Denis Simon

Denis Simon - Partner


Lyon & Rhône Alpes
Lyon, France
+33 4 72 75 76 24
+ 33 4 78 24 75 68
English, French

Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics, Medical devices, Automotive, Aeronautics and Defence, Media, Food and Hospitality Industry, etc...

Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital and Private Equity, International Contracts and JVs, Risk Management and Compliance, cross border financing and restructuring

After a wide-ranging experience acquired in international audit and law firms, Denis SIMON manages the Mergers & Acquisitions practice at Colbert together with Catherine Couriol. Denis has a well-established expertise in equity transactions, LBO, MBO, OBO, industrial and technological JVs with high technical content, particularly in an international context.

Denis specializes in transnational operations and the majority of his clients are foreign-controlled companies and French multinationals operating overseas.

He also drives strategic industrial cooperation and risk management projects with specific expertise in aeronautics, food, medical devices and media

For several years Denis served as a Committee member then as  the  “Chairman” of the global advisory network IAG GLOBAL (, of which Colbert is an active member.

Law University
Postgraduate diploma in Business and Tax Law
Postgraduate diploma in Corporate Law
Specialist postgraduate degree as Corporate Legal Advisor

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