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Jones Day - Paris

2 rue Saint-Florentin 75001 Paris, France

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Updated: 06/02/2021

Paris Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm

Overview

The Paris Office of Jones Day opened in 1970. Our lawyers advise a wide range of French, U.S., and other multinational clients on domestic and cross-border matters. Our clients include major corporate groups, as well as banks and financial institutions, private equity, real estate and venture capital funds, public agencies and entities, and other institutional clients. The Paris Office has more than 100 lawyers, including 29 partners...

About Jones Day

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

Practice Areas

  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Global Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Projects & Infrastructure
  • Derivatives and Market Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Environmental
  • Health and Safety
  • Tax
  • EU and French Competition Law
  • French Public and Administrative Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Published Works

  • French Supreme Court Refuses The Enforcement Of An Arbitral Award, Mealey's International Arbitration Report, Vol. 24, #9
  • EuroResource—Deals and Debt, 2012
  • Paris Automotive Practice, 2012
  • Africa Resources Update, 2012
  • European Patent Prosecution, 2012
  • European Employee Benefits, 2012
  • International Litigation & Arbitration – Europe, 2012
  • Shelter from a Storm: Will Greek Elections Halt a Euro Breakup?, 2012
  • European Practice, 2012
  • European Labour & Employment Law, 2012
  • The Climate Report, 2012
  • Closing European Pension Plans to Future Accrual, 2012
  • The Fat Tail Reporter, 2012
  • Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations on the Information Reporting and Withholding Tax Provisions of FATCA, 2012
  • European Real Estate Practice, 2012
  • New Limitation of Interest Deductibility by French Corporate Taxpayers, 2012
  • The EU Launches Initiative to Revamp EU Privacy Rules, 2012
  • 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration Come Into Force, 2012
  • Africa Practice, 2011
  • Paris International Arbitration, 2011
  • Australia's Highest Court Applies the Hand Brake to Arbitration: Inadequate Reasons Render Award Invalid, 2011
  • Nordic Practice, 2011
  • Antitrust Alert: French Competition Authority Fines Canal Plus Group for Breach of Merger Commitments and Requires Unwinding or Re-Notifying Merger, 2011
  • Global Stock Plans Update, 2011
  • European Life Sciences, 2011
  • European Intellectual Property, 2011
  • Arbitration in France: The 2011 Reform, 2011
  • Coeur Défense: The Application of the Safeguard Procedure, 2011
  • Trademark Marking in Europe: What Symbols to Use and When, 2011
  • The 2011 French Arbitration Reforms In Comparative Perspective, Mealey's™, International Arbitration Report, 2011
  • Force Majeure in Troubled Times: The Example of Libya, 2011
  • Risk Assessment Under French Law: A Business Requirement, 2011
  • Antitrust Alert: EU Court Advisor Recommends that Prohibition on Internet Sales Be Per Se Infringement, 2011
  • European Real Estate Tax, 2011
  • France Confirms the Tender of 3,000 MW of Offshore Wind Energy Projects in 2011, 2011
  • Antitrust Alert: French Competition Authority Launches Public Consultation on Setting Antitrust Fines, 2011
  • Paris Office, 2011
  • New Call for Tender in the Onshore Wind Power Sector for French Overseas Territories and Corsica, 2010
  • New Tender for Biomass Electricity Projects Launched in France, 2010
  • High Tariffs Fuel French Solar Boom, 2010
  • France to Launch Mega Tenders for 3,000 MW of Offshore Wind Energy Projects, 2010
  • Compassionate Use in Europe: A Patchy Framework for Early Market Entry, 2010
  • European Product Liability and Recall, 2010
  • Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Disputes in France, Arbitration International, The Journal of the London Court of International Arbitration, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2010
  • Paris Tax, 2010
  • Pension Issues on Asset Transfers: A European Perspective, 2010
  • European Labor & Employment Law Update, 2009
  • Staff Restructuring: How International Companies Are Dealing with Redundancies in the EU, 2009
  • Price Squeeze Abuse in the EU Telecommunications Sector: A Reasonably or Equally Efficient Test?, GCP Magazine, 2009
  • France Revises its Rules for Reporting Large Shareholdings in Listed Companies, 2009
  • The Netherlands' Supreme Court Confirms Annulment Of ICC Arbitral Award For Failure To Comply With Mandatory Signing Requirements, Mealey's International Arbitration Report, 2009
  • Handbook of ICC Arbitration - Commentary, Precedents, Materials, coauthor, Thomson Sweet & Maxwell, 2nd edition, 810 pages, 2008
  • UK and French Proposals on Reporting of Large Shareholdings in Listed Companies, 2008
  • European Labor & Employment Law Update, 2008
  • French Insolvency Law: The light at the end of the tunnel?, The In-House Lawyer, 2008
  • Paris calling: will cross-border mergers soon be a reality for French companies?, Thedeal.com, 2008
  • Lis pendens et res judicata dans l’arbitrage international : vers une pratique harmonisée ?, Liber Amicorum Lars Heuman (Festskrift till Lars Heuman), édition 2008, 2008
  • Europe's Unwelcome Scheme to Make Aviation Go Green, Jones Day Airlines and Aviation News Blast, 2008
  • European Labor & Employment Law Update, 2008
  • Quel avenir pour l'indice des loyers commerciaux ?, Jurishebdo Immobilier, 2008
  • Difficile de conserver sa place au soleil sur les Champs-Elysées, Magazine des Affaires, 2008
  • European Labor & Employment Law Update, 2008
  • La renonciation à la convention d'arbitrage, Liber Amicorum Dobrosav Mitrovic, édition 2007, 2007
  • European law: packing it in, European Food and Feed Law Review, Issue 6/2007, 2007
  • Extraterritorial Application of the USA PATRIOT Act and Related Regimes: Issues for European Banks Operating in the United States, Privacy & Data Security Law Journal, 2007
  • Hyperinflation in the Construction Industry: European 'Hardship' Principles Versus the American Doctrine of Impracticability of Performance, The Journal of The American College of Construction Lawyers, 2007
  • Zur Vollstreckbarkeitserklärung von Schiedssprüchen in Frankreich in: Die Vollstreckung von Schiedssprüchen, Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit - German Institution of Arbitration, Band 22, pp. 81-85, 2007
  • Excluding the Recovery of Consequential and Indirect Losses in English and French Laws, IBLJ/RDAI, 2006
  • Filing a Divisional Application in Europe: A Risky Endeavor?, 2006
  • Emissions Trading:The American Experience, 2006
  • The French CNIL Publishes Guidelines on Whistle-Blowing, 2005
  • Droits à polluer : les mécanismes de Kyoto en droit français, Les Echos, 2005
  • Global Focus: European Distressed Debt Market, 2005
  • Case COMP/M.3410 Total/Gaz de France Merger Control as a Tool to greater Liberalisation in the Gas Sector, European Competition Law Review, 2005
  • A Welcome And Surprising Decision: French Administrative Supreme Court Acknowledges The Adequacy Of Arbitration To Adjudicate Disputes Arising Out Of A New Kind Of Public Private Partnership, Mealey's International Arbitration Report, Vol. 20, N° 10,, 2005
  • European financial markets: do they need a single regulator?, 2005
  • France Completes Implementation of EU Directive on Biotechnological Inventions, 2005
  • The European Company: An Opportunity in France in the Near Future, 2005
