SVZ ADVISES LAURENT DE GOURCUFF AND SEBASTIEN PACAULT ON THE ACQUISITION OF PARIS SOCIETY BY ACCOR
Sekri Valentin Zerrouk, and more particularly Franck Sekri, Jérôme Assouline, and Antoine Haï, partners, Sophie de Carné-Carnavalet, counsel, Eloi Sahli and François Peltre, associates, advised Laurent de Gourcuff and Sebastien Pacault, in the context of the acquisition of Paris Society by Accor. Accor had acquired a stake in Paris Society in 2017. The current management team will remain in place after the completion of the transaction to continue to support the group in its development.
Founded in 2008 by Laurent de Gourcuff, the Paris Society group is a major player in exceptional restaurants in Paris, employing 3,000 people. Thanks to this acquisition, Paris Society plans to open a number of new restaurants abroad, where the company is not yet very present.
Accor was advised by the law firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier.
About Sekri Valentin Zerrouk
Sekri Valentin Zerrouk (SVZ) is an independent firm of more than sixty lawyers that advises multinational companies, leading investment funds, SMEs and entrepreneurs on all their legal issues, both operational and transactional.
With more than 500 transactions completed over the last 10 years, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk (SVZ) is today one of the most recognized firms in transactional matters.
The 10 partners are : Franck Sekri, Pierre-Emmanuel Chevalier, Géraud de Franclieu, Emmanuelle Vicidomini, Antoine Haï and Olivier Legrand (Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Financing, Restructuring), Yamina Zerrouk (Public Business Law, Urban Planning and Real Estate), Jérôme Assouline (Tax Law), Emilie Meridjen (Employment Law) and Anne Dumas-L’Hoir (Business Litigation).