Expertises

Corporate and financing


The AXTEN team represents companies of all sizes – listed and not listed – as well as their executives, both in their day-to-day operations and their strategic transactions.

The dedicated team has recognised expertise in corporate law, bank financing, securities law and capital markets transactions and/or financing packages.

Its principal practice areas are:

Private Equity

  • Venture capital / Fundraising for innovative companies
  • Growth capital / Fundraising to finance growth
  • Transfer of capital / LBOs
  • Turnaround financing/recovery of companies in financial difficulty (in coordination with our Insolvency and bankruptcy team)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Law

  • Company formation
  • Implementation of good governance practices
  • Shareholders’ agreements (in coordination, in particular, with our Labour and International Mobility and Tax teams)
  • Litigation between Shareholders
  • Employee shareholding, in coordination, in particular, with our Labour and International Mobility and Tax teams (including set-up and on-going legal advice as to stock-option plans, share grants, warrants, founder warrants and corporate savings plans)
  • Legal secretary functions (including preparation of documents for shareholder meetings, drafting of minutes and reports)

Structured Finance

International representation (in coordination with our International Deployment team)

  • Creation of subsidiaries, branches, representative offices
  • Joint ventures