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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate


Didier G. Martin, partner since 1999, specialises in mergers and acquisitions, securities law and private equity. He mainly works on mergers and acquisitions with a focus on listed companies, frequently advising on cross-border transactions. He has extensive experience advising in takeover bids and private investments in public equity. He also handles disputes, in particular in the field of market abuse. He recently advised AccorHotels on the sale of 57.8% of the capital of AccorInvest. Other assignments include advising Unibail-Rodamco on the transfer to Wereldhave of a portfolio of companies holding shopping malls, Econocom on the exchange offer on Osiatis, Tikehau on the take over of Salvepar, Silic for its combination with Icade by way of a share exchange, MSREF on the sale of its holding in Compagnie la Lucette to Icade, the Belgian state within the framework of the BNP Paribas/Fortis transaction, Grupo Planeta on the acquisition of Editis, PAI Partners on the acquisition of French listed real estate developer Kaufman & Broad, the French state on the privatisation of French listed motorways companies (ASF, APRR and Sanef), and Novartis during the offer by Sanofi on Aventis.


French, English.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. est l’un des acteurs du marché parmi les plus actifs grâce à un large effectif et un important flux d’opérations de dimensions nationale et internationale. Le cabinet intervient sur tous les différents segments du marché et particulièrement dans des opérations de moyenne et large envergures. Il s’illustre par sa présence dans de nombreux secteurs et affiche une bonne capacité internationale à travers ses bureaux étrangers situés en Amérique, au Moyen-Orient, en Afrique, en Asie et en Europe Centrale et Orientale. L’équipe compte pour principaux intervenants: Olivier Diaz qui dirige la pratique, Charles de RealsDidier MartinGuillaume Rougier-BrierreNadège NguyenJean-Gabriel FlandroisThomas UrlacherAlexis PailleretAxelle ToulemondeChristophe Eck et Antoine Lelong. Jean-François Louit et Caroline Lan  (ex Mayer Brown  sont venus renforcer les rangs du cabinet en Septembre 2019.

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. remains one of the most active teams in the market thanks to its strength in domestic and cross-border work and the depth of its bench. The group is active across all market segments, with a particularly busy caseload in the upper mid-cap and large-cap range. The French firm has a wide sectorial range and an international footprint, with offices in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. Practice head Olivier Diaz, Charles de RealsDidier Martin, Guillaume Rougier-Brierre, Nadège NguyenJean-Gabriel Flandrois, Thomas Urlacher, Alexis Pailleret, Axelle Toulemonde, Christophe Eck and Antoine Lelong are key contacts. Jean-Francois Louit and Caroline Lan joined from Mayer Brown in September 2019.