Alexandre Marque


Alexandre Marque co-heads our corporate/M&A and private equity departments.

Alexandre Marque focuses his practice on advising French and international corporations, investment funds and financial institutions on mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions, as well as capital, industrial and commercial tie-ups.

He also has particular strength in securities law and stock exchange regulations in the context of takeover bids, public offerings and private investments.

Alexandre Marque also has a wealth of experience advising on the privatization of state-owned entities on behalf of the French government, private investors, or the entities themselves.

He co-founded Franklin in 2000 and, having advised the Altice group since its inception, he joined them as Global General Counsel in 2015. In 2020, Alexandre returned to Franklin as a senior partner.

  • Legal 500 EMEA: Mergers & Acquisition – Private Equity: LBO
    The team demonstrates impressive speed of analysis and execution. The challenges and needs are well integrated, in a dynamic dealmaker fashion that is much appreciated.’
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2022 : Alexandre Marque is quoted in the category Equity development and LBOs, the majority of which involve companies with less than €50 million in assets
  • Décideurs 2022 – Alexandre Marque is ranked in the “Transactions between €75m and €500m” (Excellent) categorie of the Mergers & Acquisitions Guide
  • Alexandre Marque is individually ranked in the US directory Best Lawyers 2023.
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2021 : Alexandre Marque is quoted among the leading firms for M&A deals under 200 million euros ranking
  • Chambers Global and Europe 2021: What the team is known for: Advises a large roster of clients including a number of multinational entities. Particular expertise in corporate transactions arising in the TMT sphere. Experienced in an array of processes including industrial M&A and restructurings. Adept at handling cross-border transactions. Represents clients involved in the retail, real estate and healthcare industries.
    Strengths: Clients report that the lawyers are “flexible, reliable and imaginative.”
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2020 : Corporate – Fusions-acquisitions, « Tier 5 »
  • Institute of Political Sciences of Paris
  • University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas : Advanced studies degree (DEA) in International Law
  • University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas : Advanced studies degree (DEA) in Public Law