AccorHotels acquires Availpro and creates the European leader of digital services for independent hotels

AzamDarley & Associés, acted as counsel to VIVENVEST, CM-CIC and AURIGA PARTNERS and the other sellers in the course of the acquisition of AVAILPRO by ACCOR HOTELS
Created in 2001 by Philippe Lamarche, Thomas and Olivier Reynoird, Sébastien Boher and Laurent Mastio, AVAILPRO is one of the leading European software providers to hoteliers with more than 6,500 clients.
With this acquisition, ACCOR HOTELS is creating the leading European digital services provider for independent hotels, ranking as third largest global player in its sector.

Wasabi Analytics joins Dentsu Aegis Network

AzamDarley & Associés advised Sébastien Manaches, CEO and founder and Georges Arnould, CTO and partner of Wasabi Analytics, an agency specialized in Digital Analytics, throughout its sale to the Dentsu Aegis Network Group.

François Barré, French National Representative AIJA

François Barré was appointed French National Representative and Member of the Executive Committee of the International Young Lawyers Association (AIJA) during the Munich annual congress in August 2016.
With approximately 4,000 lawyers in 85 countries, AIJA is the only global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsels aged 45 and under. Through a wide range of meetings, seminars, law courses and advocacy, AIJA promotes professional cooperation and friendship among young career-building legal professionals on an international stage.

Scality maintains its growth and welcomes HP as new investor

Few months after closing a €. 40 million financing round, AzamDarley & Associés advised Scality throughout the strengthening of its partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) which, as a result, invested $ 10 million equity in Scality.
Scality, ranked among the fastest growing companies by Deloitte, maintains its expansion by opening its share capital to one of its main business partners.

« Transversal perspectives regarding the art of negotiation »

On December 4, 2015, Francois Barré held, in partnership with the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the Union of Young Lawyers at the Court of Paris (UJA), a conference regarding the art of negotiation, held at the Maison du Barreau de Paris, together with Philippe Legorjus, Former Commander and negotiator of the French SWAT (GIGN), Eric Danon, General Manager of the French Conseil Supérieur de la Formation et de la Recherche Stratégiques (CSFRS), Cédric Colaert, Partner at 8 ADVISORY, in charge of restructuring operations and Hirbod Dehghani-Azar, President of the European Mediators Association (AME).

Scality, Start-up of the Year 2015, raises €. 40 million

The law-firm AzamDarley & Associés advised SCALITY during its fundraising in the amount of nearly €. 40 million, completed in September 2015. The existing investors of SCALITY as well as its employees participated in the fundraising, which also enabled the opening of the share capital of SCALITY to a new investor, BroadBand Tower (JP).
AzamDarley & Associés has been assisting SCALITY, a leader in software solutions and data storage, elected start-up of 2015, since its creation and throughout its growth.