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 advises M6 for the acquisition of Fidélité Films

July 2017. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner, and Jérôme Albertin, associate) advised M6 for its purchase of Fidélité Films, a French film production company.

BG2V advises M6 Television for the acquisition of Fidélité Films

Law Sapin II: decree in connection with the collection of alerts’ procedure

May 2017. The law of 12/09/2016 on transparency, anti-corruption and modernization of economic life, known as Law  "Sapin II", introduced a system for the protection of alert launchers, making it compulsory for companies with more than 50 employees, municipalities of more than 10,000 inhabitants and public administrations, the implementation of a procedure for the collection of reports.

Décret du 19 avril relatif à la procédure de recueil d'alertes

The Legal 500 EMEA recommends BG2V

May 2017. The latest edition of the Legal 500 EMEA has just been published and has once again recommended BG2V for its expertise in white-collar crime, M&A, employment law, real estate and tax law. BG2V co-founding Partner Karim Beylouni has also been recognised  as a “Next generation lawyer” in white-collar crime.

The Legal 500 EMEA recommends BG2V and recognizes K Beylouni as a next generation lawyer

The Legal 500 EMEA recommends BG2V

April 2017. The latest edition of the Legal 500 EMEA has just been published and has once again recommended BG2V for its expertise in criminal law, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, real estate and tax law.

Legal 500 EMEA - Leading firm

BG2V: Partner of the Lysias conference

April 2017. BG2V is a partner of the Lysias Conference, the largest eloquence competition in Fance since 1992. Julien Vernet, BG2V's Partner, will be a member of the jury during the 1/2 final of the contest which will take place on April 14, in the Library of the Paris Bar Association. 
 


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