MarieGeorgy

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5402

Marie Georgy practices corporate law with a focus on cross-border M&A, private equity, and venture capital transactions. She has advised clients in various business sectors, including health care, gaming, retail, financial services, and energy. Her experience includes distressed debt and equity deals, add-on transactions, restructuring operations, joint ventures, and portfolio management. She also has experience assisting major financial institutions on cross-border financings, with particular attention on acquisition and leveraged finance transactions.

She has advised a range of investors such as The Riverside Company, The Blackstone Group, Meyer Bergman, Goldman Sachs, Inflexion, Macquarie, and Delancey. Marie's recent notable transactions include advising The Blackstone Group in its €175 million (US$196.4 million) minority equity investment in Superbet, the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Marie worked in the Brussels and London offices of a U.S. law firm, where she successfully assisted, among many others, Bank Degroof, a privately owned investment and private banking institution, on its merger with Petercam, an independent investment firm; Cobepa with the sale of SGG group, a leading multijurisdictional financial services provider, to Astorg Partners; and private equity funds in various auction processes, including with the potential acquisition of the CEE business of a world leading brewer.

Experience

  • JTC acquires NES Financial for up to $116 millionJones Day advised JTC PLC in the acquisition of NES Financial, a technology-enabled provider of specialist fund administration and treasury services recognized on the San Francisco Business Times top Bay Area fintech list, for up to $116 million.
  • Meyer Bergman partners with CC Land on WhiteleysJones Day advised Meyer Bergman in its £400 million investment along with CC Land in the redevelopment of the Whiteleys shopping center in Queensway, W2.
  • Delancey and APG Joint Venture acquires Earls Court for £425 millionJones Day represented Earls Court Investment Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of a joint venture between a fund advised by Delancey and APG on behalf of its pension fund clients, in connection with its £425 million acquisition of EC Group Holdings Limited from a subsidiary of Capital & Counties Properties Plc.
  • Goode Partners invests in Strong RootsJones Day advised Goode Partners LLC on its $18.3 million Series A investment in Strong Roots, the fastest growing food and beverage brand in the UK.
  • Blackstone Group invests €175 million (US$196.4 million) in Superbet RomaniaJones Day advised The Blackstone Group in its €175 million (US$196.4 million) minority equity investment in Superbet, the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania.
  • Sanofi sells Holmes Chapel manufacturing site to RecipharmJones Day advised Sanofi on the sale to Recipharm of its contract manufacturing business located in Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom.
  • Index Ventures sells MetaPack Ltd. to Stamps.com for £175 million (US$220 million)Jones Day advised Index Ventures in the £175 million (US$220 million) sale of MetaPack Ltd. to Pacific Shelf 1855 Limited, a subsidiary of Stamps.com Inc.
  • Riverside sells Dwyer Group to Harvest PartnersJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of The Dwyer Group, a Texas-based franchising business operating in the United States and internationally, to Harvest Partners.
  • The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.

    Represented Bank Degroof Petercam on the subsequent sale of its equity share in Landolt & Cie, a Swiss private bank to Landolt Holding.

    Represented Cobepa on the increase of its equity share in JF Hillebrand Group, providing comprehensive logistic services for the transport of beer, wine, and spirits, to become the majority shareholder.

    Represented HgCapital with the sale of NetNames, a leading provider of global brand protection and internet domain name management services, to Corporation Services Company.

    Represented Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) on a joint venture between QIA and BRF, the Brazilian food manufacturer, to acquire a 79.5 percent stake in Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayii, a leading Turkey-based poultry company.

    Represented PQ Licensing, the holding company of "Le Pain Quotidien," on various transactions.

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