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Naxos Avocats

Advising Entrepreneurs

Naxos Avocats

About Naxos

Naxos Avocats is a French law firm dedicated to private equity

It advises shareholders and managers of companies in their M&A and private equity transactions.

The firm provides independent, tailor-made advice from a dedicated team, with a single point of contact.

Naxos Avocats is ranked “Reputable Practice” in Capital Investment – Advices to Managers by the 2022 ranking of Decideurs Magazine – Leaders league .

Intervention areas

A high level of expertise at the service of companies

When necessary, Naxos Avocats works with the best lawyers specialised in tax law, employment law or intellectual property law, both in France and abroad, selected for their ability to meet the specific needs of its clients, in complete independence.

Mergers & Acquisitions


Acquisitions and equity investments
(due diligence, letters of intent, SPA, liability guarantee, etc.)

Full or partial disposals
(VDD, data room, closing management, etc.)

(review of memorandum structures, package negotiations, management holdings, etc.)



Creation of startups
(legal assistance in the launch of the activity, partnership agreements…)

Series A, B and C
(investment protocol, shareholders agreement, waterfall, social documentation…)

Situation of key personnel
(cash-out, executives and / or employees share scheme, non-competition, good/bad leavers…)

Advice to Managers


Legal and tax optimisation of the situation of managers
(holding companies, donations, etc.)

Management packages

(remuneration, preference shares, promises, etc.)

Implementation of dismissal of managers and exclusion of shareholders

Advice to Groups of Companies


Structuring of groups
(creation of subsidiaries, mergers, partial contributions of assets, etc.)

Legal monitoring of group companies
(annual meetings, amendments to bylaws)

Implementation of employee incentive schemes
(manager warrants (BSPCE), free shares, etc.)

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