Kipling operates across all areas of corporate law: mergers & acquisitions (for listed and unlisted companies), disposals, business combinations, private equity, venture capital.

The firm handles all of the stages of purchase or sale transactions (organization of data rooms/e-rooms, due-diligences, negotiation and drafting of legal documentation) and has the necessary resources to adapt to differences in market practices.

The cross-practice expertise of our partners enables us to handle the legal, tax and financial structuring of deals. We are able to meet the high standards of responsiveness required by our clients due to the strong commitment and personal involvement of our partners, supported by our senior attorneys, and to our ability to set up a dedicated team for every matter, comprised of experienced attorneys from different disciplines, accustomed to working in an international environment.

Kipling is primarily active in the following sectors of activity:

Mergers & Acquisitions

We handle all types of external growth transactions, partnerships, disposals and reorganizations in regulated and unregulated sectors. We are highly experienced in the following sectors of activity: asset management, insurance, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, agri-food, industrial supplies and transportation.

Private Equity

We have acquired significant expertise in LBO and MBO transactions, both on the acquisition side for recognized investment funds and on the sale side for entrepreneurs, family-held groups and industrial groups. We also assist executives in designing or restructuring their management packages. More generally, we handle all governance and executive compensation aspects of issues between executives and investors.
We also assist family-held or industrial groups with all of their corporate matters (governance, shareholders’ agreements etc.).