Corporate – Mergers & Acquisitions

Ydes’ Corporate – M&As team can lead your financing, sale, merger, external growth and restructuring projects, in close cooperation with Private Equity Funds, ,, Company management and shareholders.

Recognised for our expertise in Private Equity and fund raising, our lawyers are experts in equity transactions, LBOs and   structured financing.

Our expertise in setting up and negotiating management packages also enables us to provide independent support to managers in their  acquisitions of companies alongside investment funds, and to manage the related tax governance issues.

Our  track record in these  sectors include listed companies, multinationals and start-ups in their seed phase, fund raising or refinancing. Ydes is listed in Legal 500 and IFLR, particularly in midcap.


Our expertise

  • Companies – Mergers / Acquisitions /   Change of control / Restructuring / Disposal of assets
  • Equity transactions / Fund raising / L(M)BO / Structured finance and seed capital
  • Corporate governance and management security
  • Business  incorporation/ Joint Ventures
  • Day-to-day corporate  management
  • Restructuring
  • Commercial and industrial agreements


The team

With nearly 40 paralegal and paralegal lawyers in four locations in France, our corporate teams are agile, focused on strategy and goal achievement, with determination, pragmatism and inventiveness, as entrepreneurial partners of our clients.

We work in English, with the logistical and technical support of our international networks of more than 8,000 legal and tax specialists in 100 countries, of which Ydes is an active member.