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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
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
Julie Cittadini PartnerParis

Julie Cittadini

Julie Cittadini
Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture PartnerSingapore

Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture

Arnaud  Bourrut-Lacouture
Bérengère Roig PartnerSingapore

Bérengère Roig

Bérengère Roig
Ran Hu PartnerParisShanghai

Ran Hu

Ran Hu
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
Thomas Schrotberger PartnerFrankfurt

Thomas Schrotberger

Thomas Schrotberger
Hubert Bazin PartnerShanghai

Hubert Bazin

Hubert Bazin
Raphaële François-Poncet PartnerDubai

Raphaële François-Poncet

Raphaële François-Poncet
Arnaud Depierrefeu PartnerDubaiParis

Arnaud Depierrefeu

Arnaud Depierrefeu
Marcel Graf PartnerMunich

Marcel Graf

Marcel Graf
Michael Samol PartnerParis

Michael Samol

Michael Samol
Thibault Willaume CounselParis

Thibault Willaume

Thibault Willaume
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
Wyssam Mansour CounselParis

Wyssam Mansour

Wyssam Mansour
Andrea Hilgard CounselFrankfurt

Andrea Hilgard

Andrea Hilgard
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 strengthens its Hong Kong Tax and Corporate/M&A teams - LPA-CGR strengthens its Hong Kong Tax and Corporate/M&A teams with the arrival of Stéphanie Dodin and Camilla Venanzi Stéphanie ... LPA-CGR avocats again ranked in the Chambers Global Guide 2021 - LPA-CGR avocats again ranked in the Chambers Global Guide 2021 Our international expertise has again been recognized in the Chambers ... Best wishes for 2021 from LPA-CGR avocats -  Best wishes for 2021 from LPA-CGR avocats [video width="1920" height="1080" ... IFLR - China outbound Report | France: Land of opportunities - IFLR - China outbound Report | France: Land of opportunities France remains one of the most popular destinations for foreign direct ... Flash Info Algeria | Supplementary finance law for 2020 - 5 June 2020 Flash Info Algeria | Supplementary finance law for 2020 The Supplementary Finance Law for 2020 was published in the Official Gazette ... Contractual joint ventures: practical thoughts for foreign companies operating in the Gulf region - 3 june 2020 3 June 2020 Contractual joint ventures: practical thoughts for foreign companies operating in the Gulf region [1] The contractual ... LPA Casablanca | Coronavirus hotline - LPA Casablanca | Coronavirus hotline During the period of health crisis, our Casablanca office offers you to answer your questions on ... Smart Alert Covid-19 | LPA Middle East | Enforceability of contractual provisions and arbitral decisions in the UAE: the test of the crisis - 23 March 2020 When crisis appears, how would resist market practice clauses commonly used in transactional agreements concluded in the ... Flash News China | November 2019 - Flash News China | November 2019 Fanny Nguyen and Hubert Bazin, partners of the LPA-CGR Shanghai Office and experts in Chinese Law, ... Investment promotion in the Mediterranean with the EU-OECD National Workshop - Investment promotion in the Mediterranean with the EU-OECD National Workshop On 11 and 12 November, the EU-OECD National Workshop on ...
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LPA-CGR avocats advised Mutares on a binding offer for the acquisition of Sealynx International from GMD Group - December 2, 2021 LPA-CGR avocats advised Mutares on a binding offer for the acquisition of Sealynx International from GMD ... LPA-CGR avocats advised Orano on the acquisition of STSI from the Geodis Group - LPA-CGR avocats advised Orano on the acquisition of STSI from the Geodis Group LPA-CGR avocats advised the Orano Group on its ... LPA-CGR avocats advises KGAL in the successfully divestment of European renewables portfolio - LPA-CGR avocats advises KGAL in the successfully divestment of European renewables portfolio LPA-CGR avocats advises KGAL in its ... LPA-CGR avocats advised Orano in the acquisition of Daher’s nuclear activities in Germany and the United States - 01.10.2021 LPA-CGR avocats advised Orano in the acquisition of Daher’s nuclear activities in Germany and the United States LPA-CGR ... LPA-CGR avocats advised Symrise - Paris, June 17, 2021 LPA-CGR avocats advised Symrise in its discussions with EQT portfolio company OterraTM towards receipt of a ... LPA-CGR avocats advised Banque des Territoires in its teaming up with ZE Energy for the development of hybrid solar plants, combining photovoltaic and storage - LPA-CGR avocats advised Banque des Territoires in its teaming up with ZE Energy for the development of hybrid solar plants, combining ... LPA-CGR avocats strengthens its M&A and Franco-German practice with the arrival of Michael Samol as a partner - LPA-CGR avocats announces the arrival in the Paris office of Michael Samol as a partner. He will strengthen the firm's M&A team, ... LPA-CGR avocats advised the Banque des Territoires in the acquisition of a 50% participation in a portfolio of solar assets located in New Caledonia from Total Quadran - LPA-CGR avocats advised the Banque des Territoires in the acquisition of a 50% participation in a portfolio of solar assets located in ... LPA-CGR avocats advises Orano in the signature of an agreement with Daher to acquire its nuclear activities in Germany and North America - LPA-CGR avocats advises Orano in the signature of an agreement with Daher to acquire its nuclear activities in Germany and North ... LPA-CGR avocats appoints 3 new Partners - 8 January 2021 LPA-CGR avocats appoints 3 new Partners LPA-CGR avocats is pleased to announce the appointment of Ran Hu (M&A/China Desk), Stephan ...
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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