David Haccoun has 20 years of M&A practice in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions (share or asset deals, both on seller and purchaser's sides, pre and post-closing restructuring).

His extensive experience includes the negotiation and implementation of joint ventures and strategic alliances and advises managers on venture transactions, shareholders' agreements and management packages. He has developed a deep experience in transactions involving multi-jurisdictional companies in transport and automotive sector, as well as in other industries such as ITC and food and retail.

He assists, as trusted advisor, listed and non-listed companies, SNCF (panel), Safran (panel), Groupe Casino (panel) and digital companies such as Capgemini or onepoint on their mergers and acquisitions projects as well as on their strategic alliances in France and abroad.

"David is friendly, really open-minded and a real pleasure to work with."

Chambers & Partners

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

Thanks to my expertise and experience, I have enabled Osborne Clarke's Corporate/M&A practice to be recognised by the market place and to be increasingly seen as an innovative alternative to traditional M&A firms in France.


Osborne Clarke advised the Belron group in its plan to sell the Carglass® Maison group to a joint venture between Mutares and HomeServe France.

Causeway Technologies Ltd

Osborne Clarke advised Causeway Technologies Ltd on all aspects of the acquisition of Erméo SAS.

Group Casino

Osborne Clarke advised Casino Group and its subsidiary RelevanC on the digital component of its partnership with Intermarché announced on 15 April 2021.


Osborne Clarke advised Capgemini on the acquisition of Five by Five.


Osborne Clarke advised Shopinvest on Rue du Commerce acquisition.

Group Casino

Osborne Clarke advised Groupe Casino on the sale of its subsidiary Luché Tradition Poultry.


Osborne Clarke advised onepoint on the acquisition of Weave.


Osborne Clarke advised German media group Ströer on the acquisition of a 100% stake in energy broker C2E.

K+S Group

Osborne Clarke advised the German group K+S on the sale of two French subsidiaries to management.

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