Alyssa Auberger has extensive experience in multijurisdictional M&A and Private Equity transactions and regularly advises American and French corporations, multinationals, and private equity investment funds on their acquisitions and divestitures worldwide. She joined Baker McKenzie in 1998, and was named Principal in July 2005. She is Franco-American and is admitted to practice in France and the US. Alyssa is the first Global Chair of the Firm’s Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group (which includes Luxury & Fashion); she previously served on the Firm’s Global Luxury & Fashion Steering Committee, European M&A Steering Committee and led the Paris office M&A practice. As Global Chair of the CG&R Industry Group, Alyssa has initiated a focus on Sustainability in the industry, including by organizing an event held with the support of the United Nations Global Compact at the UN Headquarters in New York to educate industry players on the actions they can take to advance sustainability in their respective organizations.
In addition to her M&A and Private Equity practice, she regularly advises international groups in the luxury, fashion and beauty sector on their international expansion, corporate and commercial matters; she also assists clients in the negotiation and implementation of joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances, as well as in venture capital transactions involving the creation of corporate entities and the drafting and negotiating of shareholders’ agreements.
Alyssa is ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Luxury by Legal 500.