Jean-Gabriel Griboul has extensive experience in venture and growth capital, private equity, public and private M&A, and capital markets transactions.
Jean-Gabriel primarily represents high-growth listed and unlisted companies, their managers, as well as the private equity and industrial investors that finance them. He has acted as principal lawyer in a significant number of early to late-stage financing rounds, M&A transactions, initial public offerings (IPOs), rights issues, tender offers, and private placements, mainly for technology, fintech, and life sciences companies.
Jean-Gabriel's recent experience includes the representations of: Adikteev, Doctolib, Fintecture, PayFit, Paylead, Snapshift, Swapcard, Unseenlabs, Voodoo, Planity, ChapsVision, Adocia, and Nanobiotix. His recent investor-side representations include: Elaia Partners, Portage Ventures (Sagard), Daphni, Omnes Capital, Seventure Partners, Index Ventures, BNP Paribas, Bpifrance, Invus, Creadev, New Alpha Asset Management, Open CNP, Orange Ventures, and Tikehau.
Examples of the transactions in which Jean-Gabriel has acted as lead lawyer include: all financing rounds and M&A transactions completed by Swile; the Nasdaq IPO of Nanobiotix; ChapsVision tender offer on Coheris; the sale of Prestashop to MBE; and the sale of Drivy to Getaround.
- 12 avril 2018
Finale de la 4ème édition du Prix Jones Day/Paris II/ESSEC
- 7 janvier 2016
Le private equity : quelles opportunités pour 2016 ?
"He is highly available, provides good advice, delivers on time with his team."The Legal 500 EMEA
- University of Montpellier I (Magistère-DJCE-DESS in Business Law 2003; Master's in Business Law 2002); EDHEC Business School (M.B.A. 2001); Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Bordeaux (Sciences Po — section Service Public 1999)
- Paris Bar
Acknowledged as the #1 venture/growth capital team in France since 2000 in top legal rankings
First prize for IPOs and capital markets, Le Magazine des Affaires (since 2015)
Paris M&A team ranked Band 1 in "Mid-cap M&A" in France, Option Droit & Affaires (2015, 2016, 2017)
Chambers Europe: "his commercial sense is valued by clients, one dubbing him ‘efficient, precise and pragmatic’
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