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    Boost your development in France with M&A

    Wondering how to [Brexit] proof your business across the Channel?

    Meet us in London on Friday 15th November, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, for a panel discussion over a breakfast buffet.

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    PROGRAMME:

    8:30 am: Registration

    9:00 am:

    Introduction by Yann Pitollet, CEO - Nord France Invest, Hauts-de-France promotion agency.

    Panel discussion:

    How to approach doing a deal in France:

    • The French M&A market: sector strength etc.;
    • Cultural aspects;
    • Specific French legal rules: LOIs/ HoTs/ negotiation in good faith and wrongful termination of negotiations, exclusive negotiations, confidentiality issues, etc ;
    • Other.

    Doing the deal:

    • Types of deal: buying shares or assets?
    • Auction sales
    • Due diligence/data rooms;
    • Negotiation of the contract.

    Closing the deal:

    • Regulatory conditions precedent (foreign investment authorisations, competition law, consultation with work force and right of employees to make offer to buy the business);
    • Key issues to protect a purchaser: reps and warranties- present market practice

    PRACTICAL INFORMATION:

    Boost your development in France.
    A key opportunity: acquisition of a company in France

    Friday 15th November, from 8:30 a.m.

    At Gowling WLG
    4 More London Riverside, London

    Nord France Invest | Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory | Bregal Moleston | Région Hauts-de-France