Mr Laurent Assaya > Vivien & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Vivien & Associés
3 RUE DE MONTTESSUY
75007 PARIS
France

Work Department

Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner – Laurent Assaya is an expert in pre-insolvency proceedings (mandat ad hoc and conciliation) and formal insolvency proceedings. Known for his international experience and active in special situations, he is regularly involved in complex restructuring operations in France and abroad. His clients include groups of companies, debtors, creditors and investment funds.

Career

In 1995, Laurent started his career with Gide Loyrette Nouel before joining Fried Frank Harris Shriver Jacobson in 1997. Between 2008 and 2017, he was in charge of the restructuring practice of the Paris office of Jones Day.

Languages

French and English

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995. Member of ARE (Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises).

Education

Graduate of HEC, 1992
Master I in Business Law and Tax (Paris II – Assas), 1992
DESUP (Paris II – Assas), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

France > Insolvency

Vivien & Associés‘ is handling a large restructuring and insolvency caseload, often advising debtors, but also assisting shareholders and creditors. The firm is acting in matters spanning a range of sectors, including the retail and manufacturing sectors, with its work for communication and advertising company BVA, which faced insolvency and litigation proceedings, as a major recent instruction. The practice is also very experienced in distressed M&A work. Laurent Assaya is in charge.

Paris > Entreprises en difficulté

Vivien & Associés traite un large volant de dossiers de restructuration de dettes et de procédures collectives, souvent aux côtés des débiteurs mais aussi des actionnaires et des créanciers. Le cabinet est récemment intervenu dans des domaines variés, parmi lesquels la vente et l’industrie. Il a aussi été le conseil de l’agence de communication et de publicité BVA dans le cadre de son placement sous procédure collective et dans la gestion du contentieux afférent. Enfin, l’équipe est très expérimentée dans le traitement d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions de type distressed. Laurent Assaya dirige la pratique.