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Corporate - M&A and Equity Capital Markets



Carrière professionnelle

Alexis Marraud des Grottes is an M&A and Capital Markets lawyer in Orrick’s Paris office. His practice covers both transactional and litigation advice on mergers and acquisitions, securities and stock exchange regulations and corporate law.

Alexis is a key counsel to French and international listed and non-listed companies, financing and investment banks, private equity and hedge funds, managers and families.

He was involved on some of the most publicized deals in France recently. His works includes, for instance, advising Oeneo in connection with the tender offer of its controlling shareholder, Naturex in connection with a €1.5 billion takeover bid by Givaudan, the board of directors of Zodiac for its combination with Safran for €8.5 billion, Euro Disney regarding the tender offer of The Walt Disney Company, L’Oréal on a €6 billion share buyback from Swiss-based Nestlé and a €3 billion sale to Nestlé of its stake in Galderma, Metrovacesa sale of its €1.5 billion stake in Gecina and Club Méditerranée on the tender offer by Chinese conglomerate Fosun.

Alexis is also recognized for his knowledge on the aspects of private equity, joint ventures, equity capital markets and restructuring, as well as on specific issues related to governance, shareholder disputes or activism.

He advises in particular on cross-border and complex transactions, securities issues, strategic negotiations and sensitive litigations. He additionally deals with issues related to token and crypto-currency and crypto-assets issues, including structuring and setting up issuing entities and related services.

Alexis is a leading player, recognized for its publications, conferences and trainings on securities, corporate and takeover laws. He regularly lectures seminars at the business school EM Lyon and Paris Dauphine University. He has been a member of several working groups on Paris place, including the working group on public offers of the Legal High Committee for Financial Markets of Paris. He is a member of the Association of Lawyers in Securities Law.


French, English


  • Member of the Securities Lawyers Association (Avocats en Droit Boursier – ADB)

Formation académique

  • Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, LL.M., Business Law
  • Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, Ph.D., Law
  • EM Lyon Business School, Masters, Corporate Finance

Classements des avocats

Paris > Marchés de capitaux: Actions

La pratique parisienne d’ Orrick est codirigée par un duo expert dans les domaines des marchés de capitaux actions et des opérations de fusions-acquisitions, constitué d’ Olivier Jouffroy(qui intervient notamment dans les secteurs  des infrastructures et de l’immobilier) et d’ Alexis Marraud des Grottes (qui intervient en conseil et en contentieux boursier). L’équipe conseille des sociétés de capital-risque, des assureurs et des entreprises dans des opérations de rachat d’actions et d’introduction en bourse. A noter, le départ d’ Etienne Boursican en janvier 2022.

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux boursier

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