Corporate, Mergers and acquisitions, capital investment (capital risk, capital development, capital transmission (LBO))
Corporate, M&A, Capital Investment is a core practice of Gordon S. Blair and our experts have experience representing public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and other investors in complex M&A transactions and provide ongoing advice and guidance on all corporate law matters.
Our team is regularly involved in cross-border transactions and/or group restructuration in relation with structures located in Monaco and France.
To ensure that our clients receive the comprehensive service they need, professionals from our other practice groups, such as tax, employment law, real estate, commercial law and IP/IT, regularly second and support the M&A team.
Partner – COO
Before joining Gordon S Blair, Gilbert has been involved in a wide range of experiences in financial consulting, banking activities and corporate restructuring, in France and abroad.
He heads the banking and financial practice and as such he managed acquisition projects including global assistance on all legal matters: corporate, regulatory, labour law, tax, etc.
He is also involved into complex cross border planning activities for successions and wills.
David de Pariente
David is a seasoned corporate lawyer with strong expertise in complex negotiation processes.
His pratice is primarily focused on advising private corporates and notably, family businesses.
He regularly assists his clients with their key investments and development projects whether in France or abroad and provides assistance with the management of shareholders’ and financial partners’ relationships.
In addition, he is a leading market player in the structuring and negotiation of management packages.
David also has extensive experience in the media industry notably, print media. He was a board member of the following press companies : SOCPRESSE (Le Figaro, L’Express…), LA VOIX DU NORD and NICE MATIN.
Edouard has extensive international and domestic corporate expertise, including substantial experience advising on complex restructurings (typically with a cross-border element), joint-ventures, financings and general corporate/commercial transactions, as well as corporate governance issues.
His practice spans many sectors, including shipping, energy/oil and gas, chemicals, yachting, professional practices, life sciences, technology and media .
Edouard also advises in respect of general corporate & commercial issues.
Geoffroy has been practicing over the last 10 years within international law firms in Spain, France, Switzerland and Monaco. He advises family-owned groups and companies on mergers and acquisition transactions as well as joint ventures, growth transactions and restructuring. Geoffroy also specializes on family organization and trusts and estate matters and notably international marriage and succession planning.
Elizaveta Billiet is specialised in Monegasque and French banking and finance law.
Elizaveta has been practicing for over 10 years in international law firms and banks in Russia, France and Monaco.
She has significant expertise in corporate finance and structured finance transactions, as well as in real estate and project financing. She advises banks and corporate entities on the negotiation, setting up and restructuring of their financing transactions.
She also advises on all regulatory matters in connection with setting up funds, management companies or credit institutions in Monaco.
Before joining Gordon S. Blair, Elizaveta obtained an extensive experience in banking and finance law working for Monegasque and French international law firms as well as within the Russian market, particularly in commercial banking.