PierreBarthélemy

Associate

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With a focus on public law, Pierre Barthélemy advises economic operators, banks, and public authorities on all aspects of French and European procurement contract regulations. His experience includes tendering procedures related to the financing and performance of contracts, such as public work, supply, service contracts, concessions, and PPPs. He also has notable experience in French and European regulations of economic activities, including energy (electricity and gas unbundling, producing, transmission, and storage) and transportation (rail and road).

Pierre's practice also covers French and European CFIUS regulation, export control, and economic activities in countries under EU and U.S. sanctions; public land and properties (including privatization) and urban planning law; and counseling and litigation aspects of French public law.

Before joining Jones Day, Pierre worked for a French law firm.

Experience

APE obtains French constitutional Supreme Court approval for design of airport privatization plan
Jones Day advised the Agence des Participations de l'Etat ("APE") on constitutional matters regarding the privatization of Aéroports de Paris ("ADP"), the French company managing the biggest airports around Paris (market value: €17 billion).

LORD Corporation to be acquired by Parker Hannifin for $3.675 billion
Jones Day is advising LORD Corporation in its $3.675 billion acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation.

UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billion
Jones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).

Caisse des dépôts et consignations invests in "Fiber to Home" project
Jones Day advised the Caisse des dépôts et consignations (Banque des Territoires) in connection with its investment in a "Fiber to Home" public-private partnership project comprising the design, financing, construction, commercialization, operating, and maintenance of very high speed broadband in the territory of the Haute-Garonne under a public concession scheme.

ANSYS acquires OPTIS
Jones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.

La Banque Postale finances wind farm in France
Jones Day represented the group La Banque Postale in connection with the €20 million (US$24.5 million) project financing of a 20 MW wind farm located in France sponsored by EDF EN France, acting through its subsidiary Société du Parc Eolien du Bois de Belfays.

Lam Research acquires Coventor, Inc.
Jones Day advised Lam Research Corporation in its acquisition of Coventor, Inc., a leading provider of simulation and modeling solutions for semiconductor process technology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Lincoln Electric acquires Air Liquide Welding for €115 million (US$134 million)
Jones Day advised Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. in the €115 million (US$134 million) acquisition of the Air Liquide Welding subsidiary of Air Liquide, a key player in the manufacturing of welding and cutting technologies.

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provides financing in connection with acquisition of Hôtel de l’Artillerie located in Paris, France
Jones Day represented Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG in the financing provided to Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques in connection with the acquisition of the Hôtel de l’Artillerie, located at Saint-Thomas d’Aquin plaza, VIIe arrondissement in Paris, France.

Société Générale refinances pre-financing facility for modernization of waste treatment plant
Jones Day represented Société Générale in connection with the refinancing of the pre-financing facility for the modernization of a waste treatment plant for Centre de Valorisation Energétique de Labeuvrière, a public authority located in Béthune-Bruay, France.

Veolia Environnement and Société Générale finance new waste treatment plant for Syndicat Départemental d'Elimination des Déchets de l'Aube
Jones Day was appointed by Veolia Environnement and Société Générale to act as lender's counsel (e.g. Société Générale and Bpifrance Financement) in connection with the €82 million (US$98 million) project financing for the design, construction, and operation of a new waste treatment plant for Syndicat Départemental d'Elimination des Déchets de l'Aube (SDEDA), a public authority located in Troyes.

Veolia Environnement and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provide financing for modernization of waste treatment plant
Jones Day was appointed by Veolia Environnement and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG to act as lender's counsel to Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (PBB) in connection with the €15 million (US$18 million) project financing for the modernization of a waste treatment plant for Le Mans Métropole (LMM), a public authority.

Société de Financement Local and Caisse Française de Financement Local defend in over 200 financial litigations relating to structured products commercialized to public sector entities
Jones Day is lead counsel to Société de Financement Local and Caisse Française de Financement Local in over 200 financial litigations relating to structured products commercialized to public sector entities.

Snam, GIC, and EDF Invest welcome Crédit Agricole Assurances into share capital of TIGF with 10 percent stake
Jones Day advised Snam, GIC, and EDF Invest regarding the entry of Crédit Agricole Assurances into the share capital of TIGF.

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