Walter Billet Avocats > Paris, France > Firm Profile

Walter Billet Avocats
27 RUE LA BOETIE
PARIS 75008
France

France > Private equity: venture/growth capital Tier 3

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Testimonials

‘The Walter Billet team is extremely friendly and efficient at the same time and we very much appreciate our collaboration with them for this reason. We have excellent interpersonal relations with the partners of Walter Billet, in particular Fabien Billet. Fabien is always extremely responsive. He is a source of proposals during both operational and strategic discussions, solution-oriented and very efficient.’

‘Flexibility, expertise in start-up tech fundraising, availability of partners, pragmatism.’

‘Fabien Billet is a remarkable lawyer, at the service of his clients, creative in finding solutions to complex problems, always available.’

‘Fabien Billet is great – he really understands what his clients need and the rest of the team we worked with all shared his attention to detail and client service ethic.’

‘Fabien Billet understands the market and anticipates our needs as well as delivering a first-class service.’

‘Walter Billet’s teams have always shown a closeness and adaptability that are rare in this business. Combining the sharp skills of a large firm with a tight and responsive team in the symbolic transactions of independent firms, Walter Billet is a versatile and innovative advisor. The associates position themselves in an approach of listening and sensitivity to the requirements of the clients, while showing autonomy and construction for the transactions.’

‘The people working with Walter Billet are dynamic and agile. Very pleasant during often tense transaction processes, they know how to coax the client as well as the opposing party to achieve a win-win consensus.’

‘They are available, have shown great situational intelligence with an ability to find creative solutions in difficult contexts. They have an excellent knowledge of their subject and of the ecosystem.’

Key clients

Balderton Capital

Entrepreneur Invest

Kamet

Kard

E-Silk

Iconoclaste

Bureaux à Partager

Akur8

Latour Capital

Syclef

Absiskey

Fintel

Energysquare

Koyeb

Virtuo Technologies

Yellow Korner

Frontline Media

Work highlights

  • Advised Akur8 on raising Series B funds of over $30m from investment funds BlackFin CP and MTech Capital.
  • Advised Virtuo Technologies on raising Series C funds of €80m, including €50m in equity and €30m in debt, led by AXA Venture Partners and Bpifrance.
  • Advised the investment fund Balderton Capital on Series A fundraising amounting to a total of €20m for Kili Technologies.

France > Industry focus: IT and internet  Tier 4

Walter Billet Avocats

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Aerys

Babel France (Babel Tech)

Biolog-ID

Blockchain Studio

CAMCA Courtage

Digiteka

E-axess

Energysquare

Etudes Studio

FillnDrive

France Horizon

Frontline Media

Goodeed

Herdia

Hôtel des ventes de l’orléanais

Kamet

Kapptivate

Kard

LittleBigCode

Make Fashion Studio

Merito

OneRagtime

Phantombuster

Selency

SmartData (SociétéInfo)

SportVIP (Tie Break)

Virtuo Technologies

VSB Energies Nouvelles

Yellow Korner France

Yokai

Ylly

Groupe Rocher

Pierre Fabre

Akur8

Alliance Automotive Group

Antevenio

Axionable

Beauty Blend (Jolimoi)

Chéri Chéri

Digiteyes

Elyse

Entrepreneur Invest (Entrepreneurs Venture)

Fairmint

Fintel (Fydem)

ITS Integra

Koyeb

LawGo

MADP

Malherbe

Mayday

Nutravalia

PortAdhoc

Piano

Unify

Unique Entertainment Experience (Powder)

Vestiaire Collective

Woonivers

Prométhée

Work highlights

  • Acted as counsel to Pierre Fabre on the drafting and negotiation of outsourcing contracts with its various suppliers for the next five years.
  • Assisted Mayday with the drafting and negotiation of SaaS agreements with Fnac-Darty and Rakuten.
  • Advised Vestiaire Collective on all aspects related to its e-commerce activities, in particular contractual negotiations with suppliers.

Walter Billet Avocats is dedicated to assisting companies and investment funds in the fields of corporate law (M&A, Private Equity), innovative technologies (in particular IT and Internet), intellectual property and employment law.

Walter Billet Avocats is based on a global understanding of the innovation ecosystem and is positioned as a gateway to companies that have developed their corporate venture department, startups, investment funds and investment banks.

Besides its expertise and know-how dedicated to innovative firms, the Firm has been assisting large companies, in advice as in litigation, on their concerns dealing with employment law and social security law (URSSAF risks, restructuring, collective agreements), data protection compliance (GDPR), brands portfolios’ management and external growth operations.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
IP - IT Law Alan Walteralan@walterbillet.com+33 (0)1 85 09 00 00
Corporate Law Fabien Billetfabien@walterbillet.com+33 (0)1 85 09 00 00
Employment Law Carine Cohencarine.cohen@walterbillet.com+33 (0)1 85 09 00 00
Number of lawyers : 10
French
English

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