobbyist Lawyers) (AAL) since 2012.…Learn more
Anne Toupenay-Schueller is specialised in Corporate and Mergers & acquisitions. She has two qualifications (law and finance from Sciences Po Paris) and assists mainly French and foreign mid-cap clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border acquisitions transactions and joint ventures. Her…Learn more
Bertrand Barrier is particularly experienced in Mergers and Acquisitions and assists clients at the Kiev and Paris Office with their industrial investment projects in Ukraine. With more than 20 years of experience in France and Ukraine, Bertrand is involved mainly…Learn more
Ioana Knoll-Tudor specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration and complex cross-border transactions. She is acting both as counsel and arbitrator (sole and party-appointed).Ioana has particular expertise in the CEE region and is also heading the Budapest office as well as…Learn more
Marie-Emmanuelle has acquired significant experience in the field of mergers & acquisitions. She supports French and foreign businesses in their company acquisition or sale operations and structuring plans, particularly in the credit institution, media, agrifood industry and leisure sectors. She…Learn more
Ali Baydoun generally acts for a wide range of French and international clients (industrial players, investment funds), assisting them in their external growth and investment operations in France (acquisition, equity participation, divestment, merger, agreements), primarily in the small and mid-cap…Learn more
Marianne Chevallier offers advice in the field of mergers & acquisitions, particularly in cross-border operations. Marianne handles all types of company acquisition and sale operations, particularly in the mid cap sector, with special expertise in the industrial and pharmaceutical sectors…Learn more
Vladimir is a French qualified lawyer. Prior to joining Jeantet, Vladimir has worked for more than 10 years in the Paris and Moscow offices of two major international law firms. Vladimir advises French and European clients on different aspects of…Learn more
Ingrid Fauvelière is involved primarily in both domestic and cross-border industrial acquisitions, business transfers and restructuring transactions, as well as related litigation. In addition, she regularly advises major distribution players on the implementation of their sales network.Learn more
Pascal Georges specialises in Mergers & Acquisitions, and more specifically in private equity and risk capital. He advises French and foreign investment funds in all their LBO and capital investment transactions. He also advises teams of managers in such operations.Learn more
Over the past 15 years, Nicolas Goetz has gained significant expertise in the preparation and implementation of equity transactions, company acquisition and sale operations and structuring projects involving French and foreign listed and non-listed companies, particularly in the financial institutions,…Learn more
Mohamed Ali Khelil Charef heads up the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Department as well as being in charge of development of the African/MENA region for our Morocco office. He has recognised expertise in how to perform equity operations (capital…Learn more
Michael joined from a London “magic circle” firm in October 2016, where he worked mainly in the Paris office, but also in the Düsseldorf and Frankfurt offices. Michael was seconded twice to Airbus Group for an overall duration of 14…Learn more
Before joining Jeantet, she has worked for 4 years in one of the leading Russian law firms (Alrud) and for 10 years in Moscow office of a major international law firm. Maria advised French, European and Russian clients on different aspects of…Learn more
Claire Coquard specialises in stock exchange law and works with investors and listed companies on a wide range of issues (IPO, public M&A, delistings, corporate governance). She joined Jeantet after a first experience in Corporate.Learn more
Calixte advises credit institutions, investment funds and borrowers in financing projects, assets and syndictaed loan acquisitions. His activity also includes coporate and M&A : equity, debt crowdfunding and companies transfer. He also intervened at the Ecole du Centre Ouest des…Learn more
David Hallel specialises in corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, particularly in private equity transactions and works alongside a clientele mainly composed of investment funds. Before joining Jeantet, David worked in a law firm specialized in Private & Equity and Mergers &…Learn more
Thibault Mercier is admitted to the Paris Bar. He advises a local and international clientele composed of corporates, banks and investment funds and is involved in a wide range of financing, M&A and equity transactions on corporate and financing law…Learn more