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Environmental aspects of mergers and acquisitions

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 China Desk in Paris

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.

Our Japan Desk in Paris

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.

Renewable Energy - Infrastructure: a unique offer

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.

M&A, Technology and Innovation

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 Chantelot PartnerParisShanghai

Raphaël Chantelot

Raphaël Chantelot
Nigel Hartridge PartnerDubai

Nigel Hartridge

Nigel Hartridge
Jacques-Henry de Bourmont PartnerParis

Jacques-Henry de Bourmont

Jacques-Henry de Bourmont
Jean-Yves Toullec PartnerHong Kong

Jean-Yves Toullec

Jean-Yves Toullec
Lina Fassi-Fihri PartnerCasablanca

Lina Fassi-Fihri

Lina Fassi-Fihri
Stéphane Erard PartnerParis

Stéphane Erard

Stéphane Erard
Bertrand Galvez PartnerParis

Bertrand Galvez

Bertrand Galvez
Ghislaine Lovet PartnerDouala/Yaoundé

Ghislaine Lovet

Ghislaine Lovet
Philippe Raybaud PartnerParis

Philippe Raybaud

Philippe Raybaud
Nicolas Vanderchmitt PartnerHong KongParis

Nicolas Vanderchmitt

Nicolas Vanderchmitt
Fanny Nguyen PartnerShanghai

Fanny Nguyen

Fanny Nguyen
Frédéric Bailly PartnerParis

Frédéric Bailly

Frédéric Bailly
Florence Trognon-Dumain PartnerParis

Florence Trognon-Dumain

Florence Trognon-Dumain
Olivier Kirfel PartnerMunich

Olivier Kirfel

Olivier Kirfel
Bernd Spieth PartnerMunich

Bernd Spieth

Bernd Spieth
Fabian Tross PartnerMunich

Fabian Tross

Fabian Tross
Lionel Vincent PartnerTokyo

Lionel Vincent

Lionel Vincent
Ayano Kanezuka PartnerTokyo

Ayano Kanezuka

Ayano Kanezuka
Karim Nassif PartnerDubai

Karim Nassif

Karim Nassif
Julie Cittadini PartnerParis

Julie Cittadini

Julie Cittadini
Rym Loucif PartnerAlgiersParis

Rym Loucif

Rym Loucif
Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture PartnerSingapore

Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture

Arnaud  Bourrut-Lacouture
Bérengère Roig PartnerSingapore

Bérengère Roig

Bérengère Roig
Andreas Feuerstein PartnerMunich

Andreas Feuerstein

Andreas Feuerstein
Sandra Hundsdörfer PartnerParis

Sandra Hundsdörfer

Sandra Hundsdörfer
Dr. Andreas R. Bittner PartnerFrankfurt

Dr. Andreas R. Bittner

Dr. Andreas R. Bittner
Matthias Krämer PartnerFrankfurt

Matthias Krämer

Matthias Krämer
Dr. Kay Jess PartnerHamburg

Dr. Kay Jess

Dr. Kay Jess
Nikolaj Kubik PartnerFrankfurt

Nikolaj Kubik

Nikolaj Kubik
Thomas Schrotberger PartnerFrankfurt

Thomas Schrotberger

Thomas Schrotberger
Hubert Bazin PartnerShanghai

Hubert Bazin

Hubert Bazin
Ran Hu CounselParisShanghai

Ran Hu

Ran Hu
Ina von Raven, LL.M (Cornell) CounselFrankfurt

Ina von Raven, LL.M (Cornell)

Ina von Raven, LL.M (Cornell)
François Metz CounselParis

François Metz

François Metz
Erik Leyssens Of counselHong Kong

Erik Leyssens

Erik Leyssens
Dr. Jens Jensen Of counselFrankfurtDr. Jens Jensen

Dr. Jens Jensen

Dr. Jens Jensen
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LPA-CGR avocats assists EnBW within the acquisition of VALECO in France - June 4th 2019 Paris, June 4th 2019 LPA-CGR avocats assists EnBW within the acquisition of VALECO in France LPA-CGR avocats advised EnBW Energie ... LPA-CGR avocats advises Caisse des Dépôts in acquiring a stake in Flyview Paris - 2019, May 15th 2019, Mai 15th LPA-CGR avocats advises Caisse des Dépôts in acquiring a stake in Flyview Paris.  LPA-CGR has advised the Banque des ... LPA-CGR avocats assists the shareholders of URBASOLAR in the sale of this company to Swiss electrician AXPO - 2019, May 7th Paris, May 7th 2019 LPA-CGR avocats assists the shareholders of URBASOLAR in the sale of this company to Swiss electrician ... LPA-CGR avocats advise Raffles Lease Holdings Pte. Ltd. - 2019, May 10th Paris, 10 May 2019 LPA-CGR avocats advise Raffles Lease Holdings Pte. Ltd. in connection with the sale of 100% of its shares in ... LPA-CGR avocats advises APM Monaco, the leading contemporary jewelry brand - 2019, April 18th LPA-CGR avocats advises APM Monaco in the 30% stake investment by TPG-led consortium in the jewelry brand Paris, 18 April ... LPA-CGR avocats advises the STRAUMANN Group in the increase of its ownership stake in ANTHOGYR - 2019, March 21st LPA-CGR avocats advises the STRAUMANN Group in the increase of its ownership stake in ANTHOGYR Paris, 21st March 2019 LPA-CGR ... LPA-CGR avocats, the leading French law firm in Asia, strengthens its team in Shanghai with the arrival of Hubert Bazin - LPA-CGR avocats reinforces its position as the French leader in the Asian market by welcoming Hubert Bazin as partner in its Shanghai ... LPA-CGR avocats welcomes on board new Members to its governing bodies - The general meeting of the partners of LPA-CGR avocats, made up of 40 partners, appointed new members to its governing bodies – the ... LPA-CGR avocats strengthens its ties in Germany in an alliance with the law firm GGV to become the first French law firm with 3 offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich   - LPA-CGR avocats and the German law firm GGV announce their partnering to create LPA-GGV.   LPA-CGR avocats has been present in ... LPA-CGR avocats assists Eneco in the sale of activities in France - LPA-CGR avocats has advised the Eneco group in the purchase by Albioma, the leader in the solar power market in Overseas France, of ...
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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.

Mergers and acquisitions
Partnerships and joint ventures
Corporate governance, corporate law
Private equity
Stock market transactions
Restructuring