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BDGS Associés
51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

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 reforms 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 and English

Education

Paris Bar (2006)
Postgraduate diploma in general private law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2003)
Master’s degree in business and tax law (2002)

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.