Bolstered by the experience of its lawyers and their ability to work in an international environment, more particularly in connection with the firm’s special relations with German clients, the firm’s Corporate team assists companies of various origins, both on a daily basis and at all stages of their development: investment strategy, external growth transactions and restructuring.

The firm also has recognized know how in equity transactions and assists its clients in all matters related to merger control.

 The team was distinguished by “Décideurs” in 2015 in the “reputed practice” category in “Transactions up to 75 M€”.

Corporate law
  • Incorporation of foreign companies in France
  • Governance
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Legal secretariat
Mergers and acquisitions
  • Due diligence
  • Negotiation
  • Drafting of contracts
  • Joint-ventures, cross-border transactions
Merger control
  • Advice at all stages of the proceeding
  • Merger notifications
  • Relations with competition authorities
Restructuring and prevention of company difficulties
  • Analysis of the difficulties and advice
  • Negotiation of restructuring plans
  • Ad hoc mandate and conciliation
  • Safeguarding, judicial reorganization and liquidation
  • Litigation



Covid-19 & Réunion des Assemblées Générales

Trois ordonnances publiées au journal officiel le 26 mars 2020 apportent des dérogations exceptionnelles et temporaires afin d’organiser le fonctionnement des entreprises en cette période de crise sanitaire, à savoir :  l’ordonnance n° 2020-321 du 25 mars 2020 Cette ordonnance adapte les règles de convocation, d’information, de réunion et de délibération des assemblées et des organes collégiaux d’administration, de surveillance ou de direction des entreprises, afin de leur permettre de continuer d’exercer leurs missions malgré les mesures de confinement. Elle est… Lire la suite


hw&h conseille Maïsadour dans la cession de ses activités Jardinerie et Motoculture à Invivo Retail

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hw&h conseille Maïsadour dans la cession de ses activités Jardinerie et Motoculture à Invivo Retail:   Lire la suite


hw&h advises Maïsadour in the sale of its Gardening and Motoculture activities to Invivo Retail

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InVivo Retail, a subsidiary of the Union of cooperatives InVivo, has finalized the acquisition of the company Espaces verts, which operates 29 Gramm Vert garden centers and was formerly owned by Maïsadour, a cooperative group in the food industry. InVivo Retail, which is InVivo’s distribution hub, is active in three business sectors: gardening, food retail and pet stores. With its three complementary brands Jardiland, Gamm Vert and Delbard, InVivo Retail aims at becoming the leader on the European gardening market.… Read more