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BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law


Partner specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions focusing on transactions involving listed companies (takeovers, public offers) and cross-border transactions. He also advises on shareholder disputes and, more generally, securities law.

Recent work includes advising: Engie on the sale of the Equans group to Groupe Bouygues following a highly competitive bid process, the sale of its stake in Suez to Veolia, and the sale of its subsidiary GDF International’s majority stake in Engie EPS to Taiwan Cement Corporation and the subsequent mandatory public offer; La Banque Postale (LBP) on the creation of a large listed financial group notably via its acquisition of Groupe BPCE’s stake in CNP Assurances, followed by a public offer and squeeze out of the remaining shares of CNP Assurances; Media-Participations on its acquisition of La Martinière Groupe; Total on its acquisition of a minority stake in Eren Renewable Energy; EDF on its partnership with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations regarding RTE; and Compagnie Financière Martin Maurel on its merger with Rothschild & Co.


Before joining BDGS Associés in 2014, Marc Loy was a partner at Linklaters since 1998. He started his career at Gide Loyrette Nouel in 1987.


French and English


Paris Bar (1985)
Postgraduate diploma in Private Law from University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (1984) and in International Private Law from University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1985)
LL.B. from King’s College London (1983)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Hall of Fame)

Marc LoyBDGS 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.