Sofiya Kachan focuses her practice on corporate mergers & acquisitions and private equity matters. She has a wealth of experience advising French and international clients on a wide range of transactions including disposals and reorganizations.
She is a skilled counsel in capital markets, advising both national and global companies on initial public offerings, capital increase and debt issuance transactions.
Represented Amundi Private Equity Funds and a consortium of investors, including Unexo, Bpifrance and Ouest Croissance, on the acquisition of The Reefer Group
Represented Diagenode, a European developer and manufacturer of molecular diagnostic assays and epigenetics products, in connection with its acquisition by the Nasdaq-listed company Hologic for approximately US$159 million
Represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of sports marketing business (Lagardère Sports) from Lagardère Group*
Represented La Française des Jeux, the fourth-largest lottery company in the world, in its privatization and the launch of its initial public offering on the Compartment A of Euronext Paris*
Represented Saur group in connection with its acquisition by EQT Infrastructure III from Holding d’Infrastructures des Métiers de l’Environnement, one of the leading companies specializing in management of drinking water and sanitation*
Represented a global logistics company in its attempted €1,6 billion initial public offering on the Compartment A of Euronext Paris*
Represented Blackstone in connection with its acquisition of Averys group, specializing in industrial racking solutions and generating over €700 million in revenues, from Equistone Partners Europe*
Represented E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. in its divestiture of selected subsidiaries and assets through an auction process resulting from its $130 billion merger with The Dow Chemical Company*
Institut Français des Administrateurs, Legal Committee, Member
Sciences Po Paris, Master’s Degree in Business Law, 2011
Columbia Law School, New York City, Certificate of Achievement, 2011
Sciences Po Paris, Master’s Degree in Economic Law, 2010
Sciences Po Paris, Bachelor of Arts, Major in Political Science and Law, 2009
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