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BDGS Associés
51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions, in particular corporate restructurings and spin-offs of both listed and unlisted entities, as well as partnerships and regulatory issues. Recent work includes advising La Banque Postale on its acquisition of Groupama’s 35% stake in La Banque Postale Assurances IARD and of Société Générale’s 35% stake in La Banque Postale Financement; 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); Aéroports de Paris on the structuring of its share capital and the regulatory consequences thereof in the context of its privatisation; SNCF on the rail reform in France; Groupama on its joint ventures with Orange in the home telesurveillance industry and the creation of Orange Bank; and Lov Group on the creation of an upmarket hotel located in the Château de Versailles.

Career

Before joining BDGS Associés in 2013, Lucile Gaillard was an associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel where she started her career in 2005. She became partner at BDGS Associés in 2016.

Languages

French, English

Education

Paris Bar (2006). Master’s degree in business and tax law. Postgraduate diploma in general private law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2003).

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.