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  • Florence Haas

    • Florence Haas, Partner, is a member of the Corporate team. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, assisting French and international corporate clients in connection with market consolidation transactions, public takeovers and LBOs.

    • Professional career

      Florence Haas joined Bredin Prat in 2005 and was seconded to Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York from 2008 to 2009.

    • Academic career

      Admitted to the Paris Bar (2005), Florence is a graduate of the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Magistère de juriste d’affaires/DESS/DJCE in business law, 2003).

    • Decorations

      Recognised as "Young Leader" by the French-American Foundation – France, 2021

      “Florence Haas is lauded for her straightforward counsel and for her ‘no-nonsense approach and her deep knowledge of the subject matters’. ‘She is extremely smart and practical’.”
      “She is praised for her market knowledge and business-oriented approach.”
      Chambers Europe, 2020-2021

      “Florence Haas is ‘very diligent, technically precise, amazing work ethic.’ ‘She has an excellent knowledge of the market. She is very solution-oriented and business-oriented in approach. Excellent at managing opposing counsel. Relentless efforts to find common ground and help to get the deal done.’”
      Recognised as “Next Generation Lawyer” in Private Equity: LBO
      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020-2021

      Recognised as “Lawyer of the year” in Private Equity
      Option Droit et Affaires, 2020

      “Notable Practitioner” in Private Equity and M&A
      IFLR1000, 2020

    • Recent experiences

      Florence has recently advised:

      KKR in connection with (i) the tender offer launched by Devoteam's founders and KKR on Devoteam, and (ii) the tender offer launched on Mediawan by a consortium comprising Mediawan's founders, KKR and Mutuelle d’Assurances du Corps de Santé Français (MACSF)

      Eurazeo in connection with its agreement with Croda, a leading UK Specialty Chemicals player for the sale of its stake in Iberchem, a Fragrances and Flavours Spanish company

      Eurazeo PME on the signature of an exclusive agreement to acquire Altaïr Group

      Iliad in connection with (i) a public tender offer on the Polish telecom operator Play, (ii) the share buyback offer (“OPRA”), (iii) its strategic partnership deal with InfraVia, a French private equity firm specialized in infrastructure, through the sale of 51% of Investissements dans la Fibre des Territoires to InfraVia, and (iv) the sale of a part of its telecommunications towers in France and in Italy to the Spanish company Cellnex

      TransDigm Group Inc, a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, on the French aspects of the sale of Souriau-Sunbank Connection Technologies to Eaton Corporation

      Bain Capital Private Equity on the acquisition of a majority stake in Maesa, a global beauty brand incubator

      Five Arrows Principal Investments (FAPI) in connection with the purchase of a minority stake in the capital of the Socotec group, majority owned by Cobepa, by the US fund Clayton, Dubilier & Rice from Five Arrows Principal Investments (holding 20% of its capital) and BIP Investment Partners (holding 10% of its capital)

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