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Clifford Chance's Paris office landed a lead role advising the Lagardere group on the acquisition of Sportfive Group SAS from Advent International, Goldman Sachs, RTL group and several managers. The Clifford Chance team coordinated advice from its Paris and Düsseldorf offices. Paris-based partner Yves Wehrli led the corporate side and counsel Emmanuel Durand advised on competition aspects. Tax advice was provided by partner Eric Zeller in the Paris tax team and by Düsseldorf partner Claudia Milbradt. Ashurst acted opposite the magic circle firm advising the sellers. Corporate partner Hermann Schlindwein led from Frankfurt. Paris-based corporate associates Emmanuel Vergnaud and Constance Le Vert advised on the French aspects of the deal.