  • Gaps and bridges: transatlantic cooperation, The 2005 European Antitrust Review, Global Competition Review special report, 2004
  • Introduction of Preferred Shares in French Law, 2004
  • Focus Abroad: French Bankruptcy Reform Moves Forward, 2003
  • Confidentiality Clauses in International Contracts / Les clauses de confidentialité dans les contrats internationaux, RDAI/IBLJ, N° 3/4 pp. 359-387, 2002
  • Group Taxation in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, 2002
  • Reform of French Competition Law: Adoption of a Mandatory Pre-Merger Control Regime, European Competition Law Review, 2002
  • Cross-Border Public Policy and the Internet: French Judge Issues New Decision in Yahoo! Case, 2002
  • Paris Corporate Real Estate Services, 2001
  • Paris Real Estate, 2001
  • Paris Labor & Employment, 2001
  • European Private Equity, 2001

Representative Cases

  • 3i Gestion invests in Telisma
  • Abbott Labs acquires BASF Pharma (2009)
  • Abercrombie & Fitch negotiates flagship lease on Champs Elysées in Paris
  • Abercrombie & Fitch seeks trademark advice regarding compliance with France's Toubon law
  • ABN AMRO finances acquisition of mall in Lille, France
  • Accor, worldwide hotel leader, seeks IP counseling and advice
  • Aces S.A. sells Industria, S.A. to CIRCOR International (2009)
  • Aces S.A. sells SA and ECET SA (2009)
  • ACS defends "ALCOLOCK" trademark and strengthens portfolio
  • Activa acquires BFI Optilas
  • ADD Partners invests in additional financing round by Tagsys
  • ADD Partners invests in InStranet (2009)
  • ADD Partners invests in SEQUANS Communications
  • ADOCIA completes IPO on NYSE Euronext in Paris (2012)
  • Advent invests in Ever Team (2009)
  • AG2C Innovation acquires 100% of the shares issued by Composants Electroniques Lyonnais
  • Alcatel-Lucent sells Genesys business to Permira for US$1.5 billion (2011)
  • Alexandre Pugachev obtains court approval to take over newspaper
  • Alizé Pharma enters into license agreement with EUSA Pharma on orphan drug (2009)
  • A-MAX places shares (2009)
  • Apollo Real Estate Advisors sets up two joint ventures
  • Apple successfully defends against abuse of dominant position claims in France related to refusal to license DRM (2010)
  • Areva SA and Électricité de France sell Cogema Mining and Malapai Resources subsidiaries (2010)
  • Argentine company disputes breach of joint venture agreement claim brought by Russian aluminum company (2009)
  • ARJEL, France's new online gambling authority, receives regulatory law advice (2011)
  • Armor defends against trademark infringement claims by OEM
  • Artech issues Series B Preferred Stock to Wellington Partners (2009)
  • Artech places Series B Preferred Stock with Crédit Lyonnais (2009)
  • Atecs Mannesmann sells Dematic postal automation business to Northrop Grumman
  • Atlas Venture and Index Ventures invest in Jaluna
  • Atlas Venture and Partech invest in Realeyes3D
  • Atlas Venture invests in Avivias
  • Atlas Venture invests in Novexel
  • Atlas Venture invests in Soisic S.A.
  • Atlas Venture purchases Series B Preferred Stock of Neurotech
  • Atlas Venture sells Mixad
  • Atlas Venture-led investor group purchases stock in Arteris
  • Atos Origin companies obtain facility for refinancing and corporate purposes
  • Au Nom de la Rose successfully defends against copyright infringement claims by former employee (2011)
  • Auriga Partners invest in Emulation and Verification Engineering (2009)
  • Auriga Partners invest in Innovative Silicon (2009)
  • Auriga Partners invest in Isocell
  • Auriga Partners invest in Mesophotonics
  • Auriga Partners invest in Oxand
  • Aurora Capital acquires Alltub Group (2012)
  • Austrian company and German company arbitrate use of patent license for industrial machinery (2009)
  • Autodis mezzanine bondholders in first French pre-pack agreement (2009)
  • Automotive parts supplier refinances its senior and subordinated debt
  • Auxifip finances Vichy Ring Road
  • Aventis forms biotech fund (2009)
  • Aventis S.A. creates spin-off of Aventis' bone disease unit
  • Aventis S.A. forms spin-off of Aventis' infectious disease unit (2009)
  • Aventis S.A. sells animal nutrition business to CVC Capital Partners (2009)
  • Aventis S.A. sells household insecticides business to Sumitomo Chemical
  • Aventis sells rights of trandolapril to Abbott Laboratories
  • Axa Reim sells Paris office building for EUR 90 million
  • Azito Energie successfully negotiates expansion of the Azito power project (2012)
  • Bail Investissement receives revolving credit agreement and security documentation for refinancing existing capital lease financing
  • Banco Santander acts as financial advisor and dealer manager in Schneider Electric's acquisition of Telvent GIT and related tender offer of 5.50% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes
  • Banco Santander finances wind park project in Beausemblant, France (2009)
  • Banexi invests in Mobibase
  • Bank of Ireland acquires Paris building complex for office, retail, and residential use
  • Bank of Ireland Private Banking Ltd. acquires "Cité du Retiro," headquarters of Cartier International
  • Bataan obtains financing for polyethylene plant in Philippines
  • Belgian engineering company disputes allegations of negligent performance for the supply of engineering services and defective equipment for a bauxite plant in Pennsylvania (2009)
  • Beta Finance establishes $12 billion MTN program in connection with restructuring
  • Beta Finance establishes MTN program
  • Bioprotein S.A. issues Series B Preferred Stock to Hazak Invest, SGAM and Creagro (2009)
  • BioReliance obtains regulatory approval and financing for acquisition of Q-One Biotech (2009)
  • Bisnode AB acquires shares in Directinet SA and Netcollections SAS
  • BNIC seeks counseling for wine and spirits producers in IP litigation and opposition matters involving product appellations
  • BNIC seeks IP advice on protecting Cognac trademark from being misused
  • BNP Paribas finances acquisition of office building in France
  • BNP Paribas sells participations in portfolio companies held by Antin funds (2009)
  • BNP Paribas, CDC Ixis finance LNG carrier vessel
  • Bongrain seeks IP counseling regarding appellations for cheese products
  • BonitaSoft raises €2 million in placement to Ventech and Auriga (2009)
  • BonitaSoft raises €8 million in Series B round
  • Bosch pursues trademark infringement charges against resellers of fake products
  • Bouwfonds closes financing for shopping center in France
  • Bouwfonds finances acquisition and construction of commercial and residential buildings and refinances a real estate portfolio
  • Bouwfonds provides financing for apartment building acquisition (2009)
  • Bouwfonds provides financing for apartment complex construction
  • Bouwfonds provides financing for shopping center in France
  • BP and other oil companies successfully appeal French Competition Council penalty (2009)
  • BP obtains financing for expansion of acetyls project in China (2009)
  • BP sponsors Phu My power station project in Vietnam (2009)
  • British Land obtains portfolio acquisition facility
  • Brockway Moran acquires C2Gest SAS, the holding company of JCN (2011)
  • Brockway Moran portfolio company acquires JOBY
  • Caisse d'Epargne forms Eulia, France's third largest bank for $2.9 billion
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) develops public-private partnership with University of Bordeaux
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations participates in €1 billion "French Pentagon" PPP agreement (2011)
