Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier advises Bouygues on its €1,079 million sale of Alstom shares

Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier advises its client Bouygues S.A. (“Bouygues”) in connection with its sale of 29,150,000 shares in Alstom S.A. (“Alstom”), representing 13.0% of its share capital, for a total amount of € 1,079 million euros.

Following this transaction, Bouygues will remain Alstom’s main shareholder with 14.7% of the share capital.

The transaction was carried out through a placement by way of an accelerated bookbuilding reserved for institutional investors.

BofA Merrill Lynch, BNP PARIBAS, J.P. Morgan and Société Générale acted as Joint Global Coordinators.

The Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier team is led by Bertrand Cardi (partner) and includes Laurent Gautier (partner) and Romain Querenet de Breville on capital markets aspects, Benjamin Burman (partner) on US securities law aspects, Christophe Vinsonneau (partner) and Cécile de Narp on corporate and M&A aspects, together with Vincent Agulhon (partner) on tax aspects.

Rothschild & Co and Perella Weinberg Partners are acting as financial advisors to Bouygues.