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August Debouzy
6-8, AVENUE DE MESSINE
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Julien Aucomte joined the Corporate department of August Debouzy as a partner in 2012. He specializes in mergers & acquisitions and private equity (in particular, buy outs), advising companies or investment funds on both listed and unlisted targets in France and internationally. Julien has expertise in complex M&A transactions such as carve outs, mergers or spin offs, distribution of assets, etc. both in solvent or distressed situations. Julien also regularly advises foreign clients for in-bounds transactions in France, and French clients in cross border transactions. Principal industry expertise includes telecoms, renewable energies, aeronautics and infrastructures. Julien has also been active in many sensitive disputes and corporate governance issues.

Julien provides training at the French Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (AFIC) on legal aspects of transactions to corporate legal departments and private equity investment teams. 

Languages

French | English | Spanish

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris bar in 2002

Education

– DESS postgraduate diploma in IP law

– Masters in Business Law/Taxation, University of Aix-Marseille III

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

August Debouzy gagne sa place sur le podium suite à son intervention répétée en 2019 dans de nombreuses opérations de dimensions nationale et internationale, à l’occasion desquelles le cabinet a joué un rôle principal. La pratique du cabinet est axée sur les deals de taille moyenne. Elle couvre des secteurs relativement variés, comprenant l’aéronautique, la défense, les télécoms, l’énergie, le commerce, la santé, l’énergie, les nouvelles technologies et les crédits à la consommation. Figurent parmi les principaux intervenants au sein de l’équipe: Julien AucomteJulien WagmannJérôme Brosset et Valéry Denoix de Saint Marc. Pour la gestion d’opérations importantes, l’équipe est en mesure de mobiliser des expertises complémentaires en droit social, droit fiscal, droit de la concurrence, droit public et en matière de conformité réglementaire.

Paris > Private equity > LBO

August Debouzy assiste des fonds d’investissement lors d’opérations de LBO ou MBO, ou d’investissement. Argos Wityu, Raise Investissement, Meridiam et Swiss Re figurent dans le portefeuille de clientèle. La pratique est codirigée par Julien Aucomte, Julien Wagmann et les deux associés fiscalistes Xavier Rohmer  et Philippe Lorentz.

France > Mergers and acquisitions

August Debouzy climbs the ranking this year having acted in a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions, frequently as sole lead counsel. Focused predominantly on mid-cap transactions, its work covers diverse sectors including aeronautics and defense, telecoms, energy, retail, healthcare, IT services and consumer credit. Julien Aucomte, Julien Wagmann, Jérôme Brosset and Valéry Denoix de Saint Marc are particularly visible in the M&A arena. A key strength is the firm’s ability to involve its employment, tax, competition, public law and regulatory teams to work with the corporate group in major transactions.