John Brinitzer’s practice focuses on international capital markets transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

John became a partner in 1999. He has been resident in the Paris office since 2000, after having split the first part of his career between New York (1990–1992, 1996–2000) and Paris (1992–1996).

Notable Experience

Initial Public Offerings

  • Forsee Power, Afyren, Believe, Verallia, Neoen, Europcar, Worldline, Ontex, Numericable, CFAO, Nyrstar, Rexel, Axalto, Euronext, Liberty Surf, Wanadoo, Thomson Multi-Media, France Telecom, AGF, BNP

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Rights Issues and Equity Offerings

  • ArcelorMittal, Alstom, Neoen, Tikehau, Nyrstar, Numericable-SFR, Michelin, Technicolor, Société Générale, Danone, BNP Paribas

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Debt Capital Markets

  • ArcelorMittal, BNP Paribas, BFCM, Capgemini, CMA CGM, Europcar, Nyrstar, Rexel, Rhodia, SES, Société Générale, Technicolor, Technip, Total

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  • Worldline/Ingenico; Thales/Gemalto; Essilor/Luxottica

  • Mittal Steel/Arcelor

  • Rexel/Hagemeyer/Sonepar

  • Euronext in its 2001–2007 M&A transactions, including its merger with NYSE, its bid for the London Stock Exchange, the creation and subsequent restructurings of Atos-Euronext Market Solutions and LCH.Clearnet, and its acquisition of LIFFE.

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