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  • Alexander Blackburn

    • Alexander Blackburn, Partner, is a member of the Corporate Team. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions and international financing work. His practice also includes restructuring and insolvency-related matters.

    • Professional career

      Prior to joining Bredin Prat, he was a Partner of Slaughter and May ("Best Friends") where he practised in their Paris, London and Hong Kong offices.

    • Academic career

      He was admitted to the Paris Bar (1992) and qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1989. He is a graduate of King’s College London and the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

    • Decorations

      "Recognised by peers in Corporate and M&A in France"
      The Best Lawyers®, 2020

      “Foreign Expert in Corporate/M&A for the UK"
      Chambers Global, 2017

    • Recent experiences

      Alexander has recently advised:

      Vale New Caledonia in connection with the acquisition by the Trafigura Group of a minority shareholding in Vale New Caledonia (VNC), a nickel and cobalt mining and production company operating the Goro mine in New Caledonia

      Firmenich in connection with the acquisition of DRT from Ardian, Tikehau Capital and the family shareholders

      Investindustrial in connection with the acquisition of CSM's bakery ingredients business

      Tata Steel on the French aspects of its definitive agreements to enter into a 50/50 joint-venture with ThyssenKrupp AG

      Bunzl, leader in the B-to-B distribution of hygiene products, in connection with the sale of OPM France to SodaStream and in the acquisition of a majority stake in Hedis’s capital, a French distribution company engaged in B-to-B hygiene products

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