The team is part of the firmwide M&A team, working from eleven offices across Europe, East Asia & the Middle East. This unified and strongly connected network of lawyers brings us to act on a large number of high-profile cross-border transactions in established and emerging markets, providing a seamless service to our clients. Thanks to this unique approach, the past year has seen our highly regarded international M&A practice move confidently beyond the mid-market advising on a number of transactions exceeding €1 billion in value while at the same time maintaining our strength in the upper end of the mid-market.
In Paris, our leading practices in corporate, competition, tax, regulatory, finance, restructuring and real estate allow us to provide our clients with a genuine full-service M&A offering unlike many of our Mid-Market competitors. Our lawyers are market leaders in all the disciplines that are key to M&A and handle tax, legal and finance M&A issues with equal ease. Our specialised teams work together closely, offering a multidisciplinary approach which enables us to provide comprehensive legal counsel throughout the duration of atransaction.
SJ Berwin's practice covers the full range of M&A work, including private equity, public takeovers, joint ventures, restructurings, disposals. It also spans every businesses segments, with specific in-depth experience in financial services, media & internet, pharmaceuticals, distribution and retail.Our leading position in the field of buyouts, both within France and Europe, also adds value to our M&A offering. Through our market leading Fund Formation and Private Equity Transactions teams, we own a deep and unrivalled knowledge of the professional buyers'needs, which gives our corporate clients an advantage when competing against them.