SalihaBardasi

Associate

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Saliha Bardasi practices in the area of corporate and commercial law, focusing primarily on M&A and private equity transactions. Her experience extends to the setting up of joint ventures and strategic alliances as well as commercial and industrial agreements.

She represents French and international clients in both domestic and cross-border transactions and assists on a regular basis on a broad range of French corporate and commercial issues. Recently, Saliha has been very active in the manufacturing sector and in the defense and aerospace businesses.

Saliha regularly publishes articles on issues involving corporate law and restructuring. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Droit & Croissance, a French think tank focusing on law and economics.

Experience

  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.Jones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in its sale of its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP Bank.
  • Société Générale to sell Societe Generale Serbia and Sogelease Serbia to OTP BankJones Day is advising Société Générale in the sale of 100 percent of the shares in its subsidiary Societe Generale Serbia (SGS) and Sogelease Serbia to OTP Bank Nyrt., including the indirect sale of 100 percent of the shares in SG Leasing (SGS’ wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to leasing activities).
  • Aurora Resurgence sells Alltub Group to One Equity PartnersJones Day advised Aurora Resurgence in the sale of portfolio company Alltub Group to One Equity Partners.
  • ABB divests terminal block business to TE ConnectivityJones Day advised ABB Ltd. in the sale of its ENTRELEC® terminal block business, which is part of ABB's Electrification Products division, to TE Connectivity Ltd.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners sells IGM Resins to AstorgJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners (“ACP”) on the full shop auction of IGM Resins Cooperative U.A. and its group (“IGM”) to European private equity firm Astorg as the successful bidder.
  • Sequoia China invests in HiFiBiO TherapeuticsJones Day represented Sequoia China in connection with its purchase of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by HiFiBiO Therapeutics, a world leader in the discovery of therapeutic antibodies through single-B-cell screening and analysis.
  • ANSYS acquires OPTISJones 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.
  • Athyrium Capital Management refinances Biom'Up's existing debt, finances production and marketing of HEMOBLAST™ Bellows, and completes bond financingJones Day represented Athyrium Capital Management in connection with the refinancing of Biom'Up's existing debt, financing of the production and marketing of its flagship product HEMOBLAST™ Bellows in the United States and the European Union, and the financing of its external growth.
  • 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.
  • Timken acquires Groeneveld Group for $280 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in its $280 million acquisition of Groeneveld Group, a leading provider of automatic lubrication solutions used in on- and off-highway applications.
  • TDK acquires InvenSense for $1.3 billionJones Day advised TDK Corporation in its $1.3 billion acquisition of InvenSense, Inc.
  • Ferro acquires Cappelle PigmentsJones Day advised Ferro Corporation in connection with the acquisition of all the shares of Belgium-based Cappelle Pigments NV.
  • Wabtec acquires Faiveley Transport for $1.8 billionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in the acquisition of Faiveley Transport S.A., a global supplier of high added value integrated systems for the railway industry, for a total of $1.8 billion in cash and stock, including assumed debt.
  • Henderson Park buys Le Méridien Etoile Hotel, the largest hotel in Paris, for €365 million (US$392 million)Jones Day advised Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I on its acquisition and first mortgage financing of Le Méridien Etoile Hotel, the largest hotel in Paris, which was sold by a partnership of Mount Kellett Capital Management and Cedar Capital Partners, for €365 million (US$392 million).
  • Calgon Carbon acquires Arkema's activated carbon and filtration media business for €145.5 million (US$160.1 million)Jones Day advised Calgon Carbon Corporation in the €145.5 million (US$160.1 million) acquisition of the wood-based activated carbon, reactivation, and mineral-based filtration media business of CECA, a subsidiary of Arkema, a French leading specialty chemicals and advanced materials company.
  • Randstad acquires Monster for $429 millionJones Day advised Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, in the acquisition of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW).
  • Wabtec acquires Gerken GroupJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in its acquisition of Gerken Group SA, a leading manufacturer of specialty carbon and graphite products for rail and other industrial applications.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners European Co-investment Fund acquires OPCI LogizolaJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners European Co-investment Fund in the acquisition of OPCI Logizola, a regulated French investment company, which owns a portfolio of 12 logistics assets across France for €240 million (US$264.6 million) and the continuation of the existing Natixis loan in connection with the portfolio.
  • XIO acquires Lumenis for approximately $510 million, $14 per share, in cashJones Day advised XIO Group in its acquisition of Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical company for surgical, ophthalmology, and aesthetic applications, for $14 per share in cash, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $510 million.
  • Additional Publications

    • Avril 2014
      Réponse de Droit & Croissance à la consultation de la Chancellerie sur le projet de réforme des tribunaux de commerce, co-auteur, Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier
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