NicolasBrice

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Nicolas Brice, who is an experienced lawyer and litigator in France, focuses on public law, government contracts, project and infrastructure contracts, regulatory law, and administrative litigation under French and European laws.

Nicolas has extensive experience in the proceedings and execution of procurement contracts and project financing, particularly concession contracts and public-private partnerships (PPPs) related to public utilities and infrastructure. He advises clients in all infrastructure and utilities sectors such as roads, railways, airports, ports, energy and renewable energy, smart grids, e-mobility, telecommunications, transportation, stadiums, museums, and universities. He has broad experience in relationships and negotiations with public bodies and advises clients that include private companies, banks, and administrative and regulatory agencies.

Nicolas handles French and European foreign investments authorization (foreign direct investment [FDI]) in all transactional activities: M&A, capital and financial markets, and real estate. He also handles sector specific regulation primarily in the areas of energy and renewable energy, telecommunications, and transportation.

Nicolas represents clients before administrative courts, both in contractual and extra-contractual litigation, involving the responsibility of administrative agencies.

经验

  • Framatome acquires Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear Instrumentation and Control business in France and ChinaJones Day advised Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet, in its acquisition of the Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear Instrumentation and Control business in France and China.
  • American Industrial Partners subsidiary Vertex Aerospace announces acquisition of Raytheon Technologies' Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions business linesJones Day is advising American Industrial Partners in the acquisition by portfolio company, Vertex Aerospace, of Raytheon Technologies' Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines.
  • Cardinal Health sells its Cordis business to Hellman & Friedman for approximately $1 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health on the divestiture of its Cordis business to Hellman & Friedman for approximately $1 billion.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Koch Equity Development acquires Transaction Network ServicesJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in the acquisition of Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS) from affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC and TNS' other minority equity holders.
  • HealthHero acquires QareJones Day advised HealthHero in its acquisition of Qare, a French platform that provides medical video consultation services, backed by Kamet Ventures.
  • Solvay sold Process Materials business to Composites OneJones Day advised Solvay S.A., a publicly listed chemical company based in Brussels, Belgium, in the sale of its Process Materials business, to Composites One, the leading North American supplier of composites materials and value added services.
  • Verizon Media forms partnership with BuzzFeed to acquire HuffPostJones Day advised Verizon Media in its sale of HuffPost to BuzzFeed.
  • Smith & Nephew acquires Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 millionJones Day advised Smith & Nephew plc, the global medical technology company, in its acquisition of the Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $240 million on a cash and debt-free basis.
  • DataBank acquires zColo for $1.4 billionJones Day advised DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, in connection with the acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for $1.4 billion.
  • Astellas transfers DIFICLIR in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and selected CIS to Swiss Tillotts Pharma AG for €109 millionJones Day advised Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. on the sale of distribution rights to the product "DIFICLIR" in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and selected Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries to Swiss Tillotts Pharma AG for €109 million.
  • Lincoln Electric responds to COVID-19Jones Day advised Lincoln Electric regarding compliance with government orders around the world regulating essential businesses and business activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets to divest stakes in Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-RhoneJones Day is advising Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Europe) Limited in the sale by subsidiaries Macquarie Infrastructure Fund 2, Macquarie Mercer Infrastructure Trust 1, and Macquarie Mercer Infrastructure Trust 2 of remaining stakes in Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhone for an aggregate price of €867 million, subject to timing of completion.
  • LORD Corporation acquired by Parker Hannifin for $3.675 billionJones Day advised LORD Corporation in its $3.675 billion acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation.
  • La Française Real Estate Partners acquires seven-story Crystal Park office building located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, FranceJones Day advised La Française Real Estate Partners in its €691 million ($755.9 million) acquisition of the seven-story Crystal Park office building located 62-64 boulevard Victor Hugo, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, from listed commercial property investor ICADE.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • 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.
  • Caisse des dépôts et consignations invests in "Fiber to Home" projectJones Day advised the Caisse des dépôts et consignations (Banque des Territoires) in connection with its investment in a "Fiber to Home" public-private partnership project comprising the design, financing, construction, commercialization, operating, and maintenance of very high speed broadband in the territory of the Haute-Garonne under a public concession scheme.
  • 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.
  • Orange defends against disputes relating to ownership of telecom broadband installationsJones Day represents Orange, S.A. before administrative courts in connection with various claims relating to the ownership of telecom broadband installations built on the territory of French local authorities.
  • 演讲

    • 1er octobre 2015
      Les marchés de partenariat : les principales différences avec le contrat de partenariat
    • 21 mai 2014
      Les nouvelles directives Marchés publics et Concessions