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AyacheSalama

47 AVENUE HOCHE, 75008 Paris, FRANCE
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Work +33 1 58 05 38 05
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London, Paris

France

Banking and finance: transactional work
Banking and finance: transactional work - ranked: tier 4

AyacheSalama

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EU, competition and distribution
EU, competition and distribution - ranked: tier 4

AyacheSalama

The competition and antitrust offering at AyacheSalama is prominent in the M&A and private equity space and recently strengthened its ranks on the public law front with the arrival of Fleur Jourdan from Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.. The key names to note within the department are practice head Frédéric Fuchs and counsel Sébastien Dominguez; the pair recently acted for Axéréal as buyer on the merger control aspects of its acquisition of competitor Agri-Négoce. In other highlights, the group notified the European Commission on behalf of Groupe Prosol as vendor of the Grand Frais group to Ardian, and represented a variety of clients in appeals against FCA decisions with regard to complaints of anticompetitive practices lodged by competitors.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

AyacheSalama

AyacheSalama is praised for its ‘availability, the quality of its support and for being close to its clients’. Headed by Caroline André-Hesse, the four-lawyer team acts for high-profile domestic and international companies. It recently advised on several key matters including on restructuring and mass redundancy projects, as well as on senior executives' departures. Counsel Justine Coret is also noted.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 4

AyacheSalama

AyacheSalama has particularly strong expertise in acting for banks and creditors in debt restructuring cases and also handles insolvency matters. Denis Salama, Olivier Tordjman, Alain Levy, Bernard Ayache and finance expert Gwenaëlle de Kerviler are the main contacts.

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Media and entertainment
Sports - ranked: tier 2

AyacheSalama

AyacheSalama fields Jacques Messeca to assist a broad client roster in the sports world with tax issues arising from the organisation of major events, the acquisition of licences, player transactions and employment matters. The group continues to advise longstanding client Première Ligue and recently assisted with the setting up of a corporate entity designed to improve the domestic and international development of the French football league; the National Rugby League also instructed the team to handle the tax issues arising from the installment of a new image rights scheme in the context of new legislation in France.

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Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions - ranked: tier 5

AyacheSalama

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

AyacheSalama

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France: Private equity

Private equity: LBO
Private equity: LBO - ranked: tier 3

AyacheSalama

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