Firm Profile > Archers A.A.R.P.I. > Paris, France
Archers A.A.R.P.I. Offices
28 RUE DUMONT D'URVILLE
Archers A.A.R.P.I. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Insolvency Tier 3
Archers A.A.R.P.I. regularly advises international and domestic investment funds and debtors. The team combines a good set of expertises; the very experienced Fabrice Patrizio is the key name for insolvency and restructuring cases can rely on Antony Martinez, who deals with procedural and litigation aspects.Real estate finance stars Jean-Maurice Gaillard and Paul-Henri de Cabissole focus on debt and finance restructuring aspects. The firm has been particularly busy recently handling several landmark retail and hospitality-related insolvency cases. The practice also advised investors presenting asset takeover offers.
Other key lawyers:
Antony Martinez; Jean-Maurice Gaillard; Paul-Henri de Cabissole
Real estate Tier 3
Archers A.A.R.P.I. combines high-level investment and property finance expertise. In the latter area, duo Jean-Maurice Gaillard and Paul-Henri de Cabissole is among the finest in town. The practice is appointed by banks, debt funds and investment funds to advise on the structuring of the market’s largest property finance transactions. In 2020, it notably advised on the financing of France’s largest-ever residential asset deal and worked on a series of large financing deals in the office and retail areas. Third key team member Arnaud Moutet advises on major real estate investment transactions. He was recently busy advising leading property investors on major transactions in the office, retail and hospitality sectors.
Arnaud Moutet; Avi Amselem
Other key lawyers:
Jean-Maurice Gaillard; Arnaud Moutet
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Archers A.A.R.P.I. > Firm Profile
The firm: Founded in 2009, Archers was first renowned for its expertise in tax, real estate finance and corporate law. It immediately began to expand its practices through internal promotions and lateral hires.
In 2017, with more than 45 lawyers, Archers provides assistance, advisory services and defends the interests of clients in all of the main areas of business, tax, finance, real estate, litigation, arbitration and bankruptcy.
Areas of practice: Banking and finance: structured finance/LBO; real estate finance; Islamic finance; issuance and placement of financial or debt securities (private offers/public offers); sale and purchase of bank debt; creation of investment vehicles (OPPCI, listed companies); obtaining visas from the stock exchange authorities (AMF); assistance with regulatory compliance and in particular for the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions: all corporate transactions, in particular all equity transactions, transfers and joint ventures; organisation of group structures (mergers, split offs, spin offs, setting up of holdings) and of shareholdings (shareholders’ agreements, setting up of family holdings); corporate governance; managers status.
Litigation and arbitration: general commercial litigation; post-acquisition disputes; disputes between shareholders, or regarding issues of directors’ or officers’ liability; insolvency-related litigation; finance and regulatory litigation; criminal litigation.
Private equity: assistance to investment funds during all phases of the transaction (including due diligence), on all tax and legal-related matters pertaining to the transaction as well as its financing aspects (equity, mezzanine and debt); assistance to executive management including tax and legal structuring of management packages; spin off and structuring of management companies.
Private clients: handling all issues pertaining to the holding, management and organisation of family-owned structures (shareholders’ agreements, Dutreil pacts, setting up family holding companies, complex agreements); organisation of capital transfers (prior structuring, operational organisation); maximising tax efficiency of the legal regime of directors and officers (organising the tax liabilities on flows and of the various taxes encumbering estate); management package structuring; assistance and representation for tax audits and litigation of individuals.
Real estate transaction: transfer of real estate assets (structuring and optimising acquisition or disposal strategies for real estate assets or rights, or for real estate companies, acquisition or disposal of real estate assets or rights, or of real estate companies, sale and leaseback transactions); corporate real estate (setting up of real estate vehicles, structuring of partnerships, drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements or partnership contracts); leases and asset management (drafting and negotiation of leases, drafting and negotiation of property management, asset management and leasing agreements); construction and property development (sale in state of future completion, drafting and negotiation of construction agreements).
Restructuring and insolvency: advice and assistance in anticipating crisis situations (analysis of the potential crisis situation, management of alert procedures triggered by statutory auditors or works councils, applications for appointment of special mediators); advice and assistance on all aspects of insolvency procedures (safeguard proceedings, receivership, liquidation proceedings, debt restructuring).
Tax: corporate tax (tax consolidation, transfer pricing/international tax, tax on financial transactions, tax relief rulings); transaction tax (tax aspects of acquisitions, restructuring, mergers/acquisition, LBOs, MBOs, structuring of foreign group investments in France); real estate tax; negotiations with the tax authorities; tax litigation before judicial and administrative courts.
|Banking and finance||Paul-Henri de Cabissole|
|Banking and finance||Jean-Maurice Gaillard|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Marc Baffreau|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Eric Labro|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Fabrice Maraux|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Jean-Louis Médus|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Bruno Solle|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Audrey Wendling|
|Litigation and arbitration||Antony Martinez|
|Litigation and arbitration||Fabrice Patrizio|
|Private equity||Marc Baffreau|
|Private equity||Jean-Louis Médus|
|Private clients||Fabrice Maraux|
|Private clients||Jean-Louis Médus|
|Private clients||Bruno Solle|
|Private clients||Arnaud Viard|
|Private clients||Audrey Wendling|
|Real estate transactions||Paul-Henri de Cabissole|
|Real estate transactions||Jean-Maurice Gaillard|
|Real estate transactions||Eric Labro|
|Real estate transactions||Arnaud Moutet|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Antony Martinez|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Fabrice Patrizio|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 45+
LanguagesChinese English French German Spanish
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