OUR SAVOIR-FAIRE

Mergers & Acquisitions
Investment Capital
Corporate law
& Start up
Latin America
& International

Mergers & Acquisitions

Cap Horn assists you at each stage of the process of sale or acquisition of your company.
Our transversal offer covers all the aspects (tax, labor, IP/IT, etc.) of this type of transaction.

  • Analysis of the legal themes of the transaction and setting up of an adapted team to ensure a global handling
  • Expression of interest and letter of intent, NDA
  • Acquisition due diligence or VDD
  • Prior information and consultation of the employees (employee representative committee, Hamon Law…)
  • Analysis of the labor and tax impacts: structuring and optimization
  • Legal & tax structure memo
  • Financing, securities
  • Legal documentation: SPA, guaranties (first demand guaranties), as the case may be shareholders’ agreement, promises to sell and/or to buy
  • Corporate documentation: corporate decisions and modifications of by-laws relating to the transaction

Investment Capital

Over the last ten years, we have acted “targets/managers-wise” or “funds/investors-wise” and provide you with our bilateral experience of negotiations.

Our transversal offer covers all the aspects (tax, labor, IP/IT, etc.) of investment capital transactions.

  • Venture-capital, expansion-capital, LBO, MBO, OBO…
  • Analysis of the legal themes of the transaction and setting up of an adapted team to ensure a global handling
  • Letter of intent, NDA
  • Due diligence
  • Legal & tax structuring and optimization
  • Financing, securities
  • Management package
  • Employment contract, post-transaction governance
  • Shareholders’ agreement, promises to sell and/or to buy
  • Corporate documentation: corporate decisions and modifications of by-laws relating to the transaction

Corporate law
& Start up

During the whole life of your company, we are standing at your side.

Convinced that your success and satisfaction are built step by step, we are your every moment partner.

  • Incorporation of companies
  • Follow-up of the life of the company
  • Capital increase (love money, business angels)
  • Issuing of securities (remuneration warrants (BSA), founder warrants (BSPCE), convertible bonds (OC), bonds convertible into shares (OCA), etc.)
  • Employees and corporate officers profit-sharing
  • Restructurings / reorganizations: mergers, spin-offs, partial asset contributions, carve-out, universal transfer of assets (TUP), transactions relating to on-going businesses…
  • Corporate governance
  • Transformation of companies
  • Dissolution / liquidation of companies

Latin America
& International

We assist our international clients in France and also act abroad. More particularly in Latin America, Cap Horn provides you with its knowledge of the continent and its actors

International

  • Resolutely attached to our independence, we select our correspondents according to your needs, not among an imposed network
  • We assist you in French, English and Spanishv

Latin America (LATAM Desk)

  • Assistance in the local structuring in all Central and South American countries (Mercosur, Alianza del Pacífico, Mercado Común Centroamericano)
  • Control of the local actors by the partner in charge, who is Franco-Venezuelan, bilingual and bicultural
  • Providing of an influential and adapted network of quality

OUR DIFFERENCE

Expert in debt / equity deals, our law firm assists you through all stages of your projects of external growth, disposal, or investment capital. Upstream on the strategy, then during the negotiation and the concrete implementation of the transaction, we remain at your side.

Some of your transactions may involve specific fields of competence (tax, labor, IP/IT…). We rapidly and effectively identify them and then select the most relevant lawyers among our partners. We coordinate the team for a smooth and centralized management of your matter and remain, if you wish so, your single contact.

 

This original approach makes our difference and guarantees you:
This original approach makes our difference and guarantees you:

THE QUALITY OF THE SERVICE

The choice of the team involved in your matters is made in your sole interest. No exclusivity bounds Cap Horn and its partners, so you are assured to have at your side the partners the most suited to the nature, size, issues and budget of each of your transactions.

TRANSPARENCY

Unlike law firms resorting to subcontracting, the lawyers partners of Cap Horn act in full transparency and remain reachable, if you wish so, directly, during all your transaction.

THE SYMPATHY FACTOR

Considering that the human factor is a key factor in the smooth running of operations, we see to it that you are proposed a team with personalities that suit you.

FIXED-PRICE INVOICING

We do not immobilize oversized teams internally, which allows us to optimize the amount of our fees and to offer you in most cases a fixed-price invoicing.

Cap Horn offers you a real global and tailored assistance in all fields of business law.