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Bredin Prat

53 QUAI D'ORSAY, 75007 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 44 35 35 35
Email:
Web:
www.bredinprat.com
Brussels, Paris

Kate Romain

Tel:
Work +33 1 44 35 35 35
Email:
Bredin Prat

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

Member

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).


France

Mergers and acquisitions

Within: Mergers and acquisitions

The 'outstanding team' at Bredin Prat is 'always committed to clients' needs' and stands out through its ability to 'gather legal competences in very specialised areas of M&A in a seamless team' and being 'supported by very strong practices to deliver M&A transactions in all their components'. It consistently attracts the biggest transactions in the market, covering a broad spectrum of sectors, and succeeds in fielding a strong domestic caseload in addition to 'being particularly well equipped to advise on cross-border transactions'. Recent highlights include advising Delfin, controlling shareholder of Luxottica, on the ‚ā¨47bn merger of Luxottica and Essilor, a matter jointly led by S√©bastien Prat and Florence Haas. A recent domestic stand-out instruction saw Olivier Assant and Cl√©mence Fallet advise Direct √Čnergie on the acquisition of 74.33% of shares by Total.¬†Patrick Dziewolski demonstrates 'a very sharp appreciation of situations and negotiation dynamics'.¬†Barth√©l√©my Courteault,¬†Benjamin Kanovitch, Didier Martin,¬†Matthieu Pouchepadass and Kate Romain¬†are also recommended. Other clients include Air Liquide, Orano, Danone and the Banque F√©d√©rative du Cr√©dit Mutuel.

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