Yann Billand - Avocat d'affaires à Paris

Yann Billand

French qualified lawyer

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Presentation

Yann Billand is a French qualified lawyer admitted to the Paris Bar.

His practice is primarily focused on companies’ law, contract law and capital markets. Yann Billand’s practice also includes commercial litigation.

During his career, Yann Billand practiced at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and Depardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris. He also worked at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier and Herberth Smith Freehills LLP in Paris.

He is a native French speaker and is fluent in English.

Main deals & oprerations
  • Advised Mediawan SA, founded by X. Niel, M. Pigasse and P-A. Capton, in the context of a fundraising through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and the issuance of preference shares and stock subscription warrants for the benefit of various investment funds
  • Advised Latécoère SA, an aircraft company, in connection with its share capital increase to the benefit of the US investment funds Apollo Global Management and Monarch Capital Group
  • Advised Roche Laboratories for the acquisition of the biotechnology start-up Trophos, developer of a treatment against spinal muscular atrophy
  • Advised an investor in a significant litigation related to the contestation of an irregular fundraising operation
Education

Post Graduate Degree in Business and Tax Law (Paris Panthéon-Assas University)

Post Graduate Degree in Banking and Financial Law (Paris Panthéon-Assas University)

Graduate Degree in Business Law (Aix-Marseille III University)

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