Mrs Kate Romain > Bredin Prat > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Bredin Prat
53 QUAI D'ORSAY
75007 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Kate Romain, Partner, is a member of the Corporate team. She specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and handles matters involving both – privately  and publicly – held companies.

Her practice also includes advising clients of all nationalities in connection with their minority investments, strategic alliances and joint ventures. She deals with issues arising under US and French laws related to such transactions.

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Admitted to the Bar of the State of Texas in 1991 and the Paris Bar in 2004.

Education

Born in the United States, she is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1991).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

Bredin Prat affiche un remarquable track-record en matière d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions portant sur des entreprises cotées et non cotées. Le cabinet intervient dans de nombreux secteurs d’activités, et se voit également mandater dans des opérations relativement à des entreprises en difficulté et en matière de private equity. Le cabinet est omniprésent sur le marché national et traite également de nombreux deals transfrontaliers. L’équipe s’appuie sur les expertises complémentaires du cabinet dans les domaines du droit social, de la fiscalité, des nouvelles technologies, du droit de la concurrence et du droit public. Elle peut également faire appel à des compétences contentieuses de premier plan. Le cabinet s’illustre par son implication dans les grandes opérations du marché, y compris dans les jumbo deals, et traite aussi des opérations de moindre envergure. L’équipe est prestigieuse et compte dans ses rangs les très réputés : Olivier AssantSophie Cornette de Saint CyrPatrick DziewolskiClémence FalletFlorence HaasBenjamin KanovitchMatthieu PouchepadassSébastien Prat et Kate Romain.

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Bredin Prat covers an extensive range of sectors and has an outstanding track record in private and public M&A as well as in distressed M&A and transactions with a private equity component. While the firm has strong French roots and a high-profile domestic caseload, it also impresses with its substantial cross-border work on inbound and outbound transactions. The team is a key part of the firm’s full-service offering and regularly draws on in-house colleagues from the employment, tax, financing, IT, competition and public law teams as well as on its litigation experts to provide a seamless service across different practice areas. Large-cap transactions, including jumbo-cap matters, account for a considerable proportion of the team’s workload, but the team is active across all market segments, including small-cap. With Olivier Assant, Sophie Cornette de Saint Cyr, Patrick Dziewolski, Clémence Fallet, Florence Haas, Benjamin Kanovitch, Matthieu Pouchepadass, Sébastien Prat and Kate Romain as the key contacts the group offers one of the deepest benches in the market.