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Olivier Genevois, a Partner in the Dentons’ Paris office, specializes in Private Equity and M&A, with a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional transactions. Olivier is head of the Corporate M&A group in the Paris office and is co-head of the cross-border M&A practice in Europe.
Within the Private Equity industry, Olivier has over 20 years’ experience in the creation of investment funds and asset management companies. He assists management teams in regulatory, tax and governance matters, and advises funds on their primary investments (LBO, MBO). He also acts for French and foreign funds of funds in connection with their primary investments and secondary operations.
Olivier also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and is specialized in leading multi-jurisdictional operations. He regularly advises international pharmaceutical groups and worldwide actors in the chemical, metals and mining industries in their investments and divestments. Olivier also assists energy companies and developers in their investments in renewable energies (solar, wind, biomass) or in the sale of assets or portfolios of assets in these fields.
Joined Dentons (formerly Salans) in 1995
Admitted to the Paris Bar, 1995
Dentons’ representative at France Invest (formerly AFIC)
Dentons’ representative at Invest Europe (EVCA)
University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, DEA. in Business and Economics Laws (1992)
University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, Maîtrise in Business and Tax Laws (1991)
Dentons dispose d’un large effectif d’une trentaine d’avocats qui assistent des entreprises françaises et internationales. L’équipe intervient notamment dans les secteurs de la santé, du luxe, du tourisme, de l’énergie, de l’industrie et de l’agroalimentaire. Elle traite des opérations de dimensions nationale et internationale. La pratique parisienne peut s’appuyer sur un réseau international particulièrement performant. L’équipe est dirigée par Olivier Genevois et a renforcé ses rangs en mars 2020 suite au recrutement de Guillaume Kessler (ex Orrick Rambaud Martel ).
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Derivatives and structured finance
- Industry focus: Luxury goods
- Industry focus: Telecoms
- Intellectual property: Patents
- Project finance
- Banking and finance: transactional work
- Dispute resolution: International arbitration
- Industry focus: Energy
- Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
- Private equity: Fund formation
- Real estate
- Mergers and acquisitions
- EU, competition and distribution