Antoine Bonnasse > BDGS Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

BDGS Associés
51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

Position

Partner specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and privatisations.

Recent work includes advising: the French State on the recapitalisation of Air France-KLM, Thales on the sale of its Ground Transportation Systems business to Hitachi Rail; CDC on its acquisition in consortium with Meridiam, Global Infrastructure Partners and CNP Assurances of new SUEZ in the context of Veolia’s public offer for Suez, Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) on the sell-down by reference shareholder Engie via accelerated bookbuilding and issuance of convertible bonds; Butler Industries on the acquisition of SeaOwl from Cathay Capital and other minority shareholders, on its sale of NXO to the Fayat Group and on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Pierre Hermé Paris; and Bouygues Telecom on its joint ventures with Phoenix Tower International, Cellnex and Vauban Infrastructure Partners.

Career

Before founding BDGS Associés in 2013, Antoine Bonnasse was a partner since 1996 at Gide Loyrette Nouel where he started his career in 1986. He was subsequently seconded, as legal adviser, to the Economic Development Mission of the French Embassy in Washington DC (1987-1988).

Languages

French and English

Memberships

Comité Juridique de l’Association Nationale des Sociétés par Actions.

Education

Paris Bar (1987)
Graduated from Sciences Po (1984), Paris II Assas (1985) and Paris IX Dauphine (1986)