Ermine Bolot


Ermine Bolot


Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris 75008
+33 1 57 57 80 08 | +33 1 57 57 80 81

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Ermine Bolot has significant experience in M&A deals and corporate and general commercial law.

She advises international clients doing business in France and provides assistance to French and European clients in the context of international and French transactions.

Ms. Bolot has developed a particular expertise in inbound and outbound transactions in emerging markets, especially in the food, agribusiness, telecom, energy and chemical industries.

Ermine Bolot is recognized among the leading lawyers in France by Best Lawyers 2018 in Mergers and Acquisitions Law. She is recommended by Legal 500 in Corporate/M&A and described as "exceptional and tenacious" in the 2014 edition, as "a very reliable and fine M&A advisor" in the 2013 edition and as "excellent" in the 2012 edition, and is recognized for France: M&A by IFLR1000, 2018.

Significant Representations

  • Advising a worldwide French telecommunications company in its US$3.35 billion tender offer on a publicly-listed Egyptian company and a related transaction with its controlling shareholder.
  • Advising a worldwide CAC40 French telecommunications company in connection with the acquisition of two telecom operators in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone.
  • Advising a worldwide French leader in the food industry in its US$400 million euro acquisition of a worldwide business from a consumer products company. 
  • Advising a worldwide French leader in the food industry in its acquisition of a Ukrainian group, as well as in the negotiations relating to a financial investment of EBRD in said group. 
  • Advising the world's number-one sailboat builder on the acquisition of a U.S. company specialized in designing, manufacturing and selling motorized boats.
  • Advising an Irish global flavor and consumer foods producer in its acquisition of the flavors business of a global provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services for US$230 million.
  • Representing a subsidiary of a CAC 40 company in connection with establishing a joint venture company with a U.S.-based company specialized in fuel cell technology to develop and sell hydrogen fuel cell systems for the European material handling market.
  • Representing an Atlanta, Georgia based company in its acquisition of a privately-held biotechnology company based in Paris, France.
  • Representing a leader in the tools and security industry in the sale of its activities of installation and maintenance of electronic security systems mostly located in Spain and Italy to a global private investment firm.
  • Representing a worldwide French telecommunications company in the sale of its Armenian mobile subsidiary to an Armenian Internet Service Provider.
  • Representing a leading food and beverage company in connection with the acquisition of 69.82% of the share capital and voting rights in a Moroccan dairy producer.
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, DEA, International Private and Business Law, 1993
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, DEA, EU Laws, 1993
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1994
  • Paris
  • English
  • French
  • German