Bio

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 pending acquisition by Qualcomm, Inc.;
  • 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 2015, having previously trained in the Paris office of another international law firm. He also served as a research fellow at the American Antitrust Institute in Washington, D.C.

Credentials

Education

  • Master II, University of Paris X - Nanterre, 2013
  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2013
  • Master I, University of Paris X - Nanterre, 2011
  • License, University of Paris X - Nanterre, 2010

Admissions

  • Brussels (B-list)
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • French
  • English

Amaury S. Sibon

Associate, Antitrust/Competition
amaury.sibon@skadden.com