Bredin Prat advises the Eramet Group in connection with the sale of Aubert & Duval

15 May 2023 Press releases

Bredin Prat is advising the mining and metals group Eramet in connection with the sale of its subsidiary Aubert & Duval to a consortium consisting of Airbus, Safran and Tikehau Capital.

Aubert & Duval is a strategic supplier of critical parts and materials to high-precision customers, such as the aerospace, defence, nuclear and medical industries. The Company generates annual revenues of around €550 million and employs 3,700 people, most of whom are based in France. Its cutting-edge know-how in specialty steels and superalloys, and its more recently acquired expertise in titanium are crucial to industries requiring high-performance parts and materials in terms of heat resistance, hardness, fatigue resistance, anti-corrosion and bio-compatibility.

The Bredin Prat team advising the Eramet Group comprised:

  • Corporate: Patrick Dziewolski and Christine Lenis (partners), Delphine Descamps, Julien Siret and Bénédicte Erbin
  • Tax: Sébastien de Monès (partner), Rima Jirari
  • Employment Law: Cyril Gaillard (partner), Mathilde Paquelier (counsel), Geoffrey Gury, Emilie Iafrate
  • Competition: Olivier Billard and Arthur Helfer (partners), Delphine de La Ville Montbazon
  • IP/IT: Juliette Crouzet (counsel), Lauriane Billette, Félix Marolleau