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations-led consortium forms partnership relating to French broadband telecom network (2009)
  • Caisse Française de Développement Industriel assists with renewal of support scheme and issues two financial guarantees
  • CalEast and Gazeley joint venture restates and extends financing with Eurohypo
  • Calyon Corporate and Deutsche Bank complete €1.2 billion sale of Suez Ordinary Shares by Credit Agricole SA (2009)
  • CAMUS seeks IP counseling for trademark and copyright infringement issues in China involving La Grande Marque cognac
  • CAPE invests in SuperSonic Imagine (2009)
  • Cascades completes $100 million add-on offering of Senior Notes in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering (2009)
  • Cascades completes a Rule 144A & Regulation S offering of $450 million of Senior Notes with back-end exchange offer (2009)
  • Cascades merges with Reno De Medici (2009)
  • CDC Innovation and GrowthWorks Capital complete sale of Praxim to Orthopaedic Synergy (2010)
  • Cegetel and Media Overseas advised on French license fees
  • Cellectis completes acquisition of Cellartis and €50 million private placement and issues free share purchase warrants to existing shareholders
  • Cellectis completes IPO of €24.4 million of Equity Shares on the Alternext market of Euronext Paris
  • Cellectis issues €22 million of Common Stock in a private placement (2009)
  • Centauri increases MTN program
  • CIBAIR sponsors Internet Protocol Network project for French airforce (2011)
  • Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie to construct Villette Perspective shopping center
  • Comite defends against copyright infringement claim by Belgian author
  • Compagnie de Fives-Lille acquires Sandvik Sorting Systems (2009)
  • Compagnie Immobiliere Betelgeuse issues €15 million of Warrants in recapitalization
  • Compagnie Nationale Du Rhone acquires La Compagnie du Vent (2009)
  • Companeo acquired by The Carlyle Group in LBO
  • Completel Europe is acquired by Altice B2B France (2009)
  • Completel issues $145.4 million of Equity and Debt in a PIPE private placement to qualified institutional investors
  • Concateno completes tender offer for Cozart plc (2009)
  • Corbis seeks prohibition over unlawful use of its photographs (2011)
  • Credit Agricole acts as financial advisor and dealer manager in Schneider Electric's acquisition of Telvent GIT and related tender offer (2011)
  • Crédit Agricole invests in Baracoda
  • Crédit Agricole invests in SuperSonic Imagine (2009)
  • Crédit Agricole invests in viavoo
  • Credit Agricole Nord de France finances acquisition by Isagri and Sofiproteol of Groupe France Agricole from Pragma Capital (2011)
  • Crédit Agricole Nord de France, CIC, and Société Générale finance acquisition of La Foir'Fouille by Qualium Investment
  • Crédit Agricole Nord de France, Société Générale, BNP Paribas, LCL, CIC, BECM, and Banque Palatine provide financing for €370 million LBO of Kiloutou (2011)
  • Credit Agricole, Société Générale, and HSBC provide financing for acquisition of medical Group Verriez by Hôpitaux Privés du Littoral
  • Credit Foncier and Caisse d'Epargne et de Prévoyance Bourgogne Franche-Comté finance Dijon tramway project and related photovoltaic plant
  • Credit Suisse First Boston agents refinancing of Financiere Ceturia's French real estate portfolio
  • Credit Suisse First Boston refinances French real estate portfolio of Euro Properties Investment II
  • Cril Telecom Software acquires Planet EV (2009)
  • Cril Telecom Software issues stock to Softbank and Sofinnova (2009)
  • Criteo places shares with AGF and ELAIA (2009)
  • Criteo raises capital in Series C round (2010)
  • Crocus Technology places shares with investor group (2009)
  • Crown securitizes receivables
  • Cytheris places shares with investor group (2009)
  • Czech manufacturer involved in arbitration against Austrian company in connection with $15 million contract dispute (2009)
  • Czech metallurgic manufacturer involved in arbitration against Swiss manufacturer in connection with $5 million payment dispute (2009)
  • Daiichi Sankyo acquires generic-drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories for $4.6 billion (2009)
  • Dailymotion places shares with Advent Venture and AGF (2009)
  • Dana securitizes receivables (2009)
  • Danske Bank completes €103.5 million rights offering by NeuroSearch A/S (2009)
  • Danske completes €150 million (US $197 million) rights issue by Getinge A/B (2009)
  • Danske Markets and Handelsbanken Capital Markets act as placement agent in €57.6 million rights offering by NeuroSearch A/S (2009)
  • Danske Markets and Handelsbanken Capital Markets act as placement agent in €59.3 million rights offering by Danish biopharmaceutical company
  • Danske Markets and Nordea Markets complete $270 million share offering by DSV A/S (2009)
  • Deskom places Series A shares (2009)
  • Deutsch Company sells Deutsche Metal Components and Permaswage (2009)
  • Deutsche Bank acquires French real estate portfolio
  • Deutsche Bank-led consortium in China's first settled-assets portfolio sale (2009)
  • Dexia Credit Local finances real estate program for General Council of Gironde (2012)
  • DFJ Esprit and Alven Capital invest in Qosmos (2011)
  • DiBcom places Series C Preferred Stock with investor group (2009)
  • DiBcom places Series D shares with investor group (2009)
  • DiBcom sold to Parrot (2012)
  • Diebold acquires assets of Olivetti Peruana
  • Diebold acquires ATM-related businesses from Taiwan distributor Licent Information Technology
  • Diebold acquires Getronics and Groupe Bull (2009)
  • Diebold acquires Global Election Systems
  • Diebold acquires InterVim
  • Diebold acquires Sersi Italia
  • Diebold acquires TASC Security
  • Diebold prevails in dismissal case before the Labor Court of Marseille (2009)
  • Digital Networks purchases Series C Preferred Stock
  • Dorada updates MTN program
  • Dutch engineering company involved in arbitration against Russian energy company in connection with breach of contract dispute (2009)
  • Ecore and Guy Dauphin Environnement obtain working capital financing and acquisition facility
  • Ecore executes assignment agreement of trade receivables with Mediofactoring (2009)
  • Ecore obtains €225 million borrowing base facility
  • Ecore purchases Recylux Group and restructures debt of Recylux entities (2012)
  • EDAP completes $5.625 million sale of shares and warrants in registered direct offering (2012)
  • EDB Ventures invests in Spine Vision and FlexSpine (2009)
  • EDF (Électricité de France) litigates contract dispute concerning access to electricity distribution network
  • EDF (Électricité de France) renews hydroelectric concessions
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles invests in Nanosolar (2009)
  • EDF sells minority equity stakes to Fluxys and Total in Dunkerque to develop largest new LNG terminal in Europe (2011)
  • Edmond de Rothschild Capital Partners closes US offering of European-focused LBO fund (2009)
  • EDS sells and leases back 20 properties in international portfolio (2009)
  • EDS sells business unit of A.T. Kearney
  • Elaia Partners and A Plus Finance invest in WYPLAY (2009)
  • Elaia Partners invests in Goojet (2009)
  • Elaia Partners invests in Sigfox Wireless
  • Elaia Partners invests in Total Immersion
  • Electricité de France S.A acquires 10% stake in Gate Terminal C.V.
  • Electricité de France sells ASA Abfall Service for $269 million (2009)
  • Emailvision acquired by Francisco Partners-affiliated funds in block trade and subsequent mandatory tender offer (2010)
  • EMME completes tender offer by Avanquest Software S.A.
