Julien Leris

Julien Leris

Associate, Corporate


Julien Leris focuses his practice on private equity, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Leris advises international and French clients on private equity and general corporate transactions, such as leveraged buyouts, build-ups, disposals and corporate restructurings. He has particular experience in the health care and renewable energy sectors.

Mr. Leris’s experience includes counseling:

  • Evergaz in connection with several acquisitions of biogas plants in France and Germany and in the setup of joint ventures with other infrastructure funds
  • Ardian Private Equity and Merieux Equity Partners in connection with:
    • the rollover of their co-investment stake in Humens (a spin-off of Seqens Group) and in Seqens Group
    • the sale of Humens to Leto
  • Galiena Capital in several leveraged buyout transactions (acquisitions, disposals and build-ups), including the acquisition of Clufix Group, the sale of Spartner Group and the build-up by HAcare (a Galiena portfolio company) of Herdegen
  • Citi Ventures in connection with its investment in Defacto, a French business-to-business fintech company
  • Financière LM, a family office based in Belgium, in connection with the leveraged buyout of Délices de France
  • LBO France in connection with the sale of Spine Innovations - several companies in connection with their initial public offerings
  • Seven2 and Crystal Group in various external growth transactions
  • several groups in the health care sector (ophthalmology and dental) during their consolidation phases and in build-up acquisitions



  • Specialized Masters, HEC School of Management, 2017
  • Certification for the Profession of Attorney, Paris Bar School, 2016
  • Master's Degree, University of Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, 2014


  • Paris

Julien Leris