Pierre Clermontel is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Paris office. His practice focuses on corporate finance, capital markets transactions and ...
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- Ingeus Investments Limited (a subsidiary of Providence Service Corporation) in its sale of its French subsidiary Ingeus SAS to German group LIVIA Corporate Development SE.
- Vladimir Potanin Foundation in the organization of an unprecedented exhibition of Soviet and Russian contemporary art at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
- Belectric in its sale of Belectric Solar & Battery to Innogy.
- Pernod Ricard in its $600 million bond issue due 2026.
- Pernod Ricard in its €500 million offering of 1.875% notes due 2023.
- Actavis in the sale of Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, a pharmaceutical outsourcing and R&D business in the U.S., to TPG.
- Pernod Ricard in the issuance of €850 million 2.000% Notes due 2020.
- Ray Investment, whose shareholders were funds controlled by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Eurazeo, BAML Capital Partners and Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, in a series of accelerated book-building offerings of Rexel shares valued in excess of €3.3 billion.
- New York Life Investments in its €380 million acquisition of Dexia Asset Management.
- Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Natixis and Société Générale as joint bookrunners in the €200 million offering of 1.75% equity related bonds due 2020 by Orpéa.
- Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Natixis, Société Générale, BNP Paribas and CM-CIC Securities as joint bookrunners in the €380 million offering of 4.012% bonds due 2020 by Terisam, a subsidiary of Artémis Group.
- Kering in the establishment of its €5 billion EMTN Programme and numerous drawdowns thereunder.
- Alstom in its €500 million offering of 3.00% bonds due 2019 under its EMTN program.
- Rexel in its concurrent €650 million offering of 5.125% senior notes and $500 million offering of 5.250% senior notes, both due 2020.
- Dentsu in its €218 million sale of 7.5 million of Publicis Groupe’s shares to Publicis Groupe.
- Eurosic in its €810 million public takeover by Batipart, the holding company of French property entrepreneur Charles Ruggieri.
- Wendel in several block trades, together with KKR, of Legrand's shares.
- Najafi Companies in its acquisition of DirectGroup France, Belgium, Switzerland and Quebec from Bertelsmann AG.
- Artémis in its acquisition of a majority stake in CAPI France, a real estate brokerage firm.
- Poweo in the sale of Verbund’s stake to Direct Energie and subsequent merger.
- Société Générale as the global coordinator of Axway’s €300 million initial public offering.
- Lagardère, as selling shareholder of a 20% stake in the French pay TV channel Canal+ France.
- Ingenico in the club deal bank facility for its €270 million acquisition of German payment services provider easycash. The financing consisted of a €210 million term facility and a €60 million revolving facility.
- Calyon and BNP Paribas in the €610 million offering by Eurazeo of bonds exchangeable into shares of Danone.
- Pernod Ricard in its €5.6 billion acquisition of the Vin & Sprit Group, makers of Absolut vodka, from the Kingdom of Sweden in one of the largest cross-border privatizations of 2008.
- Vivendi in its €3.5 billion financing for the acquisitions of Neuf Cegetel and Activision.
- Bureau Veritas in its €7 billion initial public offering and listing on Euronext Paris.
- Citigroup and Crédit Suisse in the €1.7 billion initial public offering and listing on Euronext Paris of shares by Paris Re Holdings Limited, a Stone Point Capital portfolio company.
- Gaz de France in its €91 billion merger with Suez and the registration of the transaction with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Legrand and its shareholders, KKR and Wendel, in the €7 billion initial public offering of Legrand and subsequent sell-downs by KKR and Wendel.
- Alstom in the sale of its ship building division, Chantiers de l'Atlantique, to Aker Yards.
- AXA Group and its main shareholder, FINAXA, in their €5 billion merger.
- Université Paris X, 1986, D.E.A.
- Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 1985, Maîtrise en droit