Orphée Haddad is involved in every stage of a company’s life: in its creation and in support for its growth; throughout transformations, transfers and acquisitions, insolvency procedures, and dispute resolution.
Orphée Haddad assists his clients with the various transactions they are considering, such as divestments, partial transfer of assets, carve outs, or mergers.
He guides them through each of the key steps of these processes: strategy, confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, firm offers, due diligence procedures, negotiation and drafting of agreements (asset and liability warranties, shareholders’ agreements), guarantee documents, and formal agreements (mergers, demergers, partial transfer of assets).
Orphée Haddad also defends his clients in disputes related to corporate law. This can involve disputes between partners, the implementation of liability warranties, director’s liability, earnouts, and disputes in the context of joint ventures.
The international nature of Orphée Haddad’s work, as well as a solid network of contacts, enables him to handle efficiently transnational operations involving both French and foreign targets.
In particular, as he is familiar with West and Central African business law (OHADA zone), he is well equipped to advise his clients in the preparation, structuring and implementation of their projects, be it in regards to investments, the creation of subsidiaries and branches, or partners, in the 17 countries governed by OHADA uniform law.
Orphée Haddad assists companies with the day-to-day operations they are required to perform: transformations, general meetings, publications, formalities, approval of accounts, changes of registered office, name, dissolution…
He also stays at their side when they are experiencing difficulties, during preventive procedures or collective insolvency procedures.