Mergers & Acquisitions – Joint Ventures

DE BUSSY GIANCARLI advises its clients in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

The Firm is active from the preliminary phase of transactions (drafting confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, process letters, organizing and performing due diligence) ; it assists clients in drafting and negotiating final agreements (acquisition agreements, shareholders’ agreements) ; it organizes closing operations and advises on post-closing reorganization.

In joint ventures and other industrial partnership transactions, DE BUSSY GIANCARLI assists and advises its clients in selecting appropriate legal structures and in drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements and related contracts (supply, distribution and financing agreements).


DE BUSSY GIANCARLI supports businesses in difficulty throughout bankruptcy proceedings (protective proceedings, court-ordered reorganization and liquidation). The Firm assists and advises its clients in preparing restructuring transactions, in their dealings with the authorities and in their discussions with the various parties to the proceedings (creditors, trustees and receivers, potential takeover candidates).

The Firm also advises investors in preparing and presenting takeover offers.

Corporate Law

DE BUSSY GIANCARLI advises its clients on all corporate law issues (choice of legal structures, corporate governance, regulated agreements, liability of corporate officers and directors), on capital increase or decrease transactions, issuing securities, mergers, demergers and spinoffs.

Private Equity

In private equity transactions, DE BUSSY GIANCARLI advises its clients in structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating necessary agreements and issuing securities.

The Firm also advises its clients in creating and obtaining approval for investment funds.

Stock Exchange Law – Tender Offers

DE BUSSY GIANCARLI advises its clients on all stock exchange law issues (crossing legal thresholds, concerted actions, mandatory tender offers).

In connection with tender offers, the Firm assists its clients in their dealings with market authorities and in drafting the offer documents.