Jean-Gabriel Griboul has extensive experience in venture capital, private equity, M&A, and capital markets transactions. He primarily represents high-growth listed and unlisted companies, their managers, as well as the private equity and industrial investors that finance them, at every stage of development from entrepreneurial start-ups to global corporations. He has acted as principal lawyer in a significant number of early to late-stage financing rounds, M&A transactions, initial public offerings, rights issues, tender offers, and private placements, mainly for technology and life sciences companies.
Jean-Gabriel's recent experience includes the representations of: Adikteev, Adocia, AudioValley, Inside Secure, Mauna Kea Technologies, Nanobiotix, Lunchr, Shiseido, TxCell, and Voluntis. His recent investor-side representations include: Alven, BNP Paribas, Bpifrance, Breega Capital, Daphni, DN Capital, Elaia Partners, ETF Partners, Eurazeo, Goldman Sachs, Idinvest Partners, New Alpha Asset Management, Open CNP, Orange, Piton Capital, and Seventure Partners.
Illustrative transactions in which Jean-Gabriel acted as lead lawyer include: representing the issuer and/or underwriters in more than 35 IPOs and other capital markets transactions; the sale of Drivy to Getaround, the sale by Inside Secure of its semiconductor business to WISeKey, the sale by Shiseido of its CARITA and DECLÉOR worldwide businesses to L'Oréal, the sale of Vodeclic by Skillsoft, the sale of Movea to InvenSense, the sale of Simpoe to Dassault Systemes, and the sale of Mentum to Infovista; Orange's investments in Deezer and Jumia (AIG); and Goldman Sachs's investment in Nuxeo.
- 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 ?
- 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 capital team in France since 2000 in top legal rankings
1st prize for IPOs and capital markets, Le Magazine des Affaires (2016, 2015)
Paris M&A team ranked Band 1 in "Mid-cap M&A" in France, Option Droit & Affaires (2015, 2016, 2017)
- English, French