International Private Equity Market (IPEM) 2019

Come and meet our Private Equity team in Cannes

From 22 to 24 January 2019, more than 1,600 key players in Private Equity are expected in Cannes for 3 days of networking, connection with each other, exchanges and business meetings.

What is the IPEM (International Private Equity Market) ? 

Annual event not to be missed !

The International Private Equity Market, or IPEM,  is the world’s largest private capital marketplace bringing together the industry’s complete value chain: General Partners, Limited Partners, Advisors and Business Services (1,600 key actors, 30 countries, 150 exhibitors). 

IPEM key numbers: 

For further information, please visit the IPEM website.

Come and meet our Private Equity expert lawyers


With more than 1,000 Merger & Acquisitions and Private Equity lawyers including more than 350 partners, our international team dedicated to Private Equity  transactions received the Mergermarket awards European Private Equity Legal Advisor of the year and France
M&A Legal Advisor of the year in 2017.


With lawyers in more than 42 countries, our  multidisciplinary team guides your most critical transactions from start to finish.

Thanks to the synergy of our expertise in tax law, banking law, commercial and competition law and litigation, our team is mobilised to help you achieve the best result, in local markets and in foreign jurisdictions.

CMS boasts an international group of like-minded private equity lawyers across Europe (and beyond) able to provide a ‘total private equity‘ service offering. Our specialists assist you through all stages of a fund’s life – from fund formation and administration to the actual making of investments, portfolio monitoring, and exiting. 

Did you know?

  • Our lawyers have been awarded at the Plumes et Caméras de l’économie et du droit. In the category "International issues and business world, professional press", the prize money was awarded to our article "Overview of private equity in Europe: France is a good student!", written by Laurent Hepp and Arnaud Hugot and published in the Lettre des Fusions & Acquisitions on March 26, 2018, in partnership with Option Finance magazine.

For further information about our law firm: 

CMS in France

Expertise : Private Equity

The synergy of our combined expertise