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BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law


Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions focusing on State investments and transactions concerning the public sector (listed or unlisted). Through this practice, he has developed an in-depth understanding of the banking and infrastructure sectors.

Recent work includes advising: La Banque Postale (LBP) on the creation of a large  public financial group 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, its sale of 40% of AEW Europe and 45% of Ostrum Asset Management to Natixis Investment Managers (Groupe BPCE) and the renegotiation and renewal of distribution and management agreements between LBP and Groupe BPCE; SNCF on its recapitalisation via a EUR 4 billion share capital increase; the French State (Agence des Participations de l’Etat and Direction Générale du Trésor) on the reorganisation of Bpifrance (the French public investment bank); Paprec on the takeover of Dalkia Wastenergy; Covéa on the sale of its 20% stake in Caser Seguros to Helvetia; Aéroports de Paris on the structuring of its share capital and regulatory consequences of its privatisation; and EDF on its partnership with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations regarding RTE.


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.


French, Spanish, and English


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

(Leading individuals)

Jean-Emmanuel SkovronBDGS 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.