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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


Partner Charles de Reals is a member of Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice group. He focuses on complex merger-acquisition transactions involving both listed and private companies. He is recognised as an expert on corporate governance issues and securities law, and regularly represents French and foreign companies on strategic disputes.


Prior to joining Gide, Charles practised within leading US and French law firms, in particular Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom since 2015, and previously Sullivan & Cromwell, and Bompoint. He is admitted to the Paris Bar.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Next Generation Partners)

Charles de RealsGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is particularly active in the large and upper-mid cap market segments. The practice is well known for its work on cross-border transactions, leading on Total’s  acquisition of the Energías de Portugal’s portfolio of 2.5m customers and combined cycle power plants. Olivier Diaz, who is described as an ‘excellent technician‘ leads the department, specialising in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. The team has deep bench strength, with key names including Charles de Reals, Julien David, Christophe Eck and Jean-Gabriel Flandrois. It was further strengthened by the arrival of Jean-François Louit  and Caroline Lan who joined from Mayer Brown in September 2019.

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

(Les grands avocats de demain)

Charles de RealsGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. s’illustre particulièrement dans des opérations de large et moyenne valorisations. Le cabinet dispose d’excellentes ressources pour le traitement des opérations internationales ; il est par exemple intervenu dans l’acquisition par Total du portefeuille de clients et de centrales à cycle combiné d’Energías de Portugal. La pratique est dirigée par  Olivier Diaz ;  un «excellent technicien» qui intervient dans des opérations d’acquisitions, de LBO, de partenariats et de restructuration d’entreprises. L’équipe dispose d’importants effectifs et compte pour principaux intervenants Charles de Reals, Julien David, Christophe Eck et Jean-Gabriel Flandrois , ainsi que Jean-François Louit  et Caroline Lan qui ont rejoint le cabinet en septembre 2019 en provenance de  Mayer Brown .