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Winston & Strawn LLP
75008 PARIS
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Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant focuses her practice in a variety of areas including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, corporate restructurings, investments, corporate governance, finance and other general corporate matters. She represents publicly and privately held companies in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, recapitalizations, and debt finance transactions. Her practice involves the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts and services agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Julie spent a total of eight years serving as an attorney for a United Kingdom law firm and a French law firm and another three years as the in-house counsel for an industry group.


Julie received her LLB, with honors, from the Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. She also earned her M.A. in corporate and tax law, with honors, from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University.

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France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Winston & Strawn LLP covers all key aspects of the healthcare sector in a cross-disciplinary manner, with a particular focus on advisory, litigation and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and private equity. The team has been handling several large and complex cross-border transactions, such as the €447m restructuring of Ascendis Health or the €900m tentative acquisition of a medtech group by an SBF 120 client. Department head Gilles Bigot leads the team which includes Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant, Jean-Patrice Labautière and Sara Susnjar, who have expertise in acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, recapitalisations, restructuring, and debt finance transactions.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Santé et sciences de la vie

Winston & Strawn LLP couvre toutes les problématiques juridiques stratégiques propres au secteur de la santé, en conseil et en contentieux. L’équipe intervient notamment dans des opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de capital-investissement. Elle s’est récemment illustrée par sa présence dans plusieurs transactions internationales importantes et complexes ; telles que la restructuration d’Ascendis Health pour un montant de 447 millions d’euros et le projet d’acquisition d’un groupe de technologies médicales pour 900 millions d’euros par un client du SBF 120. La pratique est dirigée par  Gilles Bigot et comprend Julie Vern Cesano-GouffrantJean-Patrice Labautière et Sara Susnjar. Ils interviennent dans des opérations d’acquisition, de cession, de LBO, de partenariat, de recapitalisation, de restructuration et de financement obligataire.

Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

Winston & Strawn LLP intervient dans des opérations de dimensions nationale et internationale et de toutes les tailles. La pratique est dirigée par Jérôme Herbet et comprend notamment  Jérôme Herbet et comprend notamment  Jean-Patrice Labautière , Nicola Di Giovanni , Sara Susnjar   et Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant  .