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46 ans


Responsable juridique

Expériences professionnelles


Société de Conseil et de Management de Transition

Business lawyer - Independent practitioner

Jan 2014 - Avr 2019


  • Legal advisor on general business issues, for SMEs and large companies, startups, investors and investment funds, covering mainly their structuring, their organisation, the relations between their shareholders, their financing (including sharecapital increases) and their expansion (including business contracts, joint-ventures and management packages)
  • Advisor, Mentor or Lecturer for several incubators or entrepreneurship structures (Nextstars, La Javaness, Lafayette Plug & Play, La Ruche, Le Cantillon)
  • Legal project manager for a group of leading investment funds

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent Law firm

Business lawyer

Jan 2001 - Aujourd'hui


Concluded and implemented over 30 M&A transactions, ranging from €10 M to €3 bn in enterprise value, covering every step of the deal: negotiations with senior management, legal and tax structuring, management of audit processes, merger-control filings, drafting (sale agreements, reps & warranties, financings (debt & equity), shareholders agreements, management packages, corporate decisions, etc.) and follow-up, management of diverse teams

(2012-today) : Of Counsel

(Jan 2011) : Cerebrovascular accident: despite its initial acuteness, the accident has no professional consequence

(2008-2011 : Partner

(2001-2008) : Associate

Key transactions :

  • Acquisition of a majority ownership in MSS (Hospitals - €180 M turnover) for Bridgepoint (investment fund)
  • Advised Axa Private Equity (investment fund) on the management of its investment in Saur (water and waste treatment–€1.5 bn turnover): re-negotiation, drafting and implementation of the shareholders relationships and sale of a minority investment
  • Sale of a of a majority ownership and financing of the Vedici group (Hospitals-€350 M turnover) for the founders and managers and for Apax Partners (investment fund)
  • Advised the Moulin family for the acquisition of the control of Groupe Galeries Lafayette (€5 bn turnover): Drafted and analysed multiple takeover options and, during implementation, coordinated a team of 10 lawyers covering contracts (shareholders agreements and financing with BNP Paribas), stock exchange regulations (tender offer), competition and labour law
  • Advised France Active (Investors in the social sector-15.000 jobs financed) : Devised a legal structure to allow financing of the social sector by employee savings funds and obtained the change in the French Labor Code necessary for its implementation; negotiated and implemented a key restructuring of shareholders rights


Financial Analyst

Jan 1999 - Oct 1999

France / UK

Investment Banking

(Valuation and deal execution)



Avocat au barreau de Paris



2007     INSEAD; Singapore/France - MBA

1997     leading French business school; France - HEC; Specialization in Strategy and Finance

1996     Queen Mary & Westfield College; United Kingdom - English law

1994     Université Paris II Assas; France - Master's in law

     Awarded with distinction (top 5%)



Francais : Langue maternelle

Anglais : Niveau avancé