Jean Marie has developed a recognised practice in the field of mergers-acquisitions, Private equity, complex contract negotiation and restructures. Jean Marie combines rigor and technique, strategic vision and human consideration. He acts like a fair advisor and provides his clients with personalised strong support intuitu personae.
Jean Marie has intervened on a great number of operations on behalf of industrial groups, SMEs/ETI, family shareholders and senior management.
He regularly assists the Spie et Bureau-Veritas groups in their operations M&A. He recently intervened with TF1. He supports many SMEs, ETI executives in solving their legal and strategic issues (partnership, M&A, reorganisation, restructuring, international development).
He also assists investment funds such as small et mid cap fund of the Credit Agricole group, Argos, Capital Export in their operations of acquisition, sale or restructuring of their shareholdings.
He willingly adopts a cross cutting and non-conventional approach, he is one of the developers of the social trust in order to ensure specific commitments related to employees in sales or restructuring operations. In this way, he applies to social relationships, his own technique and philosophy relating to mergers and acquisitions.
Jean Marie Valentin has intervened in the restructuring of the group Lyondell Basell, of the sale by the group Arkema of its vinyl factory to the group Klesh (Kem One), as part of the restructuring of the group Petroplus and the sale of La Redoute and de Pages Jaunes by Kering.
Jean Marie is furthermore in charge of the activities for the trust fund of the firm.
Master’s degree in Business Law, Paris II Assas
DJCE DESS in Business Law, Paris II Assas
Certificat supérieur de droit et fiscalité du commerce international, FNDE, Montpellier
Graduated from the Business Law Institute (Institut de Droit des Affaires (IDA), Paris II Assas
Prior to set up the law firm, Jean Marie Valentin has worked both at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Jean-Marie Valentin teaches at l’ecole de formation du Barreau de Paris.
Jean-Marie Valentin is a member of the ‘IBA’ and ‘DFCG’.