Practice areas Mergers
& Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions is one of the firm's three main practice areas. The team has first-rate expertise and assists its clients - major French and international industrial groups, institutional investors and investment funds - in all their strategic operations: external growth, divestitures, partnerships and reorganizations, both in France and abroad. The team is notably active in the following sectors: transportation, telecoms, energy, banking and insurance, agribusiness, health and real estate.


  1. 01

    Acquisitions and disposals of groups of companies and assets

  2. 02

    Strategic partnerships, joint ventures and shareholders' agreements

  3. 03

    Equity transactions and reorganizations (mergers, spin-offs, contributions)

  4. 04

    Private equity, venture capital, companies’ turnarounds and management packages

  5. 05

    Stock Exchange Law and Governance

  6. 06

    Collective investment in real estate

  7. 07

    Partner disputes and post-acquisition litigation


  1. LEGAL 500
    EMEA 2023

  2. Lacourte Raquin Tatar has recently overseen high-calibre transactions within the banking and finance, transport/infrastructure and real estate sectors, among others. The department is led by Serge Tatar, who is likewise adept within the beverage and infrastructure fields and runs a workload spanning M&A, joint ventures, strategic partnerships and cross-border deals from both an inbound and outbound perspective; he is supported by Nicolas Jüllich, well-versed in spin-offs and demergers, as well as Renaud Rossa whose track record includes deals throughout Europe and Africa. Guillaume Roche rounds off the four-partner team, counting the corporate governance of listed companies among his key fields of expertise.

    EUROPE 2023

  4. Lacourte Raquin Tatar demonstrates solid capabilities in the corporate field. The law firm frequently handles matters involving African jurisdictions. Its wide-ranging expertise encompasses joint ventures, acquisitions and reorganisations. The team boasts noteworthy expertise in real estate deals. The clients benefit from the close collaboration with the firm's tax department. The lawyers advise companies across a variety of sectors, including TMT, banking, and food and drink.

    One client comments: "They are easy to work with and are very good lawyers."