Youssef Djehane

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

PARTNER (member of the AARPI)
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Youssef Djehane is cited in the “Mergers and Acquisitions” section of Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, as a “best lawyer” in “M&A Law” by Best Lawyers, and is recommended in the sections “Corporate M&A” and “France – M&A and Governance” of Who’s Who Legal. He is a regular speaker at IBA M&A conferences.
He is the author of the Takeover Guide France published by the IBA as well as the Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties in France guide published by Practical Law Company (Thomson Reuters).
Post Graduate Diploma in Private Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1985)
French / English
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Admitted to the Paris Bar (1987).

Youssef Djehane is partner in BDGS Associés’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law practice.

He began his career at Gide in 1986. He was seconded to Allen & Overy in London in 1990 and then to the World Bank in Washington in 1992. He became partner at Gide in 1994 in its mergers and acquisitions department before cofounding BDGS Associés in 2013.

Youssef focuses on matters concerning listed companies, including takeovers, capital restructurings, equity capital markets transactions, corporate governance matters and shareholder disputes.

He has worked on a large number of transactions concerning listed companies for both French and international clients, including major corporations, global investment funds, and investment banks.