Décideurs Stratégie Finance et Droit
Mayer Brown ranked in six categories of the Tax Lawyers
Les Trophées du Droit
Mayer Brown’s Paris office won three Les Trophées du Droit awards - a Jury’s Choice award in tax transactions, a Silver Trophy award in M&A (deals up to €1 billion), and a Silver Trophy award in leveraged buyouts (large cap).
One of the most prestigious awards competitions in France, these awards “recognize the work of professionals who, through their passion, inspiration and leadership, advance our great profession,” the publication says.
Chambers Europe 2012
"THE FIRM Mayer Brown is undoubtedly a leader in mid-market private equity transactions, and has been equally visible at the higher end of the market of late. Recent highlights include advising LBO France on its EUR2.5 billion sale of Converteam to GE, and acting for Bridgepoint/Eurazeo on the structuring, financing, tax and management package elements of the EUR1.017 billion acquisition of Foncia. The team is strengthened by the firm's broad corporate capabilities, including its recently expanded capital markets practice”. “A complete team for private equity, financing and M&A matters.”
Mayer Brown Paris was ranked Best Investment Funds Advisor in France
Legal 500 EMEA 2012
“Mayer Brown is regularly involved in major transactions for key client LBO France, which it advised on the sale of Converteam. Xavier Jaspar, Guillaume Kuperfils and tax adviser Laurent Borey lead the practice, which also includes Olivier Aubouin, who is recommended for his ‘succinct and accurate’ advice. Emily Pennec was promoted to the partnership in 2011"
Le Magazine des Affaires 2012
Mayer Brown’s Paris office won three Grands Prix 2011 awards by Le Magazine des Affaires (May 2012) in 2011: The corporate team was ranked 1st for LBO transaction work, The finance team was ranked 1st for LBO financing work, and The tax team was ranked 1st for LBO structuring work
Private Equity 2012
Our Paris Private Equity group received two top rankings from Private Equity Magazine (April 2012): Best Law Firm in Mid-Cap Transactions (€75 million - 200 million); and Best Law Firm in Large-Cap Transactions (€200 million and above).
Chambers Europe 2011
"Renowned for its private equity tax work, this firm boasts a striking portfolio of clients including Natixis, Pernod Ricard and Morgan Stanley. As well as private equity, the team covers general corporate tax advice, VAT, acquisition structuring and international tax planning. Recent work highlights include the setting up of a number of private investment funds, including the first leveraged and regulated securitisation investment vehicle for the purchase of discounted debt.”
International Tax Review 2011
Mayer Brown received the Best US Law Firm in Europe award in 2011 from International Tax Review.
Legal 500 EMEA 2011
Mayer Brown Paris’s tax advice is “priceless for private equity transactions”. The 16-lawyer team, led by Laurent Borey, is “among the very few able to deal with figures” and has developed a “tax structure memorandum that is a unique tool for negotiations and the running of the business.”
Le Magazine des Affaires 2011
The Mayer Brown Paris Tax Practice ranked 1st for transaction structuring work in Paris for the first half of 2011, with 22 closed transactions, significantly ahead of its competitors, including accounting firms.
Chambers Europe 2010
“’We have worked with pretty much all of the firms in the market and this is the best one,’ is one client's summary of this successful private equity practice [of Mayer Brown’s Paris office]."
Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit 2010
Mayer Brown is awarded the LBO Upper & Large Cap Gold Trophy
International Tax Review 2010
“Mayer Brown has a strong reputation in private equity and leveraged buyout work. The group has also seen an expansion in restructuring work this year.”
Private Equity 2009
In both 2007 and 2009, Mayer Brown was named Law Firm of the Year by the French publication Private Equity Magazine for being the most proactive capital investment professionals operating within France and the rest of Europe during the preceding year.
Le Magazine des Affaires 2008
Mayer Brown Paris ranked 1st on the French market for mid-cap LBO transactions , 1st on the French market for large-cap LBO transactions, and 1st based on overall transaction volume.