Mermoz Avocats > Paris, France > Firm Profile

Mermoz Avocats
45 RUE DE COURCELLES
75008 PARIS
France

France > Private equity: LBO Tier 4

Mermoz Avocats

Practice head(s):

Thomas Hermetet; Nada Sbaï; Aurélie Bonsch

Key clients

CHARTERHOUSE

SERB

CICLAD

Bpifrance

SOFILAB

ALLIANCE ENTREPRENDRE

MBO & Co

SPARRING CAPITAL

DEMETER VENTURES

TARGA CAPITAL

FINANCIÈRE FONDS PRIVÉS

LFPI GESTION

IESFIN Gestion

BTP Capital Investissement

MOMENTUM INVEST

IRPAC DEVELOPPEMENT (UI GESTION)

Somat

Work highlights

  • Advised Chaterhouse on the acquisition of the group Novétude Santé for €100m.
  • Acted for Ciclad in connection with the €26m Seri Group’ LBO, a company specialised in street furniture.
  • Advised MBO & Co on its exit from Les Zelles, a Vosges-based SME specialised in the manufacture of PVC and aluminium windows.

France > Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5

Mermoz Avocats

Practice head(s):

Thomas Hermetet; Nada Sbaï; Aurélie Bonsch

Testimonials

‘I salute their ability to adapt their processes to the specificities of SME acquisitions, in order to take into account the sometimes very specific requirements/wishes.’

‘Aurélie Bonsch is very available, flexible and efficient.’

 

Key clients

SERB

VENUS MEDICAL

GROUPE RC

GROUPE IMX

PROPRIETES.COM

GROUPE PENELOPE

ERGALIS

SOFILAB

GROUPE ORYX

ALLIANCE ENTREPRENDRE

FINANCIERE FONDS PRIVES

CHARTERHOUSE

MOMENTUM INVEST

CICLAD

DEMETER VENTURES / TARGA CAPITAL / IRPAC DEVELOPPEMENT (UI GESTION)

UI Investissement, IRPAC, ESFIN Gestion, BTP Capital Investissement, Bpifrance

DEMETER

Somat

Work highlights

  • Advising SERB’s founder on the investment of Partners Group and Mérieux in the Group and for the acquisition of Boston Scientific, BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals for a cash consideration of $800m.
  • Advising Sofilab 5 in connection with its takeover of Bayle-Industries and CK-Industries.
  • Advising Venus Medical partners on the sale of Nicesoft to Softway Medical Group.

France > Tax Tier 5

Mermoz Avocats

Practice head(s):

Philippe Rolland; Nicolas Privat

Testimonials

‘Skills, responsiveness, availability, involvement and respect of deadlines. An excellent ratio of fees to quality.’

‘Beyond very good technical knowledge, the availability and strong involvement of the partners who take the time and provide advice with high added value stand out.’

‘Excellent knowledge of the media sector, its stakes and its problems.’

Key clients

MOMENTUM INVEST

CICLAD

FINANCIERES FONDS PRIVES

VENUS MEDICAL

SOFILAB

ALLIANCE ENTREPRENDRE

CTP ENVIRONNEMENT

IMX FRANCE

SPARRING CAPITAL

PROPRIETES PRIVEES.COM

SOVEA

LONSDALE

UI INVESTISSEMENT

NCI

PENELOPE

SEGAMI NICESOFT

Work highlights

  • Advising Financière Fonds Privés on the tax aspects in the framework of the acquisition of BA Healthcare, medical subsidiary of the Alstef Group.
  • Advising on Momentum Invest and Build and Co’s acquisition of VM Développement’s shares in VM Expansion.
  • Advised Ciclad on the tax aspects and the structuring of the acquisition of Desmarez, specialised in radio communication and wireless solutions.
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HPML and MERMOZ join forces and become MERMOZ Avocats.

Mermoz Avocats is the favoured partner of companies’ managers and shareholders, of business angels as well as French and international investment funds, in all main areas of Business Law in both advisory and litigation aspects.

The team, led by five partners and four counsels, provides to its clients expert advice to structure, realise and monitor their business development in France and internationally.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Mermoz Avocatshas significant and highly specialized experience in Mergers & Acquisitions. The responsiveness and creativity of its team make it possible to offer support for all types of transactions, both on the buyer’s and the seller’s sides, in the context of joint venture agreements, group structuring operations, etc.

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mermoz Avocats is one of the undisputed leaders of Private Equity in France. Its team’s expertise and experience give it a recognized legitimacy to carry-out the legal, labour and tax structuring related to all kinds of operations of this sector (such as LBO, MBO, OBO, etc.), entry or exit of partners, management packages, fundraising, etc.

CORPORATE LAW

Mermoz Avocats provides a rigorous tailored legal support and follow-up to its clients (small businesses, SMEs and French or international groups)..

Mermoz Avocats provides its clients an access to a secure and personalised online platform in order to make their usual documents available anytime.

TAX

Mermoz Avocats’s tax team has a recognized expertise in the field of corporate taxation (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, restructuring etc.) and personal taxation (income tax, transmission of assets, shareholding etc.).

Our tax team advises French and international clients operating in a wide range of sectors, such as real estate, manufacturing, broadcasting, press etc..

Mermoz Avocats’s tax team provides both advisory and litigation services, relying on the combined experience of its partners and associates in dealing with tax authorities. Its knowledge in the field of taxation also leads Mermoz Avocats’s tax team to defend its clients in criminal courts.

 

 

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Thomas HERMETETthomas.hermetet@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Nada SBAÏnada.sbai@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Aurélie BONSCHaurelie.bonsch@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Gilles Rouxgilles.roux@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Tristan Segondstristan.segonds@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A Arnaud Levasseurarnaud.levasseur@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Corporate-Private equity-M&A-Financing Martin Kyuchukovmartin.kyuchukov@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Tax Philippe ROLLANDphilippe.rolland@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Tax Nicolas PRIVATnicolas.privat@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Tax Laurent ragotlaurent.ragot@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Litigation - Restructuring-Insolvency Olivier Péchenardolivier.pechenard@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
EU Competition Leyla Djavadileyla.djavadi@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
EU Competition Jean-Louis Fourgouxjean-louis.fourgoux@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Employment Catherine Nahmiascatherine.nahmias@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
IP/IT/Commercial agreements Régis Mahieuregis.mahieu@mermoz.law+33 (0) 1 40 98 20 45
Partners : 15
Counsel : 4
Associates : 16
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