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Jeantet advises Société Générale de Banque au Liban – SGBL in connection with the acquisition of the French and Monaco business of KBL European Private Bankers SA

Philippe Portier , Nicolas Goetz , Marie-Emmanuelle Amphoux , Martine Samuelian , Olivier Lyon Lynch , Hugues Vaysset , Jean-Guillaume Follorou

Jeantet assisted Société Générale de Banque au Liban (SGBL), a Lebanese corporate and investment bank, in connection with the sale of KBL Richelieu Banque Privée and KBL Monaco Private Bankers by KBL European Private Bankers SA, the parent company of a group of private banks and management companies located in Luxembourg. As a result, subject to the approval of the competent regulatory authorities, private banking and portfolio management activities of KBL European Private Bankers SA in France and Monaco shall be transferred to SGBL.

Jeantet advised SGBL with a team led by Philippe Portier, partner, assisted by Nicolas Goetz and Marie-Emmanuelle Amphoux, counsels and Guillaume Fornier, associate, on corporate and M&A issue, Martine Samuelian, partner, Olivier Lyon-Lynch and Hugues Vaysset, associates, on banking and regulatory issues, Jean-Guillaume Follorou, partner, on tax issues and Dhiana Badji, associate, on labour law issues. This team was complemented by Jean-Marie Canac from Canac & Associés for Monaco law issues

Gibson Dunn advised KBL European Private Bankers SA with a team including Benoît Fleury, partner in charge, Audrey Paul and Cécile Antoine-Melon on corporate issues, Nicolas Baverez, partner, assisted by Nicolas Autet, of counsel, on regulatory and ant-trust issues, Jérôme Delaurière, partner, on tax issues, and Ahmed Baladi, partner, assisted by Vera Lukic, of counsel, and Adélaïde Cassanet, in connection with IT contracts. This team was complemented by Rémi Delforge and Ambre Bernat from D&L Corporate & Regulatory for Monaco law issues, as well as Philippe Chapuis and Laetitia Linossier, Actance, on labour law issues.