Legal 500 EMEA 2016 Mergers & Acquisitions: Group 3
Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent provides ‘very sound advice and creative solutions’. The 12-lawyer team advises a longstanding client base of famous French family-owned groups, as well as entrepreneurs and start-ups. The practice is able to handle complex deals and also advises on strategic governance issues. Hermès is a client. Practice head Philippe Ginestié is highly recommended. Francois Devedjian and recently promoted partner François Lefort are also names to note.
Legal 500 EMEA 2014 Mergers and Acquisitions: band 3
Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent advises very fine French clients, notably in the luxury goods sector, which appreciate the team’s ‘personalised and efficient’ support. The six-partner practice has extensive experience in complex matters, especially when prominent families such as the Hermès family are involved. The firm recently assisted the French Environment and Energy Management Agency with the creation of a joint venture with PSA Peugeot-Citroёn. Practice head Philippe Ginestié stands out for his ‘negotiating skills’ and loyalty to clients (…) Francois Devedjian is also recommended.
Ranking 2015 M&A : deals between 75 M€ and 500 M€, Leaders League (Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit)
High reputation : Philippe Ginestié, Anne Dabezies, François Devedjian, François Lefort
Ranking 2015 M&A : complex deals or high potential for litigation operations , Leaders League (Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit)
High reputation : Philippe Ginestié, François Devedjian, Xavier Pernot, Jalal El Ahdab
Ranking M&A (Septembre 2014-Septembre 2015) Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires, n°280 (21/10/2015)
deals over 200 M€ : recommended : Philippe Ginestié, Anne Dabezies, François Devedjian, François Lefort
Best Lawyer 2016
Venture Capital : recommended : Philippe Ginestié