Patrick acts for companies, industrial and service groups, private equity investment funds and directors and managers of groups which are acquired by private equity investments funds.
His experience covers corporate mergers, business acquisitions and divestitures in both domestic and cross-border transactions, build-ups for French and foreign entities and individuals. He advises on all corporate legal aspects of M&A, private equity transactions and investment funds.
Patrick advises on fund formation, on private equity and debt investment funds (FIPS, FPS, SLP, LP) as well as investors subscribing to such funds.
Patrick advises clients on the full spectrum of investments and dispositions in the investment lifecycle. He provides advice on equity finance operation, leveraged buy-outs (LBO) and leveraged management buy-outs (LMBO), roll-ups and exits such as refinancings, restructurings, mergers, share or asset sales, contributions and executive/salaried employees' profit-sharing schemes in the context of operations associating them with investment funds. Patrick is also experienced in post-acquisition build-up transactions.
Patrick speaks French and English and is a member of the Paris and Quebec (Canada) bars.