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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised the Australian group Global Data Centre (GDC) on the signing of an agreement to sell its stake in Etix Everywhere to Infranity

DELSOL Avocats advised Global Data Centre Group (GDC), an Australian company specialising in data centre investments, on its agreement to sell its stake in Etix Everywhere, a pan-European platform of edge data centres currently operating a total of 15 sites, to Infranity, a French investment fund specialising in the sustainable infrastructure...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised German company SpaceTec Partners on its merger with Euroconsult to create Novaspace

DELSOL Avocats assisted SpaceTec Partners in the context of its merger with Euroconsult. SpaceTec Partners is a leading German management consultancy firm specialising in the space sector, with expertise in strategy, innovation and market development. Euroconsult is a global leader in strategy consulting and business intelligence,...

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DELSOL Avocats advised Plastic Omnium on the financing of Greenerwave

Greenerwave, European leader in electromagnetic wave control technologies, has raised 15 million Euros in a Series A round including the fund Innovation Défense (managed by Bpifrance), Safran Corporate Ventures, Intelsat, BNP Paribas Développement and Plastic Omnium. This fundraising will enable Greenerwave to increase its workforce, which...

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DELSOL Avocats have assisted the founders of Kyutai, a not-for-profit open science artificial intelligence research laboratory

DELSOL Avocats is proud to have assisted the founders of Kyutai, a not-for-profit open science artificial intelligence research laboratory. Co-founded by CMA CGM, Groupe iliad and Schmidt Futures, Kyutai will publish all its research work free of charge. The laboratory’s co-founders aim for Kyutai to be a genuine hub for the French and...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats assisted the US group DataBank (zColo) in the context of the acquisition by Etix Everywhere of five of its data centers

PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats assisted the US group DataBank (zColo) in the context of the acquisition by Etix Everywhere of five of its data centers located in and operated from France by zColo France SAS (one in Paris, one in Montpellier and one in Toulouse) with a maximum capacity of 5,4 MW. Initially DataBank had bought these assets in...

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Best Lawyers 2024 ranking

DELSOL Avocats is delighted with the individual ranking of 23 of its lawyers in the The Best Lawyers ™ in France ranking, especially as it reflects the recognition of our peers. Thomas AMICO Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice Jeanne BOSSI MALAFOSSE Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Information Technology Law Privacy and Data...

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Foreign Direct Investment Screening in France : Overview of the procedure

France, similarly as many other countries, has recently tightened its legal regime with respect to foreign direct investment in the name of national security, encouraging investors to be increasingly vigilant. This requires being aware of the fundamentals of the control procedure. There are three conditions for this procedure to apply : the...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised the sellers of Njuko in the context of its acquisition by ASICS

DELSOL Avocats advised the sellers of Njuko, a sports race registration platform, in the context of its acquisition by the Japanese equipment manufacturer ASICS. Founded in 2012, Njuko is the European leader in online registration management for endurance events. Its application facilitates the entry, registration and management of runners’...

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DELSOL Avocats took part in the sale of a subsidiary of the SwissLife group to Kereis

The Swiss insurance group, Swiss Life, has sold the broker-wholesaler, Cegema, to the brokerage group Kereis, which thus consolidates its presence on the European brokerage market. The transaction will allow Cegema to diversify its risk carriers while maintaining its commercial relationship with Swiss Life’s French subsidiary. In the context...

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Relocation of French start-ups to the United States : the puzzle of profit-sharing mechanisms for French tax residents

A number of French start-ups make the choice to transfer their head office to the United States or to locate themselves there through a transaction commonly referred to as a « flip », i.e. the creation of a holding company under US law, followed by a contribution of all of the shares of the French company to the holding, so that the French...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised REALITES on its capital increase

DELSOL Avocats assisted REALITES, a territorial development group listed on Euronext Growth founded in 2003 by Yoann CHOIN-JOUBERT, its CEO, operating in France and Africa (Morocco and Senegal) and employing more than 900 people, in its reserved capital increase for a total amount of €35 million at a price of €45 per share. This fundraise,...

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DELSOL Avocats advised Runa Capital in the context of OpenReplay’s fundraise

DELSOL Avocats advised the Californian fund Runa Capital on the fundraise carried out by the start-up OpenReplay. OpenReplay provides developers with a session replay stack that helps them troubleshoot issues by making debugging visual. It has raised $4.7 million in a seed funding round led by Runa Capital with the participation of Expa, 468...

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Best Lawyers 2023 ranking

DELSOL Avocats is delighted with the individual ranking of 21 of its lawyers in the The Best Lawyers ™ in France ranking, especially as it reflects the recognition of our peers. Jeanne BOSSI MALAFOSSE Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Privacy and Data Security Law Benoît BOUSSIER Construction Law Séverine BRAVARD Banking and Finance...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised Runa Capital in the context of Bigblue’s fundraise

DELSOL Avocats advised the Californian fund Runa Capital in the context of the fundraise carried out by the e-commerce logistics platform Bigblue. The fundraise carried out by the French start-up amounts to 15 million dollars (13.6 million euros) within the framework of a Serie A led by Runa Capital as secondary lead investor with other...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats assisted Foxintelligence on its acquisition by NielsenIQ

DELSOL Avocats assisted Foxintelligence, the largest e-commerce measurement and consumer data analytics company in Europe, on its acquisition by NielsenIQ, a world leader in consumer behavior analytics owned by the US investment fund Advent International. Foxintelligence operates Europe’s largest GDPR-compliant consumer panel, boasting over...

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DELSOL Avocats advises APi Group with the acquisition of Chubb Fire & Security for $3.1 Billion

DELSOL Avocats advises APi Group Corporation with the acquisition of Chubb Fire & Security from Carrier Global Corporation for $3.1 Billion. APi is a market-leading business services provider of safety and industrial services in over 200 locations worldwide. Chubb is a fire safety and security provider relying on 13,000 employees...

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DELSOL Avocats assisted King Jouet with Maxi Toys shops takeover pursuant to the approval of the Competition Authority on the transaction

DELSOL Avocats assisted King Jouet with Maxi Toys shops takeover pursuant to the approval of the Competition Authority on the transaction with a team including Pierre Gougé, partner and co-head of the « Mergers-acquisitions - Corporate law » department, as well as Anaïs Faury and Edouard Pique,...

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DELSOL Avocats advised Dentsu with the assignment of 3 of its activities

The advertising agency, Dentsu France, made the strategic decision to simplify its organization on the French market and to outsource some of its activities to entities to become partners. This is the case for Dentsu Consulting, which capital was acquired by its management. The group’s activities in the sports and health (MKTG Santé) sectors...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats assits REALITES, the first project manager in France to adopt the "entreprise à mission" status (French benefit corporation)

DELSOL Avocats assisted REALITES, a territorial development group listed on Euronext Growth founded in 2003 by Yoann CHOIN-JOUBERT, its CEO, which adopted the "entreprise à mission" status (French benefit corporation), the strongest and most demanding commitment allowed by the PACTE law. After the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 14...

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PRESS RELEASE – DELSOL Avocats advised REALITES and some of their managers on the €10 million investment in REALITES SA by the management company set up for this purpose

DELSOL Avocats assisted REALITES, a territorial development group listed on Euronext Growth, founded in 2003 by CEO Yoann CHOIN-JOUBERT, which operates in France and Africa (Morocco) and employs over 400 staff, and some of their managers, on an investment made with support from PALATINE bank, by means of a capital increase in cash with...

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