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Allen & Overy advises Swisscom on its sale of Local.fr

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Alexandre Ancel

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Pauline Regnier

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08 February 2022

Allen & Overy has advised Swisscom, a leader in the telecommunications sector in Switzerland, in connection with the sale of Local.fr to a company majority-owned by NJJ Capital, Xavier Niel's holding company, alongside a group of managers led by Christophe Marais-Laforgue, CEO.

Specialised in marketing and local media for VSEs and SMEs, Local.fr has been operating in France for more than 35 years and allows local professionals to connect with their customers. 

The Allen & Overy team was led in Paris by Alexandre Ancel (Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions), with Pauline Regnier and Thibault Debrai-Malot (Associates, Mergers and Acquisitions).