A VIP event at the junction of French M&A

Mergermarket's French M&A Executive Club is for senior members of France's M&A community who are looking to build new connections and strengthen existing partnerships in the industry.

The topics of discussion at 7th annual meeting are designed for you the better understand the strategic M&A drivers and to explore upcoming opportunities in France, focusing on:

  • How the election result will impact France as an investment destination
  • Chinese investment in France
  • How the adoption of new technologies might impact traditional French industry
  • The outlook for privatisation of assets: To what extent will there be a reduction in state stakes?

Representatives from corporate acquirers and private equity firms are invited to request a complimentary VIP pass from

Advisers may review the registration fees here for the limited number of available paid places.

This event is hosted in French.

This year's Keynote: Laurent Perpère

Starting in 1987, he managed the regional newspaper, Provençal in Marseille for Groupe Hachette. He later returned to the Inspection des Finances from 1992 to 1993 before joining the Banque Pallas-Stern as Head of Investment Banking. In 1995 he joined Canal+ as Finance Director. Laurent then became Director of International Operations and also managed the football team Paris Saint Germain from 1999 to 2003.

Since joining Brunswick, Laurent has advised several companies on structuring transactions, in particular APRR and the Olympique Lyonnais IPOs, Sanofi-Synthélabo on the acquisition of Aventis, Starwood on the acquisition of Groupe Taittinger, CGG on Veritas, Saint-Gobain for BPB, Suez on its merger with GDF and Rodia on its acquisition by Solvay.

He also advised PSA Peugeot Citroen, Goodyear or Texas Instruments in restructuring, HSBC, Bayer and UBS on crisis.

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