Frédéric Bailly


Frédéric Bailly
Paris Bar
French, English, Spanish
Paris Tél : +33 (0)1 53 93 39 22

Frédéric Bailly is a partner involved in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law.

Frédéric has nearly 35 years’ experience in the M&A transactions for a clientele of investment funds and industrial companies in France and abroad. He is also highly skilled in the reorganisation of groups as well as in complex real estate transactions.

With several multinational companies, mid-cap businesses and investment funds among his clients, Frédéric Bailly offers pragmatic and adapted solutions. He is primarily active in the industry, technology and real estate sectors.

Frédéric also spent 10 years at Salans where he became a partner. He was then a partner at Fidal and Winston & Strawn. He also served as legal and financial director of an investment company and a technical consultancy in Paris.


  • Best Lawyers in France: individually ranked in:
    – Mergers & Acquisitions
    – Corporate Law
  • Legal 500 EMEA:
    – Real Estate (Tier 2)
    – Mergers and acquisitions
    (Tier 4)
  • Chambers Europe: Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market (Band 2)
  • Le point: Commercial, business and competition law (4 stars)
  • Décideurs:
    Mergers & acquisitions: Transactions between €75 & €500 million (Excellent)
    – Africa Desk – Project financing (Excellent)
    Africa Desk – Corporate / M&A
    Africa Desk – TMT (Excellent)
    – Africa Desk – Natural ressources and renewable energies
  • IFLR1000: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Option Droit & Affaires:
    – Mergers and Acquisitions > 200 M€ (3 stars)
    Capital development & LBO < 50 M€
    – Capital innovation 
    – LBO – Advising management teams
  • Magazine des affaires: ranked in the Infrastructure Palmarès: Africa
  • Trophées du droit: Gold trophy in the category Renewable Energy Law and Africa desk: Energy and Infrastructure (2023)