Ms Anne Tolila > Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
Paris
75008
France
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate

Position

Anne Tolila is a partner in Gide’s M&A/Corporate practice. She is mainly involved in M&A transactions, particularly for public entities (State or strategic companies), and  large industrial groups and also in private equity transactions, both for French and international clients (industrial companies or investment funds).

Anne has also developed a particular expertise in privatisations

Career

Partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel (since November 2013)
Opened the Paris office of Morgan Lewis & Bockius as a partner (June 2004)
Partner at De Pardieu Brocas & Maffei (January 2000)

Languages

French and English.

Memberships

Member of the “Commission Création & Financement” of Croissance +

Education

Admitted to the Paris Bar (1993)
Graduate Degree at l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris – Economic and Financial Sector (1991)
Master’s degree in Business Law – University of Paris II (1983)
Postgraduate degree in International Tax and Business Law  – HEC Paris (1991)

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Anne Tolila  Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. a pour atout un large réseau de bureaux à l’international (dont Londres et Bruxelles), qui est complété par une allégeance à plusieurs alliances mondiales, dont le réseau Lex Mundi. La pratique a été particulièrement active récemment dans les secteurs de la vente, de la santé, et de la finance. Elle est dirigée par  Olivier Diaz , qui est très expérimenté et couvre une vaste gamme d’opérations cotées et non cotées, de partenariat, de LBO et de restructuration. Se distinguent aussi au sein de l’équipe : Jean-Gabriel Flandrois, qui est un spécialiste des opérations portant sur des sociétés en difficulté, et Anne Tolila  qui assiste des entreprises et des fonds d’investissement. Le prometteur Charles de Reals  combine une forte expertise transactionnelle avec des compétences en matière contentieuse, de gouvernance et de droit boursier.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Energie

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. est en capacité de traiter l’ensemble des problématiques se rattachant à la filière énergétique, grâce à ses larges ressources et des expertises de haut niveau dans les domaines de la réglementation, des projets et des fusions-acquisitions. En France, l’équipe est une référence auprès des grands opérateurs pour la gestion de leurs enjeux réglementaires stratégiques, y compris au contentieux, à travers l’excellent Michel Guénaire. Le cabinet est également très présent dans les grandes opérations de fusions-acquisitions, et dans les projets français d’énergies renouvelables (des plus modestes aux plus ambitieux ; projets de biomasse, grands projets d’éoliennes offshore). Au plan international, le cabinet est également un acteur de premier plan ; il assiste notamment EDF dans plusieurs projets de construction d’EPR en Europe et en Asie. En Afrique, l’équipe assiste des gouvernements, des institutions multilatérales et des sponsors sur des grands projets hydroélectriques, ainsi que sur de nombreux projets solaires. L’équipe comprend les experts en grands projets : Stéphane VernayJohn CrothersMarie Bouvet-GuiramandNicolas Jean et Victor Grandguillaume , qui sont tous d’excellents praticiens. Contribuent aussi : les spécialistes corporate Alexis Pailleret et Anne Tolila , et l’associée publiciste Bénédicte Mazel  .

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Leading individuals)

Anne Tolila  Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I., a French firm with offices in London and Brussels, among other locations, is also a member of several global law firm alliances, most notably Lex Mundi. Its M&A department has been particularly busy in the retail, healthcare and life sciences, financial and retail industries of late and is helmed by Olivier Diaz, a lawyer with 25 years’ worth of experience in public and private acquisitions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and corporate restructurings. Further key practitioners include distressed M&A specialist Jean-Gabriel Flandrois, and Anne Tolila who is proficient in representing both industrial clients and investment funds. Up-and-coming partner Charles de Reals complements his transactional prowess with corporate governance, strategic dispute and securities law expertise.

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.‘s cross-practice expertise makes it a first-choice firm for emerging life sciences companies and venture funds. With a strong offering in patent litigation, the firm also attracts high-profile patent disputes, such as advising Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH on the French aspects of a multijurisdictional patent infringement case against Mylan regarding a patent covering an injection pen. Co-head of the practice Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier focuses principally on patent and trademark disputes in the life sciences sector. Dimitri Dimitrov specialises in co-operation agreements and distribution networks in France and overseas, and represents companies in litigation, namely for the abrupt termination of commercial relationships. Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry is the go-to lawyer for IP in life sciences. Arnaud Duhamel has a clear focus on equity capital markets. On the transactional side, Anne Tolila is the name to note.

France > Industry focus: Energy

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. can do it all thanks to its large resources and high-level expertise in regulatory, projects and M&A work. In France, the team is one of the go-to-practices for leading operators concerning strategic regulatory issues, including related litigation, thanks to Michel Guénaire. Increasingly, the group is visible as adviser on large M&A transactions and small to large French renewables projects, including new types of biomass projects and large offshore projects. The international practice is also highly impressive and includes acting for EDF on the development of several nuclear EPR projects in Europe and in Asia. In Africa, team regularly assists governments, multilateral institutions and sponsors with large hydropower projects, as well as with numerous solar projects. Project experts Stéphane VernayJohn CrothersMarie Bouvet-GuiramandNicolas Jean and Victor Grandguillaume are all excellent. M&A specialists Alexis Pailleret and Anne Tolila and public law expert Bénédicte Mazel are strong references in their respective fields and complete the lead group.