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Private equity & merger-acquisition

The Private Equity & Merger-Acquisition team supports more specifically growth companies or investors.


Particularly in the following situations:

  • the execution of venture capital and private equity operations
  • the execution of merger-acquisition operations, group restructurings, build-ups and outflows of share capital
  • the structuring and negotiation of management package and employee shareholding mechanisms
  • the corporate law in general (legal follow-up, commercial contracts)
  • the patrimonial restructuring operations, with the support of the tax team and our partners
  • the structuring of private equity investment vehicles
  • the organization and approval of portfolio management companies

Our added value:

We have a specific approach when it comes to dealing with executives, companies and their shareholders. The key ideas behind this approach include:

  • a team dedicated to each matter or client
  • a role as coordinator and integrator of multi-disciplinary teams, in France and abroad;
  • a mobility of our teams throughout France and internationally keeping to deadlines
  • a “solutions” mentality and strong negotiating abilities
  • an IT platform to store, share and exchange information and documents developed by Oodrive for our law firm, in order to make it easier for our clients to monitor their matters and transactions
  • the capacity to support companies and funds on all corporate issues thanks to the support of our IP/IT, tax and employment teams
  • the ability to follow innovative companies in their growth and in their successive fundraising rounds up to the sale of their company
  • by choosing brunswick avocats, you join our community of entrepreneurs, experts and business partners, in which we :
    – initiate and promote relations between our clients and partners, which is a source of opportunities for everyone, in all types of formats
    – propose training sessions for your teams
    – Provide you with a number of practical services facilitating our collaboration (meeting-rooms, electronic storage of contracts and legal acts, hotline, etc.)



Option Droit & Affaires

classement option-droits & affaires Private equity Venture capital / innovation capital
classement option-droits & affaires Private equity LBO operations up to €50M
classement option-droits & affaires Private equity Funds structuring
classement option-droits & affaires M&A Operations up tp €200M


classement decideurs Private equity Venture capital operations Excellent 2
classement decideurs Private equity Growth capital operations High reputation
classement decideurs Private equity Lower mid & small Cap law firms advising on LBO operations Renowned practice
classement decideurs Private equity Funds structuring High reputation
classement decideurs Biotechnology Venture capital operations Excellent 1
classement decideurs Biotechnology Capital operations, joint-ventures and corporate Renowned practice
classement decideurs M&A Operations up tp €75M Excellent 2
classement decideurs Financial strategies and tax Funds structuring Excellent 2

Capital Finance

les echos capital finance Private Equity Venture capital 5th (volume)
les echos capital finance Private Equity Venture capital 9th (value)

IFLR 1000

classement iflr 1000 Financial and Corporate – France Private equity Tier 5
classement iflr 1000 Financial and Corporate – France M&A Recommended

Best Lawyers in France

classement bestlawyers France Venture capital Recommended

Private Equity & Merger and acquisition law lawyer


Aude Idris 

Aude Idris

Christine Leger 

Christine Léger