  • EMME S.A. acquires BMS Modern Games Handelsagentur GmbH
  • EMME S.A. acquires Hachette Multimedia
  • Endeavour Advisors and 123 Venture invest in Genesystems (2009)
  • Endeavour Advisors sells Polyspace Technologies
  • Endeavour Vision and IDinvest Partners invest in Kobojo
  • ENI group completes acquisition of block of shares in Altergaz (2012)
  • ENI increases stake in French alternative gas supplier (2012)
  • Enition completes private placement (2009)
  • ENRC settles claims and acquires DRC assets of First Quantum Minerals for $1.25 billion (2012)
  • EOS Imaging completes €40 million IPO through French public offering and international placement on NYSE Euronext Paris
  • Equitis Gestion, Credit Agricole, Siparex, Innovacom, and ACE Management complete sale of 3D Plus to HEICO (2011)
  • Ernst & Young International sells management consulting business to Cap Gemini Group for $11.7 billion (2009)
  • ESTAR defends software infringement claim
  • ETS defends against unfair competition claims in Paris (2011)
  • Eurazeo seeks advice in various IP matters
  • Europcar seeks trademark enforcement in France (2011)
  • Europcar seeks trademark protection against two French major cities over "AUTO LIBERTE" mark (2011)
  • European hydropower company involved in dispute with Italian general contractor concerning an indemnity agreement arising out of a hydroelectric project in the Philippines (2009)
  • European ophthalmic lens manufacturer acquires U.S. wholesaler of non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses for $565 million (2010)
  • Exide Technologies issues $675 million of 8 5/8% Senior Notes in Rule 144A offering; issues tender offer for Senior Notes; and amends and restates $200 million ABL lending facility (2011)
  • Exide Technologies obtains $495 million lending facility (2009)
  • Exide Technologies prevails in matter involving French trade unions (2009)
  • Farinia places bonds and shares with Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement (2009)
  • FASO and A2F form partnership with PEARL Microfinance Company (2009)
  • FCDE invests in Gimaex Group
  • FCDE proposes equity investment in Chantiers Baudet (2010)
  • Finnish industrial group in arbitration with a private investor group over the sale of a group of companies (2009)
  • Firm negotiates contracts on behalf of Helen Keller International (2009)
  • Five Finance establishes MTN and commercial paper program
  • Fives Stein negotiates lease for new head office at Maisons Alfort
  • FMEA invests in Maike Automotive
  • Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement invests in Dailymotion (2010)
  • Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement participates in sale of minority stake of Dailymotion to Orange SA (2011)
  • Former artistic director seeks copyright revendication against sock manufacturer employer
  • Fortis Bank completes €4.7 million tender offer of Ioltech on behalf of Carl Zeiss Meditec
  • Fortis Bank completes a private placement of €10 million of Equity Shares by Business & Decision
  • Fortis Bank completes IPO of €25 million of Equity Shares by DLSI
  • Fortis Bank completes IPO of €60 million of Equity Shares by Metabolic Explorer (2009)
  • Fraikin S.A. sells controlling interest to Iveco, the truckmaking subsidiary of Fiat
  • France Télécom acquires Amena for $7.7 billion (2009)
  • France Télécom and Orange repurchase loans
  • France Telecom completes $2 billion bond offering (2011)
  • France Telecom completes $2.5 billion public offering of Notes (2009)
  • France Telecom completes $750 million public offering of 2.125% Notes
  • France Telecom issues $900 million of 5.375% Notes in U.S. public offering
  • France Télécom restructures interest in MobilCom (2009)
  • France Télécom S.A. acquires Equant for $6.4 billion (2009)
  • France Télécom S.A. acquires Equant for $715 million (2009)
  • France Télécom sets up and structures its VOIP Italian business
  • Freever completes sale to Buongiorno Vitaminic
  • French and English subsidiaries of leading American chemical group litigate commercial action before Commercial Court of Rouen (2010)
  • French and Swiss companies involved in ad hoc arbitration against an airline in connection with a commercial agency contract for cargo handling (2009)
  • French company in ICC arbitration concerning share value in a call option (2009)
  • French company involved in ICC arbitration against a North African company in connection with the value of shares in a call option (2009)
  • French company involved in ICC arbitration with a state-owned central European company in connection with a joint venture with a power generation company (2009)
  • French company obtains anti-corruption due diligence advice regarding transaction (2012)
  • French engineering and construction company involved in arbitration against a German industrial multinational in relation to a US$1 million dispute (2009)
  • French high-tech company clears investment in authentification technology (2012)
  • French national sports league grants its broadcasting rights (2011)
  • French subsidiaries of north European multinationals' restructuring results in workforce reductions and collective dismissals (2009)
  • French subsidiary of a sterilization multinational defends against action filed by former manager challenging his economic dismissal (2009)
  • French subsidiary of a tool and metallurgical multinational defends against action by a former employee challenging resignation (2009)
  • French subsidiary of American chemical company restructures resulting in collective dismissals (2009)
  • French subsidiary of American company defends against abusive termination claim (2009)
  • French subsidiary of American company defends claim filed by former employee of outstanding commission payments valued at 750,000 euros (2009)
  • French subsidiary of leading American electronics group defends product defect claims by customer in judicial expert proceedings (2010)
  • French subsidiary of leading U.S. electronics group seeks indemnification against former supplier and manufacturer of components (2010)
  • French subsidiary of U.S. electronics group seeks to recover over USD 1 million from debtor in bankruptcy (2010)
  • French technology consulting and engineering group defends against action brought by former executive in France and Switzerland (2010)
  • French technology consulting and engineering group litigates contractual claims against group of sellers before French courts (2010)
  • FSN PME/CDC Entreprises invests in TalentSoft (2012)
  • Fullsix International negotiates trademark cross-license and coexistence agreements
  • GDF Suez Energie litigates disputes involving electricity and water distribution concessions (2011)
  • GE acquires Club Med buildings for €117 million
  • GE disputes finder's fee relating to claim brought by Brad M. Reiss in connection with acquisition of two French real estate companies (2009)
  • GE obtains European antitrust clearance to acquire French real estate company Sophia (2009)
  • GE Real Estate France acquires shares in two property companies (2009)
  • GELF obtains financing for the acquisition of logistics assets (2009)
  • General Electric acquires Sophia SA for approx. $3.9 billion
  • Generali Immobilier Gestion acquires and receives financing for a French office building
  • German baby food manufacturer involved in ICC arbitration against a Lebanese distributor in connection with a claim for wrongful termination of a contract (2009)
  • German company involved in arbitration against Iranian company in connection with $15 million construction dispute (2009)
  • German company involved in ICC arbitration against a Sri Lankan company in connection with operation of a power station (2009)
  • German company involved in ICC arbitration against an Algerian company in connection with exclusive sales contract (2009)
  • German company involved in ICC arbitration against U.S. company in connection with claim for commission under service agreement (2009)
  • German company involved in ICC arbitration against U.S. process equipment designer and manufacturer in connection with license agreement (2009)
  • German construction companies involved in ICC arbitration against German multinational concerning pipework contract for power plant in Scotland (2009)
  • German construction companies involved in ICC arbitration against German multinational in connection with performance of contract (2009)
  • German construction companies involved in ICC arbitration against Middle Eastern government concerning highway project in Middle East (2009)
  • German construction company in ICC arbitration over airport rehabilitation program (2009)
  • German construction company involved in arbitration against Middle Eastern government in connection with US$60 million dispute (2009)
