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BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law


Partner specialising in French and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and joint ventures, involving both listed and unlisted companies.

Recent work includes advising: Crédit Agricole Assurances (Predica) on two real estate partnerships with Clariane; TotalEnergies on the acquisition of Total Eren; CMA CGM on the acquisition of La Tribune; Peugeot Invest on its participation in the simplified tender offer on Rothschild & Co; Engie on the sale of the Equans group to Groupe Bouygues following a highly competitive bid process, on the sale of its stake in Suez to Veolia, and on the sale of its 60% stake in Engie EPS to Taiwan Cement Corporation; Groupe La Poste and La Banque Postale (LBP) on the creation of a major public financial pole via the acquisition by LBP of a 42% stake in CNP Assurances; La Banque Postale on the creation of a joint venture with Natixis IM in the asset management industry; Media-Participations on the creation of a joint venture with Group Michelin, and its acquisition of La Martinière Groupe; Bpifrance on its sale of a 10% stake in Insignis and its reinvestment alongside Cinven; Safran on its tender offer on Zodiac Aerospace and their subsequent merger; and EDF on the sale of 49.9% of the share capital of RTE to CDC and CNP Assurances.


Before joining BDGS Associés in 2016, David Andreani worked for four years at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Paris. He became a partner in 2022.


French and English


Paris Bar (2012) and  New York Bar (2013).
LL.M., Harvard Law School (2012)
HEC Paris (2009)
Master’s Degree in International Tax Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2009)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

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.