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    • Our Expertise

      Capital Markets and Tender Offers, Securities Law, Corporate Law, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Capital Markets
    • Securities Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Private Equity
    • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Capital Markets transactions and Tender Offers

    Lexelians law firm advises issuers and investment banks as part of the following types of financial transactions:

    • IPOs
    • Capital increases
    • Issues of securities (bonds, warrants, convertible bonds, OCEANE, ORNANE …)
    • Tender offers
    • Debt restructurings

    Our approach involves:

    • a great responsiveness and availability, essential for market transactions, combined to entrepreneurship and pragmatism;
    • a great rigor that comes from numerous years of work in the first class law firms;
    • our ability to manage transactions: we call upon the skills of other experts to ensure that every transaction is fully covered;
    • our ability to deal with complex issues: we work on innovative cross-border transactions with our network partners if necessary, including US and English law aspects.

    Laurent Beauvoit managed more than a hundred of financial transactions for issuers or investment banks account.

    Recently, for the third year in a row, LEXELIANS law firm ranked No. 1 in High Reputation of law firms’ Capital Markets Equities and Convertibles – Smid Caps in the magazine Décideurs – Leaders League (January 2017). Having previously worked in first class French and Anglo-Saxon firms, Laurent Beauvoit received several awards, including the Award of the magazine Décideur of the “Rising Team in Capital Markets”. He is also recommended by several professional journals. The Legal 500 Paris recommends Laurent Beauvoit “for the quality of its support among the companies listed on Alternext. Laurent Beauvoit is also involved in operations on equity markets and in the monitoring of listed companies. He has recently released several operations for Diaxonhit”.

    Recent deals

    Issue of GECI

    June 30, 2017
    9 M € Issuers

    Issue of ORNANE

    May 26, 2017
    20.7M € Deal

    Bond issue

    January 1, 2017
    10M € Corporate and securities law

    Financing of the acquisition of Eurobio

    January 1, 2017
    28,9M € Corporate and securities law

    Capital increase

    August 25, 2016
    10M € Corporate and securities law

    Private placement

    May 1, 2016
    2M€ et 4M€ Corporate and securities law advisor on several occasions: May 2016, June

    Tender offer launched by Campari

    March 1, 2016
    680M € Securities law advisor of Grand

    Capital increase with a tax incentive

    May 1, 2015
    Corporate and securities law advisor on several occasions : November 2015, May 2015, May

    Securities Law

    LEXELIANS law firm advises its clients on the following missions:

    • Drafting legal and corporate sections of the annual report (or reference document);
    • Monitoring the reporting obligations to the market authorities and the market;
    • Validating the ongoing financial communication;
    • Establishing and monitoring the liquidity agreement;
    • Establishing insider policy; monitoring the insiders list;
    • Monitoring managers’ trading notices;
    • Liaising with the AMF and Euronext.

    Listed clients both on Euronext and Alternext are operating in the various areas of industry such as new technologies, cleantech, medtech, biotech, greentech, healthcare or luxe.

    Corporate Law

    LEXELIANS law firm advises listed and non-listed companies on the following missions:

    • Auditing and monitoring corporate governance practices;
    • Establishing corporate calendar in coordination with the company;
    • Ensuring the secretary of the corporate meetings (shareholders, board of directors, committees …) and preparing support documents for such meetings;
    • Establishing management packages;
    • Implementing and monitoring legal incentive plans for employees (stock options, free shares, founders warrants and employees share-schemes).

    Our clients are operating in the various areas of industry such as new technologies, cleantech, medtech, biotech, greentech, healthcare, cinema industry or luxe.

    Private Equity

    Responsive to our clients’ needs and objectives, our team brings targeted solutions regardless of the complexity of the matter at hand. Our assistance covers private equity including the preparation and negotiation of documents necessary for the realization of investment operations such as:

    • Structuring the private equity transaction;
    • Drafting and negotiating the contractual documentation, i.e. shareholders’ agreements, non-disclosure agreements, letter of intent, representations and warranties, etc;
    • Drafting corporate documentation for the issuance of securities;
    • Managing data – rooms and legal due diligence.

    LEXELIANS law firm provides assistance to its clients at all stages of the investment process from creating to exiting funds, including the build-up and consolidation stages. We also provide advice to financial institutions involved in financing and refinancing private equity transactions.

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    We have a fully integrated practice that covers mergers, sales and acquisitions of companies. Lexelians expertise includes:

    • Structuring merger, acquisition and sale transactions;
    • Managing data – rooms and due diligence;
    • Drafting and negotiating contractual documentation, i.e. non-disclosure agreements, letter of intent, SPA, representations and warranties, shareholders’ agreements, financing contracts;
    • Drafting corporate documentation for the issuance of securities.