My Linh X.Vu-Grégoire


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My Linh Vu-Grégoire advises corporate and private equity clients on pan-European transactions, going private, takeovers and takeover defenses, corporate governance, restructurings, and carve-outs.

My Linh recently advised the administrative board of Spark Networks SE in the first-ever cross-border restructuring under the German out-of-court restructuring law (StaRUG) and U.S. chapter 15 recognition involving more than $100 million of funded debt issued by a U.S.-based credit fund and guaranteed by other German and U.S. entities. In her 30-year career, she has worked across all sectors and has developed deep knowledge in the energy and infrastructure areas. She advised Electricité de France's (EDF) affiliate, Hynamics, on its inaugural and groundbreaking investment in Germany's hydrogen sector with a targeted 700MW capacity. She also advised EDF on its €4 billion takeover of Edison S.p.A. and the establishment of EDF's €1 billion LNG terminal in Dunkerque, France. Her energy and infrastructure work includes privatizations in different areas of the world and in country exits. In addition, she is known for her cross-border transactional work advising companies on cross-border tender offers. My Linh acted as special international counsel to Nexteer Automotive in its IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. As interim general counsel for a NYSE-listed company, My Linh led the acquisition of a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company.

She is a founding member and board director of Helen Keller International Europe, a nonprofit organization dedicated to blindness prevention and reducing malnutrition. My Linh is also the advisor to the boards of various growth companies and is active in promoting women founders and investors.


  • Nexteer Automotive Group completes IPO on Main Board of Hong Kong Stock ExchangeJones Day acted as a special counsel to Nexteer Automotive Group Limited, one of the world's leading steering and driveline suppliers, in connection with its global offering and listing of shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • EDF acquires Italy's second-largest energy company Edison SpA in €3.8 billion (US$5 billion) dealJones Day advised Electricité de France SA ("EDF") in the acquisition of Edison S.p.A. ("Edison").
  • Glatfelter acquires Dresden Papier for €160 million (US$209 million)Jones Day advised Glatfelter, a global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, on its acquisition of Dresden Papier GmbH from Fortress Paper Ltd. for €160 million (US$209 million).
  • Aurora Resurgence acquires Arc International Cookware and its subsidiariesJones Day advised Aurora Resurgence in connection with the acquisition of Paris-based Arc International Cookware S.A.S. and its subsidiaries, Arc International Cookware Spain & Portugal, Arc International Cookware Srl, and Arc International Cookware Ltd, from the Arc International Group S.A., a manufacturer and marketer of tableware products.
  • Aurora Capital acquires Alltub GroupJones Day advised Aurora Capital Group in connection with its acquisition of the Alltub Group, the global leader in collapsible aluminum tubing with annual production capacity in excess of 1.5 billion tubes.
  • Mitsubishi sells 3.4% interest in Strand Minerals (Indonesia) to Pacific MetalsJones Day advised Mitsubishi Corporation (TSE-listed) ("Mitsubishi") in the sale of a 3.4% interest (out of its 33.4% stake) in Strand Minerals (Indonesia) Pte Ltd. ("Strand") to Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (TSE-listed) ("Pamco").
  • EDF sells minority equity stakes to Fluxys and Total in Dunkerque to develop largest new LNG terminal in EuropeJones Day has advised the EDF group on the opening of the share capital of Dunkerque LNG, a subsidiary of the EDF group dedicated to the construction and future ownership of the LNG terminal of Dunkerque, one of the largest LNG terminals in Europe with an annual regasification capacity of 13 billion m3.
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires Becker Acroma Industrial Wood Coatings from AB Wilh. Becker, SwedenJones Day advised The Sherwin-Williams Company in connection with the acquisition of Becker Acroma Industrial Wood Coatings from AB Wilh. Becker, Sweden.
  • Areva SA and Électricité de France sell Cogema Mining and Malapai Resources subsidiariesJones Day advised Areva SA and Électricité de France in the sale of Cogema Mining, Inc. and Malapai Resources Company subsidiaries, each of which own certain uranium mining assets in Texas and Wyoming and were operated by the sellers as a contractual joint venture, to Uranium One Inc.
  • Timken sells needle roller bearings business to JTEKTJones Day advised The Timken Company in the $330 million sale of its needle roller bearings business, which primarily serves customers in the automotive original-equipment sector, to Japan's JTEKT Corporation.
  • Mitsubishi participates in uranium exploration projects in MongoliaJones Day advised Mitsubishi Corporation on the creation of a strategic partnership with Areva NC regarding uranium exploration projects in the Provinces of Dornogobi and Sukhbaatar in Mongolia.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation agrees to acquire 33.4% of Strand Minerals (Indonesia) Pte Ltd from ERAMETJones Day advised Mitsubishi Corporation in its $145 million acquisition of a 33.4% ownership interest in the Singaporean company Strand Minerals (Indonesia) Pte Ltd. (part of the ERAMET group), which owns 90% of PT Weda Bay Nickel, the remaining 10% being held by Indonesian partner Antam.
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles invests in NanosolarJones Day advised EDF Energies Nouvelles Reparties, a company that specializes in the production of electricity or heat from renewables, in connection with its purchase of $50 million of Series D Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by Nanosolar, Inc., a global leader in solar power innovation.
  • Diebold successfully defends against $2.2 billion hostile bid by United Technologies Corp.Jones Day advised Diebold, Incorporated in its successful defense against $2.6 billion unsolicited tender offer by United Technologies Corporation.
  • OM Group acquires electronics business of Rockwood Holdings for $315 millionJones Day advised OM Group, Inc., in its $315 million acquisition of the electronics business of Rockwood Holdings, Inc., excluding its French entity.
  • OM Group acquires BorchersJones Day advised OM Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Borchers GmbH, a Europe-based specialty coatings additive supplier.
  • HIG Capital acquires Diam Europe SAJones Day advised HIG Capital SA in its acquisition of Diam Europe SA, the European leader in up market point-of-purchase display design and manufacture.
  • Pamplona Capital acquires business unit from Johnson MattheyJones Day counseled Pamplona Capital Partners in its €226 million (US$296 million) acquisition of the Ceramics Division of Johnson Matthey plc.
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      Jones Day Regional Energy Conference, International Implications of the Marcellus and Utica Shale
    • June 7, 2012
      Jones Day Chicago 2012 MCLE University
    • February 23, 2010
      2010 Speaker Series: Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe