Moncey Avocats > Paris, France > Firm Profile

Moncey Avocats
26 avenue Victor Hugo 75116

France > Banking and finance: transactional work Tier 4

Moncey Avocats

Practice head(s):

David Malamed

Other key lawyers:

Jonathan Devillard (associate)


‘One stop shop.’

‘Excellent finance team who took charge of the discussions with the banks from start to finish, obtaining all the points raised.’

‘Very fluid discussions, always good advice, use of remote signing tools. The team is available  at all times.’

‘I worked with David Malamed (Partner) and Jonathan Devillard (Associate), who were excellent negotiators obtaining all the points raised in the negotiation with the banks. They were always available and attentive to our requests. The standard of work was excellent.’

‘Very good knowledge of the Private Equity and LBO market. Very pragmatic.’

‘Jonathan is straight to the point. Very effective.’

‘Mastery of the key aspects of the deal on the financing dimension allowing effective implementation of the wishes of clients.’

‘Very good degree of interaction with the LBO team.’

Key clients

21 Capital Partners

EMZ Partners

Liberty Group (GFG Alliance)

M80 Partners





Sparring Capital

Work highlights

  • Acted for Perwyn on the 40% capital acquisition of HEA Expertise from IDI.
  • Advised Novaxia and 4 of its investor funds on the financing of the construction of the ‘Wonder Building’ in Bagnolet, France.
  • Assisted EMZ Partners with its investment in the Faunché group.

France > Tax Tier 5

Moncey Avocats

Practice head(s):

Frédéric Bosc


‘Responsive, experienced, efficient and knowledgeable.’

‘The team is accomplished at coordinating complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions in a legally robust, but commercially aware manner. Excellent technical and project management skills and adept at horizon-scanning for the purposes of identifying in advance potential issues on the transaction.’

‘Frédéric Bosc is unique in my experience in terms of being a tax-focused partner who is capable of stepping back from the core technical issues to understand the commercial implications of tax risk in the context of delivering an overall favourable result for the client.’

‘Frédéric Bosc’s expertise is invaluable. He is dynamic, enterprising and responsive. He was able to operate in a complex M&A context.’

‘Excellent technical mastery of all issues and very good ability to liaise with the LBO team. Inspires confidence and builds confidence, which is essential in a matter such as taxation. Frédéric Bosc is an excellent tax lawyer, with a great ability to make the link between business issues and tax issues. Good anticipation of tax developments.’

‘Excellent tax team, very proactive and providing good advice. I was able to appreciate Frédéric Bosc’s listening skills, his sound advice, his ability to anticipate issues and propose innovative solutions.’

Key clients

Market Pay

EMZ Partners




M 80 Partners

Pixyz Software

Andera Partners


Sparring Capital

Alandia Industries

Coventya Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Pixyz Software and its founders on its sale to Unity.
  • Advised the managers on the disposal of Carrefour’s 60% stake in its Market Pay payments platform to AnaCap Financial Partners.
  • Assisted EMZ Partners with its investment in Fauché Group.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

New promising corporate boutique firm Moncey Avocats added solid dispute resolution capabilities, especially in the field of corporate litigation, as the highly regarded Philippe Lauzeral (former founding member of CVML where he headed the litigation and arbitration practice) joined at the end of 2021.

France > Private equity: LBO

Moncey Avocats was founded in April 2021 by a five-partner team including managing partner Frédéric Pinet, Frédéric Bosc, Guillaume Giuliani, Marie-Victoire James and David Malamed. Giuliani heads up the private equity/LBO practice, which acts for buyers and sellers on majority and minority investment transactions. Clients include French and foreign investment funds, family offices, corporate groups and managers.

Moncey Avocats is an independent law firm founded in April 2021 by a team of five experienced partners, namely Frédéric Pinet, David Malamed, Guillaume Giuliani, Frédéric Bosc and Marie-Victoire James, joined in 2022 by a sixth partner, Philippe Lauzeral. The firm comprises today around 30 professionals.

Areas of practice

Moncey Avocats focuses its practice on Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, Tax, Restructuring, Employment and Litigation. It provides a full-service one stop-shop offer for mid-cap LBO and M&A transactions as well as complex restructuring matters. Moncey’s client base comprises mainly investment funds, listed and unlisted companies, founders and management teams.
Frédéric  Bosc photo Frédéric Bosc  Frédéric Bosc specialises in the tax aspects of mergers & acquisitions…
Guillaume Giuliani photo Guillaume GiulianiGuillaume Giuliani is a partner within the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private…
Marie-Victoire James photo Marie-Victoire JamesMarie-Victoire James specialises in M&A and private equity transactions for investment funds,…
Philippe  Lauzeral photo Philippe LauzeralPhilippe Lauzeral has more than 25 years of experience in litigation, pre-litigation…
Frédéric  Pinet photo Frédéric PinetFrédéric Pinet’s expertise in mergers & acquisitions is renowned. He provides legal…
Partners : 6
Associates : 25

Moncey Avocats is a French independent law firm. For international and cross-border matters, Moncey Avocats has established strong ties with partner firms – a core network of independent firms from among the best in their respective jurisdictions.