Carole Degonse focuses her practice on leveraged buyout (LBO) and merger & acquisition (M&A) transactions.
Carole advises management teams in the structuring/restructuring of their management incentives in connection with leveraged management buyout (LMBO) and leveraged management buy-in (LMBI) transactions. She has represented top executives in initial public offerings (IPOs) valued up to €7 billion, as well as private equity funds in numerous acquisitions and build-up transactions. Carole also concentrates on corporate matters and has experience in venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. She counsels listed and non-listed companies on acquisitions and on the implementation of investment-type incentive schemes comparable to those of a private equity investor.
Carole teaches restructuring law, security and properties law and contract law at Université de Sceaux, Paris-Sud XI School of law. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a partner at other leading international law firms.
Served as lead counsel for a management team that acquired a retail group from a leader in accessories in a sponsor-less transaction (carve out and restructuring aspects)
Served as lead counsel for the management team of a group focusing on gas industry and civil work in the context of an LBO transaction, the refinancing of the group and a build-up transaction in Europe
Served as lead counsel for a private equity fund in the context of the acquisition of Germany-based group focusing on automotive equipment and the sale of one of the portfolio company of said private equity fund
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