Meet the team


  • Advising the German discount distribution leader ALDI on the € 735m acquisition of LEADER PRICE in France from CASINO, i.e. the acquisition of approximately 600 stores, as well as warehouses, etc.
  • Advised Cegid for the acquisition of ACA SOFTWARE, a company which offers flow management solutions in SaaS mode.
  • Advised the group RENAULT on a joint venture with a specialist in electric mobility and solar energy to create MOBILIZE which will provide turnkey recharging solutions to help companies developing their fleets of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.


Team Services

ADVANT Altana’s M&A team handles complex and innovative domestic as well as cross-border M&A transactions.

We deliver strategic, tactical and technical advice to French and international companies of all sizes, whether listed or private, in their investment, growth and restructuring strategies.

Our areas of expertise cover a broad spectrum and include:

  • Domestic and multi-jurisdictional M&A,
  • Take-over bids,
  •  Joint-Ventures and strategic partnerships,
  • Corporate reorganization,
  • Spin-offs / Carve-outs,
  • Corporate governance,
  • Post-acquisition litigation.

The M&A team is featured in Décideurs (“Excellent” in transactions from €75M to €500M) and Legal 500. In October 2019, it was awarded, for the seventh year in a row, a 4-star ranking for M&A transactions up to €200M by Option Finance / Option Droit & Affaires.


Awards and Recognition

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2022

Mergers & Acquisitions - Tier 4