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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 and corporate reorganisations, focusing on transactions involving companies in which the French State has an interest, financial services, and transport sectors.

Recent work includes advising Aéroports de Paris on the structuring of its share capital and the regulatory consequences thereof in the context of its privatisation; the French State (Agence des Participations de l’Etat and Direction Générale du Trésor) on the reorganisation of the French Public Investment Bank (Banque Publique d’Investissement); Covéa on the sale of its 20% stake in Caser Seguros to Helvetia; SNCF on the rail reforms in France; Groupe La Poste and La Banque Postale on its acquisition of a 42% stake in CNP Assurances; La Banque Postale on its joint venture with Groupe BPCE combining Ostrum AM’s and La Banque Postale Asset Management’s insurance asset management activities and on the sale of its stake in SFIL to Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations; EDF on its partnership with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations regarding RTE; and Groupama on the creation of Orange Bank. 

Career

Before founding BDGS Associés in 2013, Jean-Emmanuel Skovron was a partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel since 2002 where he started his career in 1993.

Languages

French, Spanish, and English

Education

Paris Bar (1995)
Institut d’études politiques, Paris (1991)
Master’s degree in history (1993) and in private law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1994)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Reputed for its work in the telecoms, aerospace and financial services sectors, BDGS Associés is a key player in the market, specialised in public and private M&A transactions. Cross-border work is another area of strength, representing both domestic clients in their deals abroad and foreign companies looking to invest in France. The firm’s tax department and its competition, regulatory and litigation practice groups are further assets. Led by a four-partner team comprised of Antoine Bonnasse, Youssef Djehane, Jean-Emmanuel Skovron and Marc Loy, the group’s other key names include up-and-coming partner Thomas Méli, François Baylion and Lucile Gaillard.

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

BDGS Associés s’illustre dans des opérations de fusions-acquisitions cotées et non cotées, particulièrement dans les secteurs des télécoms, de l’aérospatiale et des services financiers. Le cabinet est en capacité d’accompagner ses clients dans leurs opérations en France et à l’international. La pratique dispose du soutien des équipes du cabinet, spécialistes en matière de droit fiscal, de droit de la concurrence et dans la gestion des problématiques réglementaires et contentieuses. La pratique est codirigée par un quatuor expérimenté composé d’ Antoine Bonnasse, Youssef Djehane, Jean-Emmanuel Skovron et Marc Loy . Elle fait aussi intervenir les prometteurs  Thomas Méli, François Baylion et Lucile Gaillard.