Advisor to Suez for the public offer for Electrabel, the related jumbo capital increase and a number acquisitions, divestitures and strategic combinations.

Advisor to the French State and book runner for the floatation of EDF, the inception through a three way merger of Areva.

A number of M&A transactions with CEA-Industrie and Areva.

Alternative energy: sale of Photowatt by ATS Automation to EDF.


Acquisitions by McCormick of Ducros from EBS, by TetraLaval of Sidel (public offer). Arcelor (privatization, sale of PUM to Saint-Gobain).


IPOs of 9 Cegetel, Pagesjaunes, Wanadoo.

Large deal flow including transactions with Vivendi /Canal+, France Telecom, Lagardère, CLT-UFA, Bull.

Real Estate & Infrastructure

Advisor to Metrovacesa for its public offer for Gecina and SFL for its combination with Colonial. Advisor of Unibail for the acquisition of Exposium from Cinven.

Advisor to ASF for its combination with Vinci.


Merger of three listed holdings of the Lazard group resulting in the inception of Eurazéo.

Crédit Agricole: IPO, acquisition of a 10% stake in Crédit Lyonnais, followed by its outright acquisition. Acquisition of Finaref from PPR.

Aerospace & Defense

Advisor to the French State and book runner for the floatation of SNECMA. Advisor for the evolution of the shareholding structure of Thales, DCN.


Other clients advised include, Casino, BioMérieux (IPO) and a number of Private Equity firms.