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Pierre Clermontel
4 place de l'Opéra
75002 Paris
T: +33 1 40 73 12 38
F: +33 1 47 20 50 82
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Areas of Practice
Finance Leveraged Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Governance

  Capital Markets

Pierre Clermontel is the managing partner of the firm’s Paris office.  His practice focuses on corporate finance, capital markets transactions and mergers & acquisitions.  He frequently advises issuers and lead managers in connection with IPOs and global offerings.  He is also regularly involved in French and cross-border mergers & acquisitions and in acquisition finance transactions. 

Since joining from Linklaters in 2000 to develop Debevoise’s capital markets practice, Mr. Clermontel has not ceased to impress his clients and peers. Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (2014) describes him as “technically very competent and ‘creative’”. He is also hailed by Chambers Global as a “genius” and credited with being responsible for the group’s “unstoppable ascension”. According to the 2013 edition of Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, he is "pragmatic and able to quickly understand what the client needs.” Mr. Clermontel is currently ranked as a leading individual for Capital Markets: Equity (France) in Chambers Global (2014) and Chambers Europe (2014). He is also ranked as “highly recommended” by PLC Which Lawyer? and is listed as a “Leading Lawyer” for both Debt and Equity Capital Markets by IFLR 1000 (2014). Mr. Clermontel has also been praised for his “excellent abilities” by Who’s Who Legal France (2014).

Mr. Clermontel is a member of the Paris Bar.  He has published numerous articles relating to legal developments affecting financial markets and stock exchange regulations.  He has also published a practical guide of IPOs and a book relating to financial markets: “Le Droit de la Communication Financière”, (Préface Nicolas Molfessis), Editions Lextenso 2009.

Prior to joining Debevoise in 2000, Mr. Clermontel worked with the French Commission des Opérations de Bourse, and then with Linklaters, where he was a partner in the Paris office.  Mr. Clermontel holds a DEA in Business Law and has completed his education at the City University of New York.

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Bar Admissions

Université Paris X, 1986, D.E.A.
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 1985, Maîtrise en droit

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