  • German engineering company arbitrates pipework contract dispute for repowering of Scotland power plant (2009)
  • German firm involved in ICC arbitration against Iranian company in connection with construction project in Iran (2009)
  • German holding company in ICC arbitration (2009)
  • German manufacturer involved in ICC arbitration against owner of Indian power plant in connection with supply of defective diesel engines (2009)
  • German multinational involved in ICC arbitration against African company (2009)
  • German multinational involved in ICC arbitration against Belgian company (2009)
  • German pipe manufacturer involved in arbitration against Indian company in connection with US$36 million dispute (2009)
  • GM purchases GM Strasbourg in the framework of conciliation proceedings
  • Goldman Sachs completes IPO by Iliad for $1 billion of existing and newly issued shares
  • Goldman Sachs, Cerberus Partners, and Credit Suisse complete sale of Wittur Group to Triton Partners (2010)
  • Granite Global Ventures invests in Inside Contactless
  • Groupe ZHAO defends against trademark infringement and unfair competition claims brought by Christian Louboutin
  • Guangdong LNG sponsors develop and finance China's first LNG import terminal and trunkline (2009)
  • H.G.D. Participations seeks advice in its public tender offer on Schaeffer-Dufour (2012)
  • H.I.G. Capital sells HALO Italia
  • Hachette Distribution sells controlling interest in Virgin/Furet du Nord Group
  • Hachette Distribution Services acquires assets of Chedeville-Gastronomie
  • Hachette Distribution Services acquires Duty Free Associates
  • Hachette Distribution Services acquires remaining interest in Cowaself joint venture
  • Hachette Distribution Services acquires Virgin Megastores (2009)
  • Hansteen acquires a warehouse located at le Rousset
  • Hansteen acquires leased properties in St. Priest (Lyon suburb) for warehouse use
  • Harris Corp acquires Question d'Image and BG.COM's software development business (2009)
  • Harsco acquires Huennebeck Group for $170 million (2009)
  • Harsco acquires steel mill services business for $229 million (2009)
  • HIG Capital acquires Diam Europe SA (2009)
  • Hilite International acquires Ebea S.A. (2009)
  • Hilite International is acquired by Hilite Holdco Corporation, newly formed entity through merger and debt for equity swap (2010)
  • Hilite International sells its French business
  • Hines Interest Limited Partnership finances development of office building in Paris-La Défense
  • HITECHPROS completes IPO for €5.3 million of Equity Shares on the Alternext market of Euronext Paris
  • Horizon Asset Management France acquires and receives financing for a 15,000-square-meter Paris office building
  • Hubwoo acquires AchatPro and places shares with COFIBRED
  • Hubwoo closes contract with university hospitals of France (2012)
  • Hugo Boss AG litigates community trademark in European cancellation action
  • Hunting Knightsbridge and others issue $70 million of Series A & B Guaranteed Senior Notes in a private placement
  • Hydropower generation company in ICC arbitration involving EPC contract dispute in Philippine hydroelectric project (2009)
  • IATA challenges the EU's extension of its Emission Trading Scheme in aviation (2010)
  • iBazar acquired by eBay
  • IBM participates in sale and leaseback in connection with a French building portfolio
  • IBM UK acquires Schlumberger's business continuity and disaster recovery division (2009)
  • IDEM defends copyright infringement claims over printing plates
  • Ifeelgoods raises capital in Series A round
  • IFP obtains favorable EC decision that aid granted by France is compatible with State aid rules on R&D (2009)
  • IMS International Metal Service sells Astralloy (2009)
  • Industrial Bank of Taiwan arranges securitization to finance the expansion of Chi Mei Optoelectronics (2009)
  • INEO GDF SUEZ finances videoprotection network located in Paris, France (2010)
  • INEO GDF SUEZ obtains financing for Dijon tramway and related photovoltaic plant (2010)
  • Innovacom and Serena Capital invest in CoachClub
  • Innovacom co-invests with CM-CIC Capital Innovation in Intersec
  • Innovacom Gestion and XAnge Private Equity invest in Mix Commerce (2009)
  • Innovacom Gestion and XAnge Private Equity invest in Phone and Phone
  • Inside Contactless places shares with investor group (2009)
  • INSIDE Secure completes IPO on NYSE Euronext in Paris (2012)
  • INSIDE Secure raises capital in Series D round (2011)
  • Insight Venture invests in IN-FUSIO
  • IntegraGen closes €6.72 million private placement and subsequent IPO
  • International bank litigates USD 175 million claim before Commercial Court of Paris (2010)
  • International consortium of investors in arbitration against Asian water authority concerning breach of contract dispute (2009)
  • Invensys plc sells Siebe Automotive to Cooper Tire & Rubber for $244.5 million
  • Inventages Venture and Bioam Gestion invest in Cryolog
  • Investment bank bids for non-performing asset portfolios in China (2009)
  • Irish Life provides financing to SARIP for building acquisition in Paris
  • Isolux Corsan closes BRL 300 million loan agreement
  • I-Source Gestion invests in Webjam
  • J.F. Lehman acquires Drew Marine Business unit from Ashland (2009)
  • J.P. Morgan and Calyon provide $1.47 billion dollar financing facility for Altadis companies
  • J.P. Morgan and Société Générale provide financing to Groupe Pernod Ricard for acquisition of Seagram business
  • Japanese pharmaceutical company arbitrates intellectual property dispute with U.S. company (2012)
  • Japanese pharmaceutical company disputes contract and intellectual property issues in ICC arbitration (2012)
  • JC Bamford Excavators appeals EC antitrust ruling regarding distribution issues to European Court of Justice (2009)
  • Jefferies, Carnegie Bank, and Nordea Markets act as placement agents in €88 million rights offering by Bavarian Nordic
  • JohnsonDiversey closes €50 million trade receivables securitization facility
  • JohnsonDiversey Holdings sells 46% interest to Clayton Dubilier & Rice as part of $2.6 billion recapitalization (2009)
  • Jones Day represents the Government of Sierra Leone in negotiation of mining contracts
  • JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, La Caixa, and RBS provide $4.1 billion facility to Abertis for acquisition of SANEF (2009)
  • Khalilifamilienstiftung (Khalili Family Trust) seeks advice in multi-jurisdictional dispute with art collector (2011)
  • Kiala N.V. issues Series D Preferred Stock in private placement (2009)
  • KIKA raises capital in Series C round (2009)
  • Kirtland Capital Partners acquires business unit of Carborundum Insulations Technologies
  • Klee Data raises capital in Series B round (2009)
  • K-Mobile acquires IntelliWork
  • K-Mobile is acquired by American Greetings
  • Knoll International seeks IP counseling in various matters
  • Kynogon places shares with CapDécisif and Innovacom (2009)
  • Kyung Jin pursues trademark infringement charges against former distributor
  • La Poste Française acquires Frankfurter Kreis' stake in Deutscher Paket Dienst
  • La Poste Française acquires Parceline and Interlink Express (2009)
  • La Poste Française develops strategic alliance with Federal Express
  • La Poste Française develops strategic alliance with Sweden's Posten AB
  • Lagardère Active negotiates use of Virgin trademark for broadcast services
  • LaSalle enters into joint venture to acquire, by forward purchase, an office building to be constructed in Gennevilliers (2009)
  • LaSalle forms LaSalle French Fund II
  • LaSalle French Fund II purchases and receives financing for Meudon la Foret office building (2009)
  • LaSalle negotiates €270 million credit facility to finance acquisitions on the 'light industrial' market
  • LCL Le Credit Lyonnais and Natixis arrange €120 million facility for CNIM
  • LCL Le Crédit Lyonnais provides acquisition financing of Groupe TWC L'Amy by L Capital
  • Le Noble Age completes IPO on the Eurolist market of Euronext Paris for €15 million of Equity Shares
  • Le Noble Age completes MBO of 10% of share capital (2012)
  • Leading cropscience company litigates dispute relating to product contamination with non-authorized GMO (2011)
  • Leading French pharmaceutical company defends against former Saudi distributor (2011)
  • Leading French technology consulting and engineering group litigates dispute with former executive and minority shareholders (2010)
  • Leading Japanese pharmaceutical company seeks compensation against generic manufacturers (2011)
  • LECICO France defends trademark infringement claim (2011)
  • Lehman Brothers issues $1.2 billion of Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by STMicroelectronics N.V.
