M&A and Corporate law
Highly esteemed for its expertise – from the creation of data rooms, to the definition of a dedicated strategy, to environmental due diligence, to negotiating environmental clauses in all types of contracts – our team helps you complete and secure all technical and legal elements of your transactions.
Our mergers and acquisitions team in Paris includes a “China Desk” composed of French and Chinese lawyers working hand in hand with our Shanghai and Hong Kong offices on matters related to China. This team in Paris team offers a useful support for European companies developing operations in China and is a key tool for Chinese companies wishing to invest in Europe and Africa.
LPA-CGR is the sole French law firm established in Japan with a local team composed of lawyers qualified in France and Japan that has been based in Tokyo for many years. LPA-CGR avocats strengthened its ties with its Tokyo based office by launching a « Japan Desk » in Paris. The team dedicated to the « Japan Desk » in Paris also consists of lawyers qualified in France and Japan, and assists its Japanese and French clients on all their transactions, in France, Japan as well as abroad - as for all their operations in relation to Franco Japanese cooperation on the African Continent.
Our team is one of the most active and well-known on the market for M&A transactions and financing in the renewable energy sector, with over 15 years of experience in this field. Every year, our firm works on dozens of legal due diligence, acquisition, sale, partnership, financing and refinancing transactions concerning renewable energy assets or other infrastructures, making it a key player in this business segment in France.
Our teams have broad experience in M&A transactions involving advanced technologies, particularly in the context of transatlantic and Asian transactions. In particular, we have worked on transactions for the acquisition, sale and investment in companies specialising in communications and mobility solutions, software publishing, digital tools and media, data management technologies (big data, privacy, open data, etc.), the cyber security industry and/or compression and processing of video content.
Raphaël ChantelotNigel Hartridge PartnerDubai
Nigel HartridgeJean-Yves Toullec PartnerHong Kong
Jean-Yves ToullecLina Fassi-Fihri PartnerCasablanca
Lina Fassi-FihriStéphane Erard PartnerParis
Stéphane ErardBertrand Galvez PartnerParis
Bertrand GalvezGhislaine Lovet PartnerDouala/Yaoundé
Ghislaine LovetNicolas Vanderchmitt PartnerHong KongParis
Nicolas VanderchmittFanny Nguyen PartnerShanghai
Fanny NguyenFrédéric Bailly PartnerParis
Frédéric BaillyFlorence Trognon-Dumain PartnerParis
Florence Trognon-DumainOlivier Kirfel PartnerMunich
Olivier KirfelDr. Bernd Spieth PartnerMunich
Dr. Bernd SpiethDr. Fabian Tross PartnerMunich
Dr. Fabian TrossLionel Vincent PartnerTokyo
Lionel VincentAyano Kanezuka PartnerTokyo
Ayano KanezukaJulie Cittadini PartnerParis
Julie CittadiniArnaud Bourrut-Lacouture PartnerSingapore
Arnaud Bourrut-LacoutureBérengère Roig PartnerSingapore
Bérengère RoigRan Hu PartnerParisShanghai
Ran HuAndreas Feuerstein PartnerMunich
Andreas FeuersteinSandra Hundsdörfer PartnerParis
Sandra HundsdörferDr. Andreas R. Bittner PartnerFrankfurt
Dr. Andreas R. BittnerMatthias Krämer PartnerFrankfurt
Matthias KrämerDr. Kay Jess PartnerHamburg
Dr. Kay JessThomas Schrotberger PartnerFrankfurt
Thomas SchrotbergerHubert Bazin PartnerShanghai
Hubert BazinPascal Mages PartnerTokyo
Pascal MagesRaphaële François-Poncet PartnerDubai
Raphaële François-PoncetArnaud Depierrefeu PartnerDubaiParis
Arnaud DepierrefeuMichael Samol PartnerParis
Michael SamolDr. Leif Gösta Gerling PartnerFrankfurt
Dr. Leif Gösta GerlingMarc Veuillot PartnerCasablanca
Marc VeuillotDr. Gerhard Schwartz PartnerMunich
Dr. Gerhard SchwartzDr. Thomas M. Nitsche PartnerHamburg
Dr. Thomas M. NitscheSamir Sayah PartnerAlgiersCasablancaParis
Samir SayahMarie-Gabrielle du Bourblanc CounselHong KongParis
Marie-Gabrielle du BourblancCatherine Husson CounselParis
Catherine HussonIna von Raven, LL.M (Cornell) CounselFrankfurt
Ina von Raven, LL.M (Cornell)François Metz CounselParis
François MetzJulie Weiss CounselParis
Julie WeissAndrea Hilgard CounselFrankfurt
Andrea HilgardMorgane Morey CounselParis
Morgane MoreyErik Leyssens Of counselHong Kong
Erik LeyssensJean Médecin Of counselTokyo
Jean MédecinNathalie Maier-Bridou, LL.M. Of counselFrankfurt
Nathalie Maier-Bridou, LL.M.Dr. Arno Maier-Bridou, LL.M. (Cornell) Of counselFrankfurt
Dr. Arno Maier-Bridou, LL.M. (Cornell)
Our goal: supporting your development strategy
We advise companies and investment funds of all sizes and their executives in their M&A transactions, their restructurings and their governance.
Our team of some thirty lawyers works closely with the firm’s other legal experts, including in tax, labour, IP/IT, environment, banking and finance, energy and litigation. This allows us to offer a comprehensive assistance for all the legal issues you are facing in your projects.
Our offices in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, together with the members of our China and Japan Desks in Paris, extend our reach and enable us to assist our clients in their transactions in France and abroad.