Jean-Marie Ambrosi’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions involving both private and public companies and, more particularly, on leveraged transactions.
Jean-Marie joined the firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1993.
Essilor in its €50 billion strategic combination with Luxottica to create a global integrated player in the eyewear industry.
General Motors on the sale of its European Opel/Vauxhall automotive business and GM Financial’s European operations to PSA Group.
Safran in the €2.25 billion sale of its Identity and Security activities to Advent International associated with Bpifrance.
Lafarge in the divestment by competitive process of €6.5 billion of assets as part of regulatory approval requirements for its merger with Holcim.
Financière Poult, a portfolio company of Qualium Fund, in connection with the acquisition of Banketgroep Group by the Poult Group.
Groupe Acticall in its $830 million acquisition of SITEL Worldwide and related financing matters.
International Flavor and Fragrances in its €283 million acquisition of the Lucas Meyer Cosmetics group from IK Investment Partners.
Groupama in its joint venture with La Banque Postale.
BC Partners in the sale of a stake in Medica, the €1.5 billion sale of Picard Groupe to Lion Capital, and the sale of Polyconcept to Investcorp.
TPG in its €3.5 billion sale to a consortium led by Brookfield and PSP Investments of TDF S.A.; in the €850 million acquisition by TDF of T-Systems Media & Broadcast GmbH from Deutsche Telekom; and TPG and Nebozzo, an investment vehicle controlled by TPG and Spectrum Equity Investors, in the €516 million sale of its stake in Eutelsat Communications to Abertis Telecom.
Vestar Capital Partners in its €780 million sale of OGF to Astorg Partners, and in its previous €300 million leveraged acquisition of OGF from Service Corporation International.