  • Liberum Capital completes £35.3 million placing and open offer of Ordinary Shares by Namakwa Diamonds
  • LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton sells Pommery assets to Vranken Monopole Group
  • Macquarie Bank provides €50 million financing for Hatfield Asset Holding in Masterlease France and Masterlease Belgium acquisitions
  • Macquarie Goodman acquires Eurinpro for $451 million (2009)
  • Mahle GmbH acquires Amafilter from ABN Amro (2009)
  • Maison Menissez defends unfair competition claim over product packaging
  • Major consumer products company litigates dispute over supply arrangement across three continents (2012)
  • Major Japanese chemical company engages in multijurisdiction patent dispute (2012)
  • Marathon Real Estate Opportunity Fund sells multiple French buildings and companies (2009)
  • Martell Mumm Perrier Jouët negotiates trademark license agreement with tableware manufacturer
  • Mauna Kea completes IPO and raises €56.5 million on NYSE Euronext in Paris
  • Mediapps raises €15 million in Series B financing (2009)
  • MediaTek to merge with MStar Semiconductor for 115 billion New Taiwan Dollars (US$3.83 billion) (2012)
  • Meiosys S.A. raises €5 million in Series B round (2009)
  • Metaboli acquires business unit from Turner Broadcasting (2009)
  • Metaboli places Series A Preferred Stock with investors (2009)
  • Methanex challenges MTBE ban under NAFTA (2009)
  • Middle Eastern company involved in ICC arbitration against Iranian company for breach of distribution contract along with other claims (2009)
  • Milstein Brothers acquire assets of Remoissenet Père et Fils
  • Mines de la Lucette acquires Paris suburb commercial building
  • Miriad Technologies places shares with OTC Funds (2009)
  • Mitsubishi Corporation agrees to acquire 33.4% of Strand Minerals (Indonesia) Pte Ltd from ERAMET (2009)
  • Mitsubishi participates in uranium exploration projects in Mongolia (2010)
  • Mitsubishi sells 3.4% interest in Strand Minerals (Indonesia) to Pacific Metals (2011)
  • Miyowa acquired by Synchronoss (2012)
  • Monaco company involved in ICC arbitration against Swiss individual (2009)
  • MonUsine sells minority stake in MyFab.com to PPR Group
  • Morgan Stanley acquires 20% of a French REIT
  • Morgan Stanley acquires and subsequently sells Zeus Paris Bercy building
  • Morgan Stanley acquires two Paris office buildings
  • Morgan Stanley Fund obtains financing for the acquisition of Pascal Defense
  • Morgan Stanley International Real Estate Funds form joint venture with Pirelli (2009)
  • Morgan Stanley provides equity bridge in respect to Lumiere Holdings LP
  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate acquires Paris office building (2009)
  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund sells 50% of the share capital of Akama SarL, a company holding a multi-let warehouse portfolio
  • Multinational aeronautical company defends criminal complaint against officer for misuse of company assets and fraudulent activity (2009)
  • Multinational agri-chemical company in successor liability action in Nanterre Court (2009)
  • Natexis provides financing for 41MW wind park projects in France (2009)
  • Natexis provides financing for 42MW wind park projects in France (2009)
  • Natixis and syndicate of lenders provide letters of credit facility for Entrepose Contracting (2011)
  • Natixis provides $265 million credit facilities to Sterling Energy (2009)
  • Natixis provides financing for acquisition of Whittier Energy (2009)
  • NavX raises €3 million in Series A round (2009)
  • Nemoptic issues Series C Preferred Stock (2009)
  • Nemoptic places shares with UFG Private Equity (2009)
  • Nemoptic raises capital in Series D round (2009)
  • Neolane raises $27 million in Series C round
  • Neoware Systems acquires Mangrove Systems (2009)
  • Neoware Systems acquires Qualystem Technology (2009)
  • Net Transmit & Receive completes reorganization (2009)
  • Nextel invests in Medialive (2005)
  • NextiraOne Europe negotiates series of interrelated financing facilities granted by consortium of banks and financiers
  • NextiraOne Europe sells Swiss subsidiary to Sunrise Communications
  • NexWave completes recapitalization
  • NexWave Solutions raises capital in Series A and Series B placements (2009)
  • Notrefamille.com completes IPO of €7.1 million of Equity Shares on the Alternext market of Euronext Paris
  • Novexel acquired by AstraZeneca for $505 million (2009)
  • Novexel raises €40 million in Series A round (2009)
  • Occidental Petroleum settles dispute concerning oil rights in Yemen after successful ICC arbitration (2009)
  • OE Holding SA acquired by Recordati S.p.A. (2009)
  • OM Group acquires Borchers (2009)
  • OM Group acquires electronics business of Rockwood Holdings for $315 million (2009)
  • Onyx prevails in ICC arbitrations claiming breach of representations and warranties for waste facility purchased in Mexico (2009)
  • Open Plug raises $15 million in Series B round (2009)
  • Open Plug S.A. issues Series A Preferred Stock in private placement (2009)
  • Ophthalmic lens manufacturer acquires Swiss producer of prescription laboratory equipment (2011)
  • Orion acquires LOCAFINANCE, a French listed property company (2009)
  • Orion Capital Managers acquires Empain Graham Developpement
  • Orion Capital Managers acquires Locafinanciere
  • Oxford Automotive ApS is acquired by Wagon Plc for $222.5 million (2009)
  • Pacific Capital acquires majority participation in international fashion modeling agency (2011)
  • Pacific Petroleum acquires BP Southwest Pacific (2010)
  • Pain Poujauran Diffusion seeks IP advice
  • Pamplona Capital acquires business unit from Johnson Matthey (2009)
  • PAREF acquires and finances three buildings in the suburbs of Paris (2009)
  • PAREF acquires hotel portfolio located in Dax and Saint Paul Les Dax (2009)
  • PAREF acquires office/storage building in Aubergenville, France (2009)
  • PAREF acquires warehouse/light industrial and office building portfolio
  • PAREF refinances Belambra VVF Group in the framework of a sale and leaseback transaction (2009)
  • Parker Hannifin resolves successfully multi-plaintiff wrongful death action arising from crash of flight en route from Egypt to France (2009)
  • Parker Hannifin sells Wynn's Industrie
  • Partech and Advent invest in Pertinence Data Intelligence
  • Partech and Rothschild invest in Netsize (2009)
  • Partech invests in Dailymotion
  • Partech invests in Digitick
  • Partech invests in Netsize Series B round (2009)
  • Partech invests in Series E round of Netsize
  • Partech merges portfolio company Pertinence with Intercim (2009)
  • Patrón Spirits seeks counseling on French labeling requirements and distribution agreements (2012)
  • Paule Ka, French fashion designer, brings copyright infringement suit against jewelry manufacturer
  • PCAS issues €20 million of Convertible Bonds in public offering
  • Pernod Ricard seeks copyright, advertising and trademark advice
  • Pfizer sells consumer healthcare business to Johnson & Johnson for $16.6 billion (2009)
  • Philip Morris successfully challenges decision allowing EC to sue in U.S. courts (2009)
  • Pillar forms Pillar Retail Europark Fund (2009)
  • PILPG solicits a report for the Government of Kosovo regarding European Standards for Criminal Procedure
  • Platinum Equity sells NextiraOne Europe (2009)
  • Pohjola Bank purchases 40% interest in Access Capital Partners Group and completes sale of Pohjola Private Equity Funds
  • Porges defeats wrongful termination suit
  • PPI St Ouen l'Aumone leases and develops an office building in Paris suburb (2009)
  • Press Index SARL acquires RGR Group (2009)
  • Press Index SARL completes IPO of €7.8 million of Equity Shares
  • Pricer acquires Eldat (2009)
  • Princess Tania de Bourbon Parme seeks trademark advice concerning use of family name for fashion designs
  • Procter & Gamble acquired Ambi Pur, the air care business of Sara Lee, for $470 million (2009)
  • Procter & Gamble divests its Folgers coffee business for $3.3 billion (2009)
  • Procter & Gamble secures regulatory approvals worldwide for Gillette acquisition (2009)
  • Procter & Gamble sells European tissue and towel business (2009)
  • Quilvest Capital invests in PhotoBox
  • Quilvest invests in Aqoba
  • RATP advised on new EU OSP regulations
  • RBS assists Massena with refinancing
  • RBS finances purchase by ATEMI of real estate portfolio
  • RBS finances purchase by Fonciére Colbert Orco and Lehman of real estate portfolio
  • RBS provides credit facility to Composition Capital funds (2009)
  • RBS provides credit facility to LaSalle fund (2009)
  • RBS refinances real estate company debt
  • Reader's Digest completes $2.0 billion sale to Ripplewood investor group (2009)
  • Realia Business acquires Lafarge headquarters in Paris
  • Realia Business purchases shares and corresponding office buildings
  • Reseau assumes $8.3 billion debt of Electricité de France in spin-off
  • Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) negotiates PPP contract for construction of Bretagne-Pays-de-la-Loire high speed railway
  • Réseau Ferré de France awards France high-speed railway project (2011)
  • Resolution forms Resolution Real Estate Fund III, L.P.
