Édouard Baladès - McDermott Will & Emery


Édouard Baladès focuses his practice on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on leveraged buyouts and public M&A transactions.

He advises French and international companies, private equity funds, founders and managers on acquisition, fund raising and disposal transactions.


  • Advised the board of the ad hoc committee of Vallourec’s RCF lenders (including BNP Paribas, Natixis, BFCM) on the financial restructuring of the group, a world leader in the manufacture of steel tubes and tubular solutions for the oil and gas markets*
  • Advised Tokheim Services Group and its shareholders on the sale to HLD of, directly and indirectly, 100% of the share capital and voting rights of TSG, on a valuation basis close to EUR 500 million*
  • Advised French private equity group Equistone Partners Europe on the LBO acquisition of the Accès Industrie group, with a mix of equity and third-party funding*

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INSEEC Business School, Master 2, Business Law Tax Law and Management, 2009
University d’Evry Val d’Essonne, Master 2, Merger Acquisitions and Financing, 2009
University d’Evry Val d’Essonne, Master 1, Business and Tax Law, 2008