Franck Sekri is engaged in the field of Private Equity (LBO, LMBO, OBO, and Management package), venture capital and mergers-acquisitions. He intervenes as legal advisors and litigators in cases of shareholders disputes or implementing liability guarantees.
In recent years, Franck Sekri has been involved in a great number of operations on behalf of funds investment, industrial groups listed and not listed, or senior management.
He has recently advised longstanding shareholders of Deezer within the last capital increase of the company (€100M), Motion Equity Partners within the sale of Fullsix Group to Havas (€70M), Bridgepoint Capital within its LBO on Balt Extrusion(€350M), Imprimerie Nationale within the acquisition of SPS, or even Meridia Capital within the refinance then the renovation of hotel W located Place de L’Opera, Paris. Since the creation of the law firm Sekri Valentin Zerrouk, Franck Sekri has been involved in the sale of 123devis.com to the Alerican group Home Advisors, the sale of Byocode Hycel to the english group Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings plc,the LBO of LFPI on Ital Express, the acquisition by the consortium IBA/IRA worldwide activities of Radio pharmacie of the group Schering or even the sale of the group Pixmania to the English group Dixon’s.
He has also intervened as a french advisor of Luxalpha SICAV liquidation following the Madoff fraud in Europeand in various litigations related to the disputes between shareholders or to post-acquisition litigation.
Prior to set up the firm law, Franxk Sekri has worked with law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Brandford Griffith Baverez Pasture.
Masters in corporate Law, Paris I Panthéon La Sorbonne.
Masters Finance Management, Paris IX Dauphine
DESS Financial Engineering., Paris I Panthéon La Sorbonne
Franck teaches ‘Law and Management Entrepreneurship’ at L’ESSEC business school.
Franck is a member of IBA and the French association of Investors (AFIC).