  • ReWatt raises capital in Series A round (2009)
  • RHJ International sells its 77.9% ownership of Niles Co. to Valeo for ¥15.4 billion (€135 million) (2011)
  • Rhodia acquires specialty surfactants manufacturer McIntyre Group (2009)
  • Rhodia forms joint venture with Gaz de France
  • Rhodia forms joint venture, Latexia, with Raisio Chemicals
  • Rhodia implements Clean Development Mechanisms defined by Kyoto Protocol (2009)
  • Rhodia Organique participates in U.K. Emissions Trading Scheme, world's first major greenhouse gas emissions trading system (2010)
  • Rhodia SA sell Orelis (2009)
  • Rhodia SA sells acetylsalicylic acid, salicylic acid and other esters activities to Novacap (2011)
  • Rhodia SA sells Nylstar (2009)
  • Rhodia SA sells soda ash and Phenol business
  • Rhodia sells Albright & Wilson to Hunstman Corp.
  • Rhodia sells food ingredients business to Danisco
  • Rhodia sells interest in Latexia joint venture
  • Rhodia sells isocyanates business to Perstorp (2009)
  • Rhodia sells its European chemicals businesses to Bain Capital
  • Rhodia sells Thann & Mulhouse to Millenium Chemicals
  • Rhodia sells worldwide silicones business to China National Bluestar (2009)
  • Riverside acquires business unit of GE
  • Riverside acquires Orthomed (2010)
  • Riverside acquires SPX Air Filtration Limited
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires business unit from Frauenthal Keramik
  • Rothschild Gestion invests in Netsize
  • Russian company involved in arbitration against U.S. company in connection with contract under U.S. Russian HEU LEU Agreement (2009)
  • S.C. Johnson Commercial Markets acquires DiverseyLever for $1.6 billion (2009)
  • Sanofi completes $1 billion bond offering (2011)
  • Sanofi divests Dermik dermatology unit to Valeant Pharmaceuticals for $425 million (2011)
  • sanofi-aventis completes $7 billion Yankee Bond issue (2011)
  • sanofi-aventis sells Delta Biotechnology Ltd. to Novozymes Biotechnology A/S (2009)
  • Sanofi-Synthelabo sells Gabitril to Cephalon
  • Sanofi-Synthelabo sells Sylachim to Dynamit Nobel
  • SAP AG acquires Highdeal (2009)
  • SAP wins antitrust approvals worldwide for acquisition of Business Objects (2009)
  • Satimo completes IPO for $15.8 million of Equity Shares on the alternext market of Euronext Paris
  • SCOR Global Life SE acquires Alfinanz (2009)
  • SCOR participates in sale and leaseback of headquarters
  • Seemage raises $3.2 million in Series A round (2009)
  • Seemage raises €3 million in Series B round (2009)
  • Seemage raises capital in Series A round (2009)
  • Serena Capital invests in Prestashop
  • Serena Capital invests in Prixtel (2010)
  • Serena Capital invests in RSI Vidéo (2009)
  • SerphyDose completes sale to GE Healthcare (2012)
  • SETE sells shares in Parholding, which owns two assets in Paris 8
  • Seventure and AGF Private Equity invest in 24H00.fr (2009)
  • Seventure and Naxicap invest in Mootwin
  • Seventure and OTC Asset Management invest in L4 Epsilon
  • Seventure and Seed4Soft invest in Tigerlily
  • Seventure and Viveris Management invest in Imusic-School
  • Seventure and XAnge Private Equity invest in Kayentis
  • Seventure invests in Anevia (2009)
  • Seventure invests in Aran Prod
  • Seventure invests in Candelens
  • Seventure invests in Carbon Hub
  • Seventure invests in Daily Call
  • Seventure invests in Kayentis (2009)
  • Seventure invests in Mobilire
  • Seventure invests in Netino (2012)
  • Seventure invests in Presensia (2009)
  • Seventure invests in So Factory
  • Seventure invests in SquareClock (2009)
  • Seventure invests in TalentSoft (2009)
  • Seventure invests in Webinterpret (2009)
  • Seventure participates in block trade sale, underwritten by Citigroup Global Markets Limited (2009)
  • Seventure re-invests in TalentSoft (2009)
  • Sharing Knowledge raises capital in Series A round (2009)
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires Becker Acroma Industrial Wood Coatings from AB Wilh. Becker, Sweden (2010)
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires Industrial Coating business of Arch Chemicals (2010)
  • Siemens purchases three Paris office buildings
  • Simon Property Group completes acquisition of 28.7% interest in Klépierre (2012)
  • Simon Property Group purchases interests in ERE B.V./S.E.B.V. and forms Simon Ivanhoe, B.V. to operate and develop shopping centers in Poland and France
  • Simon Property Group sells Simon Ivanhoe to Unibail-Rodamco for €715 million ($978 million) (2010)
  • SNELPD complaint submitted to French Competition Counsel (2009)
  • Soamaï acquired by Allen System Group
  • Société Générale and Piper Jaffray underwrite €22.7 million IPO by Stentys (2011)
  • Société Générale completes public offering of €20.8 million of Bonds with Warrants (OBSAAR) by Ausy
  • Société Générale Equipment Finance France provides financing for develop of two photovoltaic power plants in Guénin and Surgères (2012)
  • Société Générale finances Diabetes and Endocrinology Center located within Paris Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital
  • Société Générale finances waste reception and recycling center for SYMOVE
  • Société Générale obtains step-up equity financing by Cell Therapeutics for €50 million of Equity Shares
  • Société Générale obtains step-up equity financing by Exonhit for €27 million of Equity Shares
  • Société Générale obtains step-up equity financing by Theolia for €97 million of Equity Shares
  • Société Générale, Gilbert Dupont, and Natixis underwrite €40.5 million IPO by DBV Technologies (2012)
  • SODEARIF and ICADE obtain financing for Vincennes Zoo located near Paris, France (2010)
  • SODEARIF obtains financing for new building at University of Paris IV (2010)
  • SODEARIF obtains financing for new building at University of Versailles-Saint Quentin located in Paris, France (2010)
  • SODEARIF obtains financing for velodrome in St. Quentin-en-Yvelines (2010)
  • Sofinnova acquires Sagem Wireless
  • Sofinnova and HealthCap invest in Cerenis Therapeutics (2009)
  • Sofinnova invests in 6Winds
  • Sofinnova invests in InfraWorlds (2009)
  • Sofinnova invests in InfraWorlds Series B round
  • Sofinnova invests in Neosens Series A round
  • Sofinnova invests in Neosens Series D round (2009)
  • Sofinnova invests in Purple Labs
  • Sofinnova invests in Sensitive Objects (2004)
  • Sofinnova invests in Streamezzo
  • Sofinnova participates in Series C placement by InfraWorlds
  • Sofinnova Partners invests in Inside Contactless (2009)
  • Soget negotiates IP license agreements for its technology used in harbour operation
  • Solving International completes public offering and private placement of €18 million of Convertible Bonds in France
  • Spanish oil company involved in ICC arbitration against U.S. multinational concerning breach of manufacturing license (2009)
  • SpareBank completes rights offering for new equity capital certificates (2012)
  • Special Metals Corp sells Special Metals Services S.p.A. to Corrosion Materials (2009)
  • SPEF Venture and CIC Capital invest in Xiring
  • SPEF Venture and Siparex invest in Baracoda (2009)
  • SPEF Venture invests in Baracoda
  • SPEF Venture sells Optogone SA
  • Stallergenes licenses allergy medicine for house dust mites immunotherapy to Shionogi (2010)
  • Stallergenes licenses allergy medicine for Japanese cedar immunotherapy to Shionogi (2010)
  • Standard Bank secures sale of claims against Georgian company (2012)
  • STE Olivier Le Foch raises capital (2009)
  • Stentys completes €7.5 private placement of Common Stock (2012)
  • STERIS acquires FH Surgical SAS (2009)
  • Streamcore raises $7 million in Series B round (2009)
  • Sud Partners and Siparex invest in Meiosys
