Duteil Avocats

As a leading private equity, M&A and capital markets law firm, Duteil Avocats has expanded its service offering to include financing operations and advice to start-ups. Relying on recognized expertise in its areas of specialisation, Duteil Avocats has over more than 20 years successfully closed several complex French and cross-border transactions.


M&A TRANSACTION – Duteil Avocats (David Merlet, Cristian Rawlins) advised all the shareholders of the company CORIAL in its sale to the U-S Group PLASMA –THERM.

Founded in 2004 and based in the region of Grenoble (France), CORIAL specializes in plasma etch and deposition equipment for specialty semiconductor markets. CORIAL makes most of its turnover with export activities and distributes mainly its products in Asia, Russia and Europe.

Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Florida (USA), PLASMA-THERM is a manufacturer group of plasma etch, deposition, and advanced packaging equipment for specialty semiconductor and nanotechnology markets.

This acquisition of France-based CORIAL enables PLASMA – THERM to strengthen its position in Europe and to provide itself with an experience R&D team in the plasma treatment.

June 2018