Restructuring and insolvency

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Restructuring and insolvency

BG2V has recognized expertise in the issues related to restructuring and insolvency.  We regularly assist the firm’s clients in acquiring companies facing financial difficulties either preventively or in court.

BG2V’s team mainly works on:

  • preventing financial difficulties (ad hoc mandate and conciliation)
  • handling companies’ financial difficulties in court (counsel to companies in rescue, bankruptcy or liquidation proceedings)
  • assisting investors and buyers in acquiring distressed companies
  • top executives’ liability

In close cooperation with BG2V’s tax and labor teams, we offer an overall, multidisciplinary approach in restructuring and insolvency matters.

Some of our recent work includes:

  • Counsel to a North-American manufacturer for purchasing an eco-designed women’s fashion trademark and its chain of stores and franchises
  • Counsel to a leading actor in the car body industry for acquiring several car body shops in France
  • Counsel to a European manufacturer for purchasing assets in the aluminum transformation sector
  • Counsel to a restaurant company in preparing its bankruptcy plan
  • Counsel to an actor in the real estate field in an ad hoc mandate proceeding
  • Counsel to executives in a sanctions proceeding

Latest News

BG2V has been recommended by the Legal 500 EMEA

April 2018. BG2V has been recommended in the latest edition of the Legal 500 EMA in the following 6 practice areas: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation; Dispute resolution - White-collar crime; Emplyment; Mergers & acquisitions; Real estate; Tax

EMEA Leading firm 2018

BG2V is ranked in Private Equity ranking by Option Droit et Affaires (Option Finance Group)

February 2018. BG2V is ranked in Private Equity ranking by Option Droit et Affaires (Option Finance Group): - 2 * in capital developmentand LBOs (of less than € 50 million): (Roland Guény, Herve de Kervasdoué, Stanislas Richoillez and Camille de Verdelhan, partners) - 2 * in capital innovation: (Roland Guény, Herve de Kervasdoué, Stanislas Richoillez and Camille de Verdelhan, partners). To learn more: http://www.optionfinance.fr/droit-affaires/classements.html

ODA Private equitiy

BG2V will be present during the MIPIM 2018

February 2018. Rendez-vous for the MIPIM ! BG2V will be present again this yeat during the MIPIM wich will take place in Cannes from March 13th to 16th. Come and meet Quentin Leroux, Jean-Marc Valot, Stanislas Richoillez and Jean-Sébastien Dumont, partners, on the yacht "Super Toy (Quai Albert Edouard).

Mipim invitation

BG2V intervenes in the operation linked to creation of a new-generation logistics platform

February 2018. BG2V, with Quentin Leroux, partner, and Woody Guirand, associate, advised Vailog (subsidiary of Segro) for the drafting and negotiation of an off-plan lease for a 2-story logistics warehouse located at the Gennevilliers port.  IKEA will lease this 50,000 m2 new-generation platform to supply Paris and the western Paris region (Ile-de-France). To learn more: goo.gl/wDVTAQ

Immeuble logistique port de Gennevilliers

BG2V is working on the Grand-Hôtel Dieu transaction in Lyon

February 2018. BG2V (Quentin Leroux, Partner, and Woody Guirand, Associate) is working on the Grand Hôtel-Dieu transaction in Lyon along with Crédit Agricole Assurances (owner) and SCAPRIM (asset manager), for the drafting and negotiation of the leases involving the entire surface area of offices and businesses (around 50 lots). After extensive restructuring works began in 2015, this  building, with a total surface area of 42,000 m2, will open to the public in the spring of 2018.


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