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Jean-Robert Bousquet


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex
Languages French, English, German

Jean Robert Bousquet is a partner and Co-Head of the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats.

Jean-Robert works on mergers and acquisitions and joint-venture operations, both for financial and strategic investors and in particular on cross-border operations.  He also has significant experience in corporate governance and company shareholder agreements.

Working in the Corporate team, he deals in particular with joint-venture and merger and acquisition operations of an international nature and/or those involving Private Equity operators.

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Rising star

IFLR 1000 2016 / Mergers and acquisitions

Rising star

IFLR 1000 2016 / Private Equity

'Clients are positive about the corporate team, recommending up-and-comer Jean-Robert Bousquet for his "very good negotiation capacity".

IFLR 1000 - 2014

"A man who knows very well what is feasible and what is not, and is praised for his sound advice on private equity matters. He recently advised Isodev on certain fund-raising matters. " (Up and coming)

Chambers Europe - 2013

Relevant experience

  • Bureau Francis Lefebvre, Berlin-Paris (1999-2001)
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Paris-New York (2001-2006)
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  • Diploma (DECF) in Accounting and FInance, EM Lyon business school (1996)
  • Post-graduate degree (DESS, DJCE) in Corporate Legal Advice, Strasbourg (1998)
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  • Member of the EM Lyon Alumni Association
  • Member of the ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
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  • Quelles perspectives pour les opérations de fusion-acquisition en 2016 ? | Etude CMS-Mergermarket, co-author - La Lettre des Fusions-Acquisitions et du Private Equity (14/12/2015)
  • Information des salariés sur les opérations de cession : les retouches de la loi Macron, co-author - La Lettre des Fusions-Acquisitions et du Private Equity (05/10/2015)
  • Le paradoxe de la portée juridique des lettres d’intention fixant le cadre des négociations, co-author - La Lettre des Fusions-Acquisitions et du Private Equity (15/05/2015)
  • Vers la généralisation du droit de vote double dans les sociétés cotées - Le magazine des affaires (01/09/2013)
  • Les pactes d’actionnaires dans le capital-investissement : vers une reconnaissance accrue de leurs effets aux yeux des juges ? - ODA (13/03/2013)
  • LBO/Capital transmission, Dossiers Pratiques collection, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2° édition 2013)
  • Guide LBO, Dossiers Pratiques collection, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2012)
  • Amendement Charasse et opérations de LBO : de la nécessaire distinction entre action de concert et contrôle conjoints - Option Finance (15/02/2010)
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