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BDGS Associés

51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 42 99 22 22
Fax:
Fax +33 1 42 99 22 41
Email:
Web:
www.bdgs-associes.com
Brussels, Paris

Youssef Djehane

Tel:
Work +33 1 42 99 22 22
Email:
Web:
www.bdgs-associes.com
BDGS Associés

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Partner specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions focusing on public offers and corporate governance. Recent work includes advising Crédit Agricole Assurances on its acquisition of Charterhouse Capital Partners's stake in the Comexposium Group; Carrefour on its joint-venture with Système U; Natixis on the sale of its stake in Caceis to Crédit Agricole; Crédit Agricole Assurances on Gecina's public offer for Eurosic; and Groupe Fnac on its public offer for Darty Plc.

Career

Before founding BDGS Associés in 2013, Youssef Djehane was a partner since 1994 at Gide Loyrette Nouel where he started his career in 1986. He was seconded to Allen & Overy, London, in 1990 and then to the World Bank in Washington in 1992.

Languages

French, English

Member

Regular speaker at IBA M&A conferences. Author of the IBA Takeover Guide France and of "Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties in France" for Practical Law (Thomson Reuters).

Education

Paris Bar (1987). Postgraduate diploma in private law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1985).


France

Mergers and acquisitions

Within: Mergers and acquisitions

BDGS Associés advises clients from a variety of sectors, including retail, infrastructure, real estate and technology. Adept at assisting with domestic and cross-border transactions alike, the practice increasingly reaps the rewards of adding its tax and competition and regulation departments in 2014 and early 2016, respectively, as well as a restructuring department later in 2016. In a recent highlight requiring both corporate and antitrust expertise, Youssef Djehane led corporate advice for Carrefour on a five-year renewable partnership with Coopérative U Enseigne involving the creation of a joint venture with key suppliers of the two groups. Antoine Bonnasse and Thomas Meli advised Safran on its €7.7bn acquisition of Zodiac Aerospace. Lucile Gaillard, Marc Loy and Jean-Emmanuel Skovron are other key contacts. Bouygues Telecom, Bpifrance and CMA CGM also count among the team's clients.

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