Benhouda Derradji


Benhouda Derradji


Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris, France 75008
+33 1 57 57 80 51 | +33 1 57 57 80 81


Benhouda Derradji assists public and private companies and investment funds in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions in France and abroad.

Mr. Derradji joined Dechert as intern in the corporate and securities group in 2015. Previously he served as an intern in the legal and compliance department at IG Group in London as well as in the finance department at another international law firm.

  • The shareholders of CTRS, a French pharmaceutical company, in connection with its OBO transaction. 
  • The founders and directors of 7Hugs Labs, the business angels, Karista, Kima Ventures and NovX Capital on the sale of the entire share capital of 7Hugs Labs, a French tech company, to Qorvo, a NASDAQ-listed U.S. company specializing in innovative radio frequency solutions. 
  • Abivax, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, on its €28 million capital increase.
  • MedinCell, a technology-based pharmaceutical company listed on Euronext Paris, in connection with its €15.6 million capital increase.
  • SnapCar, a private car service specialist, in connection with SnapCar's acquisition of LeCab’s private car service business from Voxtur, a Keolis subsidiary.
  • Caravelle, a French investment company, in connection with the acquisition of Luneau Technology Group, a specialist in eye care professional products.
  • Band of Boats, a subsidiary of Groupe Beneteau on its acquisition of Digital Nautic, a France-based start-up.
  • MedinCell, a technology-based pharmaceutical company, on its IPO on Euronext in Paris.
  • Generali, one of the world’s leading insurers, on its acquisition of Sycomore Asset Management, a pioneer in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) in Europe.     
  • Groupe Beneteau in its acquisition of Delphia Yachts, a Polish yacht manufacturer.
  • Certares, a private equity firm focusing on the travel and tourism industries, on its investment in Marietton group, a leading tour operator and travel agent in France. 
  • Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd and RBC Europe Limited in connection with Biom’Up’s IPO on Euronext Paris as well as its subsequent €16 million capital increase. Biom’Up is a French company specialized in surgical hemostasis.
  • Eurocept B.V. in its acquisition of 100% of Lucane Pharma.
  • Université Paris-Sud and ESCP Europe, Master 2, Financial Law, 2015
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master 1, Business Law, 2013
  • Paris
  • French
  • English