Agathe Soilleux > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
2 RUE DE LA BAUME
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Corporate, M&A and Private Equity

Position

Partner

Career

Agathe Soilleux is a Corporate partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges. She acts on a wide variety of corporate transactions, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions involving public companies. Her practice also focuses on corporate reorganizations (including spin-offs and carve-outs) as well as capital market and securities regulations matters. Agathe Soilleux has been involved in numerous cash and exchange tender offers, both friendly and unsolicited. She also advises companies on corporate and governance issues.

Agathe Soilleux graduated from the French business school Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC Paris) in 1994, and in 1996, she graduated with a Master of Law from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas. She has been admitted to the Paris Bar since 1997.

Languages

French, English

Memberships

Paris bar

Education

DIP – HEC Business School (1994)
MGR – Universite Paris II (1996)

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP intervient dans des opérations complexes, de dimensions nationale et internationale. Le cabinet développe une pratique particulièrement diversifiée, couvrant les opérations cotées et non cotées, les réorganisations d’entreprise, ainsi que les dossiers d’OPA hostile ou amicale. Le cabinet est impliqué dans des opérations de taille moyenne et de grande envergures. Il a récemment été sollicité pour intervenir dans de grandes restructurations d’entreprises. La pratique est dirigée par Claude Serra qui est entouré d’Yannick PietteArthur de Baudry d’AssonFrédéric Salat-Baroux et Agathe Soilleux. Benjamin de Blégiers a rejoint Clifford Chance en avril 2019.

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP specialises in complex domestic cross-border transactions and has a varied practice, including public and private M&A, corporate reorganisations, friendly and hostile public takeovers and anti-takeover defences. Transactions in the upper mid-cap and large-cap segment of the market are the group’s mainstay. The recent workload has seen an uptick in work on the corporate aspects of major restructurings. Claude Serra directs the practice. Other names to note are Yannick PietteArthur de Baudry d’AssonFrédéric Salat-Baroux and Agathe SoilleuxBenjamin de Blégiers joined from Clifford Chance in April 2019.