Annette Péron is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department, focusing on private equity, mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, and corporate finance. Annette regularly advises companies on cross-border joint ventures.

Annette was recognized again by Best Lawyers in 2024 for Corporate Leveraged Buyouts and Mergers and Acquisitions. 


  • CMA CGM Group in its €5 billion acquisition of Bolloré Logistics
  • CMA CGM Group in its acquisition of two major terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey from GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.
  • Atax Consultants on its sale to EIF Group
  • CMA CGM Group in its long-term strategic air cargo partnership with Air France-KLM Group
  • CMA CGM group on its investment in Air France-KLM group as part of 10 years air cargo partnership.
  • CMA CGM, Puertos, Inversiones y Obras S.A.S and other sponsors on a joint venture for the development, construction, operation and maintenance of a groundbreaking greenfield public use maritime terminal – Puerto Antioquia – in the Gulf of Urabá.
  • Air Liquide on a Joint Venture with Sogestran to develop shipping solutions for carbon management.
  • Insight Partners on the acquisition of Orpalis by PSPDFKit, a portfolio company of Insight Partners and a world leader in the development of digitalization and electronic document management tools.
  • Insight Partners on its Series A investment in B2B collaboration platform Reveal
  • CMA CGM Group in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Fenix Marine Services, one of the largest U.S. port terminals
  • Tricentis Corporation, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, on the acquisition of performance testing company Neotys SAS
  • Lagardère on the contemplated sale of Lagardère Sports to H.I.G. Capital
  • CMA Terminals (CMAT), a subsidiary of world leader in maritime transport CMA CGM, in the subconcession of container terminal operations of Lekki Deep Sea Port in Nigeria
  • Bel on the acquisition of a majority stake in All In Food, a French start-up that produces plant based food
  • CMA CGM in the sale to the EQT Infrastructure III fund of a 90 percent stake in APL Limited, whose wholly owned subsidiary, Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., operates Global Gateway South, a leading container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with a $200 million investment round in BlaBlaCar
  • Lagardère Travel Retail in its $530 million agreement to acquire Paradies
  • Swissport in the sale of its French ground handling operations to GH Team
  • Acquisition of the Norwegian group Stokke by NXMH
  • Acquisition by CSP of Sora Composites’ assets
  • Acquisition of after-sales and sourcing activities for the BUT Group
  • CMA CGM in the sale of a 49% stake in its wholly owned subsidiary Terminal Link to China Merchants Holdings International
  • EUROFIDEME 2, a Greenfield infrastructure fund, managed by Natixis Environnement & Infrastructures,  in relation to the subscription of a €6 million bond with equity warrants issued by the French Group Vol-V, specialized in the development and operations of renewable energies
  • Disposal and reorganization of the real estate portfolio of BUT
  • Arkema in the sale of Alphacan to PipeLife
  • Orange in its announced 50/50 procurement joint venture with Deutsche Telekom
  • BeCapital in the acquisition of 100% of Laboratoires Goëmar
  • Merchant Equity Partners, Goldman Sachs and Colony Capital in their €550 million acquisition of BUT
  • Hachette Livres on the acquisition of a majority stake in Bragelonne, a leading French publishing house.
  • Thales SA in its €1.7 billion agreement to purchase Alcatel SA’s satellite, transport signalling and critical infrastructure protection activities
  • EADS in its divestment of the aerospace maintenance business of its subsidiary Sogerma
  • CPI-Chevrillon by funds advised or managed by CVC Capital Partners and Electra Partners Europe
  • ADS in the negotiation and structuring of a European industrial project in the sector of unmanned air vehicles
  • Acquisition by funds advised or managed by PAI Funds of a controlling interest of Vivarte, followed up by a mandatory takeover
  • Sale by Sageos, a subsidiary of BRGM, of its 100% interest in ANTEA
  • Sale by funds advised or managed by CVC Capital Partners, Carlyle and Advent International as well as Lafarge and various managers of Materis Participations of a 100% interest in Materis Participations
  • Leveraged buy-out by several investment funds (CVC Capital Partners, Advent International, Carlyle) of Lafarge’s special material divisions



Université Paris, DESS University of Kent, LL.M. Paris Institut Supérieur d'Interprétariat et de Traduction, Diploma

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Paris, 1991