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BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law


Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions and restructurings of both listed and unlisted companies, as well as joint ventures.

Recent work includes advising: Coty Inc. on its dual listing on Euronext Paris; Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) on the creation of “New Suez” by a consortium composed of Meridiam, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and Group CDC, constituted from the assets acquired from Veolia and Suez in the context of Veolia’s public offer for Suez; Bouygues Telecom on several  notable joint ventures (in particular with Cellnex, Phoenix Tower International and Vauban Infrastructure Partners) in order to deploy and operate fiber optic and 5G networks in France; Sopra Steria on its acquisition of CS Group, listed on Euronext Paris; the French State on the recapitalization of Air France-KLM; Sagard on its acquisition of ADIT; Publicis on its joint venture with Carrefour in the media retail sector; French Tech Souveraineté on its acquisition of a stake in EuroAPI and Biose Industries; ADIT in the context of acquiring control of DCI from the French State and Sofema; Bpifrance in the context of its investment in Qair; GTT in the context of Engie’s exit from its capital; and Safran on its public offer for Zodiac Aerospace and their subsequent merger.


Jérôme joined BDGS Associés in 2015 where he became partner in 2021. He previously worked at Veil Jourde and at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London.


French and English


Paris Bar (2011)
Edhec Business School (2008)
Master’s Degree in Business and Tax Law, Université Paris XI Sceaux (2008)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Next Generation Partners)

Jérôme du Chazaud  BDGS Associés

BDGS Associés fields ‘a high-level team with exceptional legal technique combined with leading transactional experience’. The group acts for CAC 40 companies as well as state-owned companies and investors. The firm has strong credentials in public and private M&A transactions as well as corporate reorganisations, and recently advised on high-profile deals across various sectors and industries (internet, renewables, transport, telecoms, finance). It is also the go-to-firm for high-end work involving the public sector with Jean-Emmanuel Skovron an expert in this area. Skovron jointly heads the practice alongside the highly regarded Marc Loy, Antoine Bonnasse and Youssef Djehane. Other key names include Thomas MéliLucile Gaillard , François BaylionJérôme du Chazaud and David Andréani.