BG2V’s Mergers & acquisitions / Private equity team, with ten lawyers, advises its clients on all of their corporate financial transactions: acquisitions, sales, mergers, contributions, fund-raising, etc.
In particular, BG2V’s Mergers & acquisitions / Private equity team clients are industrial groups it advises on their external-growth and legal restructuring transactions and governance and private equity funds it assists for LBO, venture-capital, build-up and sales transactions.
The firm’s lawyers also have extensive experience in stock exchange law and notably in issues related to initial public offerings, takeover bids (or public exchange offers) and issuers’ disclosure obligations.
The Mergers & acquisitions / Private equity Department relies on the firm’s specialized teams, including the tax, employment and real estate law teams, enabling BG2V to cover all issues involved in transactions carried out.
Lastly, the members of the Mergers & acquisitions / Private equity team assist the firm’s clients in their litigation in the company law field, and notably in the pre-litigation and litigation phases of disputes between shareholders and liabilities warranty disputes.
"BG2V has “strong expertise and high responsiveness”, is “highly proactive” and knows how “to successfully negotiate with the opposing party”. The firm advises SMEs, start-ups and private equity funds. It recently advised M6 for the acquisition of the RTL radio station, and Financière Cofigeo in its acquisition of William Saurin. CDC and Générale du Solaire are also clients. Roland, Guény, Hervé de Kervasdoué, Camille de Verdelhan and Stanislas Richoillez, who is appreciated for “his availability, professionalism, commitment, curiosity and agility”, are building up the mergers and acquisition practice."Legal 500 Paris, 2018 Ed.
"BG2V is recommended for performing transactions involving mid-sized companies. The mergers and acquisition team of ten lawyers provides "excellent work quality" and "knows how to be responsive and flexible to adapt to tight timing". The team advises several large French companies and mutual funds. The firm recently worked on several transactions involving the media and agri-food fields. It is also developing a growing business in the private equity field. "Legal 500 Paris, 2017 Ed.
September 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner, and Arthur Anton, associate) assisted Groupe M6 in the acquisition of a majority stake in the capital of CTZAR, the exemplar agency in influence marketing, and of its international network SOCIADDICT, composed of more than 15,000 influencers.
September 2018. BG2V advised Pléiade Investissement, a holding company of entrepreneurs, and Divalto, a publisher of management software suites for very small businesses, small and mid-sized businesses/intermediate-sized businesses, for their 4th LBO since having become partners in 2006, which also allows managers and key employees to take a capital stake.
July 2018. The parties to this sales project have announced that they were entering into exclusive negotiations. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, Guillaume de Saint Sernin, partners, and Jérôme Albertin, counsel) is assisting M6 in its sale to the American private equity fund General American Capital Partners (GACP) of 100% of FC Girondins de Bordeaux.
July 2018. BG2V advised Newfund, a French investment fund, for Establissements Peugeot Frères’s acquisition of a majority of the capital of Monbento, a French brand specialized in the design and distribution of meal boxes, insulated containers and canteens.
July 2018. BG2V has been recommended by the Legal 500 Paris in its latest edition (July 2018) in in the following 6 practice areas: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation; Dispute resolution - White-collar crime; Employment; Mergers & acquisitions; Real estate; Tax. In addition, Karim Beylouni has been recognised as a “Next generation lawyer” in white-collar crime. To know more: http://www.preview.legal500.fr/firms/16874-bg2v/21898-paris-france