BG2V’s Real Estate Department, managed by Quentin Leroux, represents clients such as institutional investors (REITS, OPCI, insurance companies), real estate investment funds, family offices, financial institutions, property developers and end-owners/tenants within the framework of complex real estate deals, including:
BG2V is also very active in real estate assets management (assets and property management, real estate marketing and agency agreements, etc.) and regularly assists landlords and tenants in their rental relationships (drafting and negotiation of leases, deeds of sale, petitions to set rents, etc.).
In close cooperation with the Litigation Department, BG2V has in-depth know-how to handle real estate litigation. Jean-Marc Valot, partner, has broad first-tier expertise in real estate taxation.
"BG2V is a true “alternative for the big international law firms thanks to its full range of expertise”. The firm is “excellent, notably in terms of proactivity, aptitude for negotiations and in the creativity of its solutions, and it has a practical approach oriented toward business issues”. The real estate team assists several institutional investors, private equity funds, developers and project management companies, in investment, financing and property lease cases. The firm recently advised LBO France for the execution of a 12-year lease with Groupama for the West Park building. Sciences Po, Predica, CDC, BPIFrance, Bouygues Immobilier and Financière Duval are clients. Quentin Leroux shows, “a great ability to adapt and look ahead, and he meets clients’ expectations”."Legal 500 Paris, 2018 Ed.
"Very pragmatic and business oriented", BG2V is "a very serious challenger vis-à-vis the largest firms in the market in terms of quality, flexibility and client service." The firm works on investment transactions and assisted Sciences Po in the project to acquire and restore the Hôtel de l'Artillerie. The firm also works with first-rank clients, including large banks, for negotiating leases. CDC, BNP Paribas, BPIFrance and Predica are among our clients. Quentin Leroux heads the firm's real estate department. "Legal 500 Paris, 2017 Ed.
November 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner) assisted NextStage, an independent management company, approved by the AMF, one of the pioneers and leaders in capital development in France, for the agreement for the acquisition by Eurazeo PME, alongside the management and Argos Wityu, of EFESO Consulting’s capital.
November 2018. The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation (the “PACTE”), a new law which is set to pass in France by early 2019, provides for the expansion of the 2014 decree related to foreign investments subject to prior authorization by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.
November 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué and Jérôme Albertin, with Guillaume de Saint Sernin for employment issues) assisted Groupe M6 in the sale, by M6 Foot to La Dynamie SAS, formed for the transaction by the American private equity firm General American Capital Partners (GACP), of 99.99% of the capital of Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux (the “Club”) for nearly 100 million euros.
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.