Guilhem Richard is a member of Gide’s Banking & Finance practice group. He specialises in capital markets, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He acts primarily as counsel to both issuers and lead arrangers on a wide range of market operations (in particular on IPOs, capital increases, private investments, block disposals and dual listings) as well as on the issuance of securities giving access to capital (OCEANE, ORA) and high-yield securities. His practice also covers external growth operations and issues related to corporate law, securities law and the governance of listed companies.
He graduated from Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Master 1 Business Law, 2003), Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master 2 Research Business Law, 2004), Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (Master 2 Economic Law , 2004) and ESCP EUROPE (Grande Ecole Master 2 diploma, class of 2008).
He has recently acted on the initial public offering of Erytech on Nasdaq and of Lysogene, Poxel, Electro Power System, and Pixium Vision on Euronext Paris. He was also instructed on the capital increases of Erytech, Poxel, DBV Technologies, Vallourec, Foncière des Murs, La Société de la Tour Eiffel, La Société des Bains de Mer, and on the issuance of bonds exchangeable or redeemable in shares for Air France, Ingenico and Assystem.