Business Transfer and Financing
» We assist our clients in their projects on sale or acquisition of companies, by negotiating and drafting the legal documentation, from the beginning of the process (letter of intent, letter of offer) until the finalization of the operation (acquisition contract and guarantee of liability), with the constant aim of achieving the optimal result in the best interest of our clients, including tax and property interests.
We also intervene in the context of audits and acquisition procedures.
Our activities cover both acquisitions and disposals as well as disposals and acquisitions financed on structured debt (LBO, OBO, etc.).
The firm is also able to prepare and defend merger clearance cases before the competition authorities when their authorization is required.
We are often asked to intervene in the context of minority investments or capital openings (structuring
of the investment, shareholders' pacts etc) and the raising of funds, in particular start-ups.
We also intervene in the framework of family transfers of companies by optimizing the tax costs and by paying particular attention to the patrimonial aspects of the managers and the shareholders.
We also pay particular attention to securing intellectual property rights (trademarks, copyrights, models, etc.) that can constitute a significant element of the value of the company.
Finally, in conjunction with the firm's legal teams, we assist our clients in the context of litigation related
to acquisitions (bringing into play asset and liability guarantees, payment of price supplements, termination
of negotiations, etc.).
Our specialized teams are led by Fabrice Ségurel, Associate Lawyer and Aurélien Meralo.
Acquisition of companies
Audits and due diligence
Acquisitions or industrial assignments
Family business transfers