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Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca

TOUR CRYSTAL, 1 BOULEVARD SIDI MOHAMMAD BEN ABDELLAH, QUARTIER CASABLANCA MARINA, 20030 CASABLANCA, MOROCCO
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Work +212 5 22 48 90 00
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Fax +212 5 22 48 90 01
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Web:
www.gide.com

Simon Auquier

Tel:
Work +212 5 22 48 90 00
Email:
Web:
www.gide.com
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate

Position

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2006, partner Simon Auquier is a member of Gide's Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice group. He moved to the Casablanca office in early 2010, where he now heads the M&A department, after spending four years in Gide's Paris office. He works on corporate acquisitions and divestments, acquisitions of equity holdings, as well as investment and industrial partnership projects for foreign investors seeking to move into Morocco and/or expand their existing investments in the country. In addition, he works for Moroccan clients on joint ventures with foreign partners, acquisitions in Morocco, etc. Simon also assists both Moroccan and foreign clients on their investment projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Over recent years, he has been involved in a number of major acquisition and investment projects in West Africa, and in operations involving various African sub-regions.

Languages

English and French

Education

Simon Auquier graduated from French business school ESSEC and holds a Master's degree in corporate law / in-house counsel (Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d'Entreprise) from Paris II - Panthéon-Assas University.


Morocco

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Auquier - Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

During the last 15 years, Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca has established itself as a key player in the M&A market. It assists local and foreign clients with major M&A transactions in Morocco and sub-Saharan Africa. Simon Auquier and star senior associate Chloé Joachim de LariviÚre advised Wendel on the $155m sale of its holding in Saham Group.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca advises foreign and local investors on tax matters. M&A partner Simon Auquier and newly hired senior associate Julien Nouchi, who joined from Ernst & Young - Associated Advisers, are the key contacts. They advised Wendel on the tax aspects of the sale of its interest in the Saham Group.

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