the firm awards

Rankings and Records

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The Client’s Guide 2019 :
  • Leading firm in Private Equity
  • Leading firm in Corporate / M&A
  • Leading firm in Competition / European Law
  • Leading firm in Restructuring / Insolvency
  • Leading firm in Sport
What they say...
"They are extremely dynamic, fully involved on the deals and very available"

"Extremely dynamic, fully involved in our deal and very available"

"Whatever the situation, they can handle it"
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French Legal Market Overview 2019
  • Ranked among the best law Firms in the Private Equity, M&A, Banking & Finance categories
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Edition EMEA 2019

Recommended firm for :

  • Private Equity – LBO
  • M&A
  • Banking & Finance
  • Insolvency
  • Competition
  • Tax
  • Employment
  • Sport

 

What they say...
“Strong commitment on transactions”
“Very efficient corporate lawyers”
“Efficiency on small and mid-cap deals, especially in a difficult environnement”
BestLawyers
  • Olivier Tordjman elected Best Lawyer 2018 in the categories : Private Equity & Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt restructurings, Banking, Insolvency & Reorganization law,
  • Alain Levy elected Best Lawyer 2017 in the categories : Finance & Private Equity
  • David Ayache elected Best Lawyer 2017 in the categories : Venture Capital
  • Bernard Ayache elected Best Lawyer 2017 in the categories : Corporate, Private Equity & Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Denis Salama elected Best Lawyer 2017 in the categories : Real Estate & Insolvency
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Classement des cabinets d’avocats, Private Equity Magazine (Avril 2016)
  • Among the top 20 in the category « Advising in LBO/CAP-DEV >200 M€ »
  • Among the top 10 in the category « Advising Lenders in LBO »
  • Among the top 10 in the category « Restructuring »
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Collection Guide Annuaire 2019: Capital Investment
  • Firm ranked as « Indispensable » for its activity in Mid Cap LBO
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » for its activity in Growth Capital
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » for its activity in venture capital
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » for its activity in management advice
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » for its expertise in Acquisition Finance
Collection Guide Annuaire 2018: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » for the operations between 75 and 500 M€
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in distressed M&A / work outs
Collection Guide Annuaire 2018 : Transactions & deals
  • Firm ranked as « Indispensable » in LBO Funds – Mid Cap activity
  • Firm ranked as « Highly recommended » in Management Advice
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in Deals between €75 and €500m
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in Merger Control
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in Corporate Tax (Transactions)
Collection Guide Annuaire 2019: Litigation & arbitration
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in merger Control
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in high risk litigation and employment law with a criminal element
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in competition & antitrust litigation
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » for its Financial Litigation activity
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » for its Commercial Litigation activity
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » in distribution law and restrictive practices
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » in mediation
  • Firm ranked as « Renowned experts » in Criminal Business Law
Collection Guide Annuaire 2019: Employment and Human Ressources
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in employment law issues related to M&A transactions & employment audits
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » in collective bargaining and labour relations
  • Firm ranked as « Highly regarded » in restructurings, human capital reorganizations and related labour union disputes
  • Firm ranked as « Renowned experts » in expatriation and mobility
Collection Guide Annuaire 2019: Strategy – restructuring
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » in insolvency activity
Collection Guide Annuaire 2018: Media & Entertainment
  • Firm ranked as « Indispensable » in sports law
Collection Guide Annuaire 2018: Tax and Finance
  • Firm ranked as « Renowned Experts » for its activity in litigation Tax and wealth tax
  • Firm ranked as « Renowned Experts » in Banking & Finance
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » for its Tax expertise in LBO
  • Firm ranked as « Excellent » for its Tax expertise in business operations
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Law firm ranking in LBO : deals 50-300M€ (2019)
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Law firm ranking in management advice in LBO operations (2019)
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Law firm ranking in reorganisations and related collective dispute (2019)
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Law firm ranking in financial difficultiues and debt renegociation (2019)
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Law firm ranking in Post-acquisition litigations (2019)
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Law firm ranking – Insolvency (2019)
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Law firm ranking in White Collar crime (2019)
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Law firm ranking in Mergers & Acquisitions < 200M€ (2018)
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Law firm ranking in tax aspects on transactions (2017)
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Law Firm ranking in tax litigation (2017)
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Design Strategies Grand Prix
  • Design Strategies Grand Prix award in the Branding Category, for the remodeling of the firm’s identity (2013)
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Opera Prize
  • Special Jury Price in the category « wish card » (2015)
  • Opera Prize in the “branding” category as a reward for the remodeling of the firm’s identity (2013)
  • Opera Prize in the “branding” category as a reward for the remodeling of the firm’s identity (2013)