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*
Advised Parquest Capital and the minority shareholders of Homeperf Group on the sale to Sapio Group of a majority stake in Homeperf Group, on a valuation basis close to EUR 105 million, through a French newly incorporated company Sapio Santé France.*
Advised French private midcap specialized Pechel Industries Partenaires, the management company of Pechel Industries IV FPCI, on its acquisition of around 40% of the share capital of Grand Large Yachting*
Advised Engie, acting through its wholly-owned subsidiary GDF International, on the acquisition, on a valuation basis close to 100M€, of a majority stake in Electro Power Systems, an Italian based group listed on Euronext Paris providing hydrogen-based systems for energy storage*
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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
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