Marie-Christine Combes > Adaltys Avocats > Lyon, France > Lawyer Profile

Adaltys Avocats
LYON 69006


  • Counsel at the Ayache Salama law firm (Paris) (2010-2015)
  • Lawyer at the SJ Berwin law firm (Paris) (2006-2010)
  • Lawyer at the Ashurst law firm (Paris) (2001-2006)
  • Partner at the Adamas law firm since 2016


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Marie-Christine Combes advises founders and managers of SMEs and intermediate-sized enterprises and investors by assisting them in all their expansion projects (fund raising, equity investments and external growth) and reorganisation projects (partial asset contributions, mergers and all business reorganisations).

Having a deep knowledge of the private equity field, she assists investment funds and management teams in LMBO transactions from the negotiation and structuring stage to the implementation of shareholder agreements and management packages.

Marie-Christine Combes is also active in financing and advises borrowers in the financing of external growth and private equity transactions.

She regularly works alongside the firm’s Energy team on behalf of developers and producers in the context of their development, disposals and restructuring.
She favours a pragmatic approach, with the aim of offering both simple and global solutions to the issues involved.


  • Legal Qualification Certificate (2001)
  • Diploma of Business Legal Expert (DJCE- Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise)
  • Master’s degree in business law – Montesquieu Bordeaux IV University
  • Institute for Political Studies, Bordeaux