Amaury Sibon advises on all aspects of EU competition law, including merger control, cartel investigations and behavioral matters.
Mr. Sibon has experience handling complex multijurisdictional mergers and in-depth investigations before the European Commission and other international competition agencies. He has worked with clients from a broad range of industries such as technology, media and telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services, pharmaceuticals, transportation and consumer goods. Notable examples of Mr. Sibon’s merger control work include:
NXP Semiconductors NV in its proposed but terminated acquisition by Qualcomm, Inc.;
- Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. in its acquisition of the assets of automotive supplier GST AutoLeather, Inc.;
- StandardAero, Inc., a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, in its acquisition of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS from Airbus SE;
- Stryker Corporation in its $1.6 billion acquisition of K2M Group Holdings, Inc.;
- CommScope in its $7.4 billion acquisition of ARRIS International;
Key Safety Systems, Inc. in its pending acquisition of substantially all of Takata Corporation’s global assets and operations;
EMC Corporation in its proposed US$67 billion acquisition by Denali Holding Inc., the parent company of Dell Inc.;
Broadcom Corporation in its acquisition by Avago Technologies Limited;
Reichhold, Inc. in its merger with Polynt Group sarl, and their joint control by funds managed by Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. and Investindustrial;
Intel Corp. in the acquisition of its McAfee Security business by TPG Capital;
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. and a private equity consortium in Freescale’s acquisition by NXP Semiconductors NV;
DSV Group in its US$1.34 billion acquisition of UTi Worldwide Inc. through a cash merger; and
Wendel SE and its portfolio company AlliedBarton Security Services LLC in AlliedBarton’s merger with Warburg Pincus-backed Universal Services of America, Inc.
His experience in competition law is strengthened by his involvement in various antitrust investigations before the European Commission.
Mr. Sibon joined the firm in February 2015 and was a resident in the firm’s Brussels office
from 2015 to 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sibon trained in the Paris office of another
international law firm and served as a research fellow at the American Antitrust Institute in