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

BDGS Associés
51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Partner specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and privatisations. Recent work includes advising Bouygues Telecom on its telecom infrastructure joint-ventures with Phoenix Tower International and with Cellnex; Safran on its public offer for Zodiac Aerospace and on its space-launcher joint venture with Airbus; Air France-KLM on the sale of 49.9% of the share capital and operational control of Servair to HNA (Gategroup); and Sopra on its takeover of Steria.

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, 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).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

BDGS Associés est recommandé pour la gestion d’opérations de dimensions nationale et internationale. Le cabinet intervient dans de nombreux secteurs ; télécoms, aérospatiale, services financiers, assurances. Ses compétences couvrent les opérations sur des entreprises cotées et non cotées. Depuis sa création en 2013, le cabinet a eu pour objectif de munir sa pratique de solides expertises complémentaires ; il est maintenant en mesure d’offrir à ses clients une pleine gamme de prestations couvrant le droit des sociétés, le contentieux, la fiscalité, le droit de la concurrence et la mise en conformité. La pratique est codirigée par Antoine BonnasseYoussef DjehaneJean-Emmanuel Skovron et Marc Loy. Ils sont entourés de Thomas MeliLucile Gaillard et François Baylion qui a récemment été promu associé.

France > Mergers and acquisitions

BDGS Associés has notable strength in domestic and cross-border work. The firm covers a wide array of sectors, including telecoms, aerospace, financial services and insurance, and impresses with its experience in both private and public M&A. Since its foundation in 2013, the firm has consistently expanded its portfolio of expertise and is able to offer clients a one-stop shop for their corporate, litigation, tax, competition and regulatory needs. Antoine Bonnasse, Youssef Djehane, Jean-Emmanuel Skovron and Marc Loy head the practice. Other names to note are Thomas MeliLucile Gaillard and recently promoted partner François Baylion.