Paul Hastings Advises Viadeo on a €24 million Private Placement

April 23, 2012

Paris Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Viadeo on its private placement of €24 million with several investors, including the Fonds Stratégique dInvestissement (FSI), Allianz, and Jefferies International Limited.

Viadeo is an online social network accessible in 6 languages, aimed at professionals globally. Viadeo has 45 million members and more than 3 million profiles consulted daily. Based in Paris, Viadeo also has local offices and teams in several countries, including the U.S., Russia, China, India, Mexico, Morocco, and Senegal. The Company has approximately 400 employees.

The Company was advised by Jefferies International Limited.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Partners Erwan Barre and Samia Sellam, assisted by Guillaume Boitel.

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