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Patrick Mousset

T: +33 1 44 15 80 78 M: +33 6 83 39 01 03 Email Patrick | Vcard Office: Paris

Awards

Leading Firm - The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Leading Firm - The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Option Droit et Affaires

Option Droit et Affaires

Private Equity Magazine

Private Equity Magazine

Patrick Mousset Partner

Contact details

Patrick Mousset

Patrick Mousset
Partner

T: +33 1 44 15 80 78 M: +33 6 83 39 01 03 Email Patrick | Vcard Office: Paris

A corporate partner with particular expertise in private equity and LBO transactions, management package, venture capital and ​M&A. Patrick is well known for his excellent knowledge of the French market. He heads the corporate team in Paris and is recognised in the major French and UK legal directories.
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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.

  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Corporate
  • Employment, pensions and incentives
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Rocamat

Advised an investment fund on the acquisition of the leading French specialist in the extraction and transformation of natural stone for the construction industry.

Gras Savoye

Advised the top management of leading French broker, Gras Savoye, with regard to its investment and the sale of its shareholding to Willis Europe.

Jardiland

Advised the new management in relation to its investment in Jardiland, leading French distributor of garden and pet animal products.

Concrete specialist

Advised the management of the leading European industrial group specialising in design and the manufacture of pre-case concrete products, on the group's financial restructuration and the negotiation of a new management package.

Les Petits Chaperons Rouges

Advising the founder of LCPR Group (les Petits Chaperons Rouges), pioneer in employer-sponsored nurseries and the number 2 private operator in the French nursery market, on the sale of his shareholding to Eurazeo, BPIfrance and the LCPR's CEO.

Coriance

Advising the management of Coriance Group, French operator of a portfolio of 29 regulated district heating concessions and provider of energy services in France, with regard to its acquisition by First State Investments, the asset management division of the commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Joint venture IDI

Advised on a joint venture between IDI and Franco Compania Naviera SA, relating to the acquisition and operation of bulk carrier vessels.

School acquisition

Advised on several acquisitions of specialised private schools in the higher education sector, privately controlled by investment funds or natural persons.

General corporate advice

Advising companies and individuals in the setting-up of companies or investment funds, and on any corporate matters related to their activities.

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Gras Savoye

Advised the top management of leading French broker, Gras Savoye, with regard to its investment and the sale of its shareholding to Willis Europe.

Jardiland

Advised the new management in relation to its investment in Jardiland, a leading French distributor of garden and pet animal products.

Concrete specialist

Advised the management of the leading European industrial group specialising in design and the manufacture of pre-case concrete products, on the group's financial restructuration and the negotiation of a new management package.

More: Employment, pensions and incentives

CPI

Advised minority shareholders regarding equity and quasi equity investment in CPI Group, European leader for monochrome book printing.

French group restructuring

Advised multiple shareholders with respect to the restructuring of a French group under LBO.

Belmert/Rocamat

Advised an investment fund on the acquisition of the leading French specialist in the extraction and transformation of natural stone for the construction industry.

Chinese investors

Advising the group Hunan Jinwang on their acquisition of a bismuth production plant in France, its first investment in Europe.  The multi million Euro transaction involved structuring a complex asset deal handling issues in a restructuring and near insolvency process.

More: Restructuring and insolvency

  • Funds and financial services

CapDecisif

Advised on the creation of the €45 million venture capital fund, CapDecisif Management III.

Private equity company

Advising on the restructuring of shareholding.

Portfolio company

Advised a portfolio company with respect to the change of shareholding and of key individuals.

More: Funds and financial services

Awards

Leading Firm - The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Leading Firm - The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Option Droit et Affaires

Option Droit et Affaires

Private Equity Magazine

Private Equity Magazine

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