Corporate - M&A

FONTAINE Avocats assists its clients, listed and unlisted companies, along with their executives and shareholders, familial or professional investors, during their development and external growth operations.

The firm has special expertise in the services sector (finance, communication, IT), real estate, advanced technology industries and Defence.

The firm develops its expertise in the following areas:

Mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate law for listed and unlisted companies, financial reporting of listed companies

• Transaction structuring
• Drafting and negotiation of contractual legal documentation relating to transactions and their funding
• Corporate law transactions

Securities law :

• IPOs
• Takeover bids - Public exchange offers
• Securities issues with a public offering or private placement
• Shareholders' agreements
• Relations with stock market authorities

Private equity :

• Negotiation and drafting of investment protocols, shareholders' agreements
• Liquidity operations for founding shareholders or investors

Securities litigation :

• Assistance in the framework of administrative and criminal proceedings in relation to breaches, market abuse, market offences

Restructuring of listed and unlisted companies :

• Renegotiation with lenders and debt restructuring, particularly in the context of ad hoc mandates or conciliations