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

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

After 11 years in Linklaters’ Corporate practice, Julien Wagmann joined August Debouzy in September 2013 and was appointed partner in 2015.

Julien has significant experience in advising clients in their LBOs, capital development and venture capital operations, alongside French and foreign investment funds or start-ups.

He has also advised investment banks, industrials, namely in the health or renewable energies sector, or minority investors such as la Caisse des dépôts et consignations where, in 2010, Julien was on secondment for almost a year as legal adviser.

Julien has also developed particular expertise in management package and advises the key managers of small cap or mid cap companies, in all steps of their investment (negotiation of the management package, exit and litigation aspects if any).

Languages

French | English

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris bar in 2002

Education

– Edhec, 2001

– Maîtrise carrière judiciaire, Paris II, 2002

– Maîtrise droit des affaires, Paris II, 2001

– Sciences Po Lille, 1999

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.