  • SunPower acquires SunRay Renewable Energy for $277 million (2010)
  • SunPower acquires Tenesol for $165.4 million (2012)
  • SunPower and Total partner to create new global leader in solar industry with $1.4 billion tender offer (2011)
  • Swedish telecommunications company involved in arbitration against Swedish firm in connection with joint venture for 3 G telecommunications infrastructure (2009)
  • Swiss company involved in arbitration against CIS governmental body (2009)
  • Swiss company involved in arbitration against Polish company concerning license agreement (2009)
  • Swiss hotel management company involved in arbitration against national government of CIS country in connection with contract dispute (2009)
  • TAK Imaging raises $16.25 million in Series C round (2009)
  • TAK Imaging raises capital (2009)
  • Talend raises €2 million in Series A round (2009)
  • Talend raises €9.4 million in Series D round (2009)
  • Talend raises additional of €1 million in Series A round (2009)
  • Talend raises capital in Series F round and concurrently acquires Sopera
  • TalentSoft acquires R/Flex-Progiciel
  • Team Partners issues €20 million of Equity Shares and Convertible Bonds in a private placement to Weinberg Capital Partners
  • Teleglobe sells core voice and data business to Cerberus Capital Management and TenX Capital Partners
  • Telisma issues shares in private placement (2009)
  • Temposoft raises €7 million in Series C round (2009)
  • Temposoft raises additional €3.5 million in Series C round (2009)
  • Temposoft S.A. raises €3 million in Series D round (2009)
  • TENEX involved in arbitration against GNSS in connection with US$1 billion loss profit claim (2009)
  • Thales obtains €1.5 billion multicurrency revolving facility (2011)
  • Thales sells consumer navigation business to Shah Capital-led investor group (2009)
  • Thales sells Faceo to Apax Partners S.A. (2009)
  • The Deutsch Group completes sale to WENDEL Investissement (2009)
  • Timken Company acquires Lecheres Industries
  • Timken Company acquires Torrington Division of Ingersoll-Rand Company (2009)
  • Timken sells needle roller bearings business to JTEKT (2009)
  • Total acquires Elf Aquitaine for $55 billion (2009)
  • Total acquires one-third interest in the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal from Gaz de France (2009)
  • Total defends High Court damages claim related to European candle wax cartel (2010)
  • Total invests in Konarka Technologies (2009)
  • Total receives EC competition law approval for several gas sector acquisitions (2009)
  • Total S.A. involved in CORDIS litigation before CRE (2011)
  • Total wins landmark victory against EC position on parent company liability in competition law case (2009)
  • TPG Ventures invests in Babel Software (2009)
  • Trace One acquires entire issued share capital of Eqos Limited
  • Trace One places Series B Preferred Stock (2009)
  • Trader Classified Media sells European and Latin American subsidiaries for $742 million (2009)
  • Turenne Capital and Air Liquide invest in Asterop
  • Turkish company involved in arbitration against German construction company in connection with construction of cinema complex in Moscow (2009)
  • Turkish company involved in arbitration against Turkish factory in connection with contract dispute (2009)
  • Turkish construction company involved in arbitration against Asian government in connection with investment dispute (2009)
  • Turkish construction company involved in arbitration against CIS governmental body in connection with US$2 million dispute (2009)
  • Tuto4PC.com completes IPO on Alternext market of NYSE Euronext Paris
  • U.S. energy company involved in arbitration against Guatemalan company (2009)
  • U.S. hotel group involved in arbitration against multinational hotel group in connection with U.S. $3.8 million dispute (2009)
  • U.S. industrial group litigates USD 42 million claim under SPA (2010)
  • U.S. information technology company litigates against sellers of shares of French company (2010)
  • U.S. medical equipment supplier appears before Paris Commercial Court (2010)
  • U.S. oil company involved in arbitration against a Canadian oil company in connection with US$50 million dispute (2009)
  • U.S. oil company involved in arbitration against Asian governmental agency in connection with breach of contract claim (2009)
  • U.S. oil company involved in ICC arbitration relating to onshore oil exploration project (2009)
  • U.S. semiconductor company defends against action brought by customer in France (2011)
  • UBS acquires an office building in Suresnes (Paris region)
  • UBS acquires office building located at Neuilly-sur-Seine (Paris) and executes redevelopment program with Sodearif
  • UBS acquires two office building in Paris suburbs (2010)
  • UBS acquires two office buildings in Toulouse on plans from Icade
  • UBS negotiates lease granted to Electricité de France involving the "Pablo-Picasso" office building (2009)
  • UBS, Jefferies, Baird, Needham & Company, and Natixis underwrite $77 million IPO by Sequans Communications (2011)
  • UFEX is successful in challenging EU state aid involving French postal services (2009)
  • Ventech invests in SkyRecon Systems
  • Venture Finance provides £12.5 million financing to HH Associates Limited
  • Venture Production obtains debt facility for development of North Sea assets
  • Veolia completes public offering and Regulation S offering for $1.8 million of Notes (2009)
  • Veolia issues $750 million of Senior Notes in Rule 144A offering (2009)
  • Veolia obtains $1.2 billion financing facility
  • Veolia obtains $1.25 billion letter of credit and revolving loan facility
  • Veolia obtains $100 million letter of credit facility (2009)
  • Veolia obtains $737 million facility for German subsidiary
  • Veolia obtains financing for Berlin water affiliate
  • Veolia obtains financing for Tyseley incineration facility
  • Verbund completes subscription of rights issue by Poweo (2009)
  • Verbund forms JV with POWEO (2009)
  • Virtools raises €1.2 million in Series A round (2009)
  • VirtuOz raises $11 million in Series B round (2009)
  • Viveris Management and Amundi Private Equity Funds grant exclusive acquisition option to Actelion for Trophos acquisition
  • Voltalia obtains advice regarding Mulliez family investment (2010)
  • Voltalia obtains Jones Day's advice in investment by Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in Voltalia Guyane (2009)
  • Voxmobili acquired by OnMobile
  • Wabtec acquires Mors Smitt for $88 million (2012)
  • Wavecom acquires assets of Sony Ericsson's M2M communications unit (2009)
  • Wavecom agrees to be acquired by Sierra Wireless in friendly deal (2009)
  • Wavecom completes offering for €80.5 million of Convertible Bonds under Regulation S (2009)
  • Weinberg Capital Partners completes €55 million tender offer for shares in Team Partners Group
  • Westbrook Real Estate Funds forms joint venture for the sale-leaseback of a Nice office/lab property
  • Westbrook Real Estate Partners II acquires 4-star Paris hotel (2009)
  • Westbrook Real Estate Partners II sells eight commercial buildings (2009)
  • Wilmington Trust and senior banks vote on continuation plan (2010)
  • WL Ross forms joint venture with Philippe Nguyen (2009)
  • XAnge Capital invests in ASK SAS (2009)
  • XAnge Capital invests in Servista
  • XAnge Private Equity invests in Dolead (2012)
  • XAnge Private Equity invests in Mobile Republic (2012)
  • XAnge Private Equity invests in Volubill
  • XIRING completes IPO on the Alternext market of Euronext Paris for €4.3 million of Equity Shares
  • Yellowstone Club Liquidating Trust sold the Castle of Farcheville (2010)

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