M&A and Corporate Finance
Skadden is a global leader among law firms involved in high-profile and complex mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Skadden has built a strong reputation in the French market and provides tailored and innovative solutions to address our client's unique needs. Our Paris-based lawyers have developed a first-rank capability in structuring and executing complex M&A transactions, both domestic and cross-border. They are particularly known for handling matters involving multiple jurisdictions and/or of an unsolicited or hostile nature. The Paris office represents a broad array of public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks, governmental entities, and other institutions and individuals in a wide range of matters, including handling in some of their most important legal issues. Skadden's Paris attorneys, many of whom are multilingual and multicultural, are constantly ranked and recommended in Chambers, Who's Who Legal, The Legal 500 EMEA and other legal directories.
Armand W. Grumberg is the head of Skadden’s European M&A practice and the leader of the firm’s Paris office. He has extensive experience and is highly regarded for his abilities in strategic and complex cross-border transactions, including public and private acquisitions, contested and hostile bids, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and capital markets transactions. He also has substantial experience in shareholder activist-related matters. Prior to joining Skadden in 2003, Mr. Grumberg practiced law in the New York, London and Paris offices of another leading international law firm.