Nova Partners is a law firm, based in Marseille, France, specializing in corporate finance matters (financing, LBO, private equity, restructuring and M&A), real estate and advising businesses in difficulty.

Dealing especially with highly complex matters and value added transactions, both on a domestic and on an international scale, the members of Nova Partners, recruited from some of the best international law firms, bring their know-how, multi-disciplinary legal expertise, practice and experience to serve their clients’ financial and commercial interests, by taking an extremely strong business approach.

Therefore, Nova Partners can advise French or international corporate groups, start-ups, directors/managers (CEO, CFO, etc…), investment funds (GP’s and LP’s) or banks, at each step of the company’s growth and development (external growth, organic growth, growth by partnerships, international development) and in case the company is subject to financial difficulties (restructuring, agreement procedures and insolvency proceedings).

Their legal, economic and financial background enables the members of the team to handle transactions with an operational and financial approach. Expertise and availability approach are considered by our team as obvious prerequisites.

Nova Partners has choosen to be located in Marseille, because of its economic dynamism and its international outlook, since it is a growing strategic business center.

Nova Partners is member of France Invest (ex-AFIC), a french association dedicated to the private equity industry.


Nova Partners is regularly quoted in the best law firms league tables established on an.

International scale 

Legal 500

Leading Advisers in France Acquisition International

National scale, in M&A, private equity

League Table Private Equity  – Option Finance 

Interview of Nova Partners – Option Finance 

Classement – Décideurs Magazine

> Opérations de capital développement

> Opérations de LBO Lower mid-cap et small cap

National scale in restructuring 

> League table  – Option finance

> League table – Décideurs magazine