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Gabriel Saint-Paul's practice areas includes venture capital, private equity, M&A, and capital markets. He represents private and public high-growth companies, their managers, and the private equity and industrial investors that finance them at every stage of development from entrepreneurial start-ups to global corporations.

Gabriel's recent experience includes advising technology and life sciences companies Deezer, OuiCar, and Eurobio Scientific and investment funds Demeter, Earlybird, and Hi Inov in transactions.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Gabriel completed several internships in law firms in Paris and Shanghai and at a major infrastructure private equity investment fund in Paris.


  • Bpifrance, INCO Ventures and SEB Alliance invest in VulkamJones Day advised Bpifrance, INCO Ventures and SEB Alliance in the €34 million financing of Vulkam, a deeptech company whose mission is to revolutionize metallurgy through the industrial development of amorphous metals.
  • Cellectis and AstraZeneca enter into research collaboration and agree on equity investment of up to $220 million by AstraZenecaJones Day advised Cellectis in connection with the joint research collaboration agreement entered into with AstraZeneca and initial equity investment by AstraZeneca into Cellectis of $80 million.
  • Milliken invests in sustainable carpet maintenance companyJones Day advised Milliken & Company in the investment in Orak, a Paris-based carpet maintenance and flooring reuse company.
  • Contentsquare acquires HeapJones Day acted as French counsel to Contentsquare in the acquisition of Heap, a leading U.S. product analytics platform.
  • Arverne Group combines with Transition to publicly list on Euronext Paris the future French leader in geothermal and low-carbon lithium to drive energy transitionJones Day advised Arverne Group SAS, a French company ("Arverne"), in its business combination with Euronext listed Transition SA to create the future French leader in geothermal and low-carbon lithium production.
  • Bpifrance (SPI fund) participates in €61 million Series C financing of CorWave, together with other investorsJones Day advised Bpifrance (SPI fund) in connection with the €61 million Series C financing of CorWave, a high-tech medical devices company that has developed a next-generation heart pump based on a breakthrough technology, the wave membrane pump, together with other investors.
  • Optium Capital leads Series A financing of BeFCJones Day advised Otium Capital in leading the €16 million Series A financing of BeFC, a French start-up company providing a sustainable paper-based biofuel cell and ecofriendly microelectronics.
  • Bpifrance (SPI fund), GoCapital and NCI invest in ExpliseatJones Day advised Bpifrance (SPI fund), GoCapital and NCI in the €17 million Series B financing of Expliseat, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative lightweight seat technology.
  • True Green Capital Management invests in Faradae SASJones Day advised True Green Capital Management LLC in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Faradae SAS, an independent renewable power producer based in Lyon, France, that targets French real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and other corporate customers for solar installations.
  • For Talents invests in Altavia GroupJones Day advised For Talents in its minority stake investment in Altavia Group, the world’s leading network dedicated to marketing services for the retailers.
  • Portage and Orange Ventures lead €37 million Series C financing of MooncardJones Day advised Portage and Orange Ventures as lead investors in connection with the €37 million Series C financing of Mooncard, the French leader in the automation of corporate spend, in which historical investors Aglaé Ventures, BlackFin Capital Partners, Partech Partners and RAISE Ventures also participated.
  • Mozoo Group sold to Olyn GroupJones Day advised Mozoo Group and its shareholders in the sale of Mozoo Group to Olyn Group.
  • Uniphore Technologies acquires HexagonJones Day advised Uniphore Technologies, a provider of conversational artificial intelligence and automation, in the acquisition of Hexagone, which fuses voice, visual, and text-based data to provide AI-derived insights to help better understand human behavior.
  • SAS and XAnge invest in OmieJones Day advised SAS and XAnge in the €15 million Series A round of financing of Omie, a French foodtech company.
  • Ansys acquires leading particle dynamics simulation software RockyJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of Engineering Simulation and Scientific Software Rocky DEM, S.L., a leading provider of particular dynamics simulation software with developers in Brazil, Spain, and the United States.
  • Welcome to the Jungle raises €50 million in Series C financingJones Day represented Welcome to the Jungle, a company that develops and operates a recruitment and employer branding solution, in connection with its €50 million Series C financing led by Cipio Partners and Blisce alongside new investors, Kostogri, Groupe ADP, and Raise Sherpas, and existing investors, Revaia, XAnge, and Bpifrance (Digital Venture).
  • Société Generale, Demeter and ADEME participate in €35 million financing round of Qarnot ComputingJones Day advised Société Generale Ventures, Demeter and ADEME in connection with their participation in the €35 million financing round of Qarnot Computing, a French start-up using data centers and computers as heat source.
  • Valar Ventures leads $20 million Series A financing round of RegateJones Day assisted Valar Ventures as lead investor in the $20 million Series A financing of Regate, a French startup which has built a modern software-as-a-service product that integrates directly with existing accounting stack and connects with corporate bank accounts.
  • Earlybird leads $48 million Series A financing round of GourmeyJones Day represented Earlybird Venture Capital as lead investor in the $48 million Series A financing of Gourmey, the first French startup working in the cell-cultured meat sphere which has developed a cruelty-free foie gras from duck cells.