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August Debouzy strengthens its securities law practice with the addition of new partner

Communiqué Corporate | 09/12/16 | 1 min. |

Jérôme Brosset is joining AUGUST DEBOUZY as a partner in the Corporate practice. His arrival brings new securities law expertise to the 8-partner Corporate practice headed by Gilles August.

Specialized in securities law and M&A, corporate governance and listed companies, Jérôme Brosset acts in both transactional and litigation matters. He advises French and international companies, investment funds and financial institutions in connection with M&A transactions targeting listed or unlisted companies.

Jérôme Brosset is particularly well regarded for handling complex issues involving both friendly and hostile takeover bids, and representing clients in disputes before the AMF, the French stock exchange regulatory body. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in a significant number of hostile takeover bids and related litigation. Recently, he advised a foreign company in connection with its takeover of a listed company in the spirits and beverages industry, participated in the strategic alliance between two French listed IT companies, and advised a listed mutual bank entity in its reorganization.

Jérôme Brosset says, “I am thrilled to join AUGUST DEBOUZY, a highly regarded full service law firm with which I share the same values and standards of excellence and innovation, as well as its entrepreneurial vision. I am really looking forward to developing my securities law expertise within the firm’s corporate group and extending the capabilities we provide”.

“We are very pleased to have Jérôme join us. His specialist expertise will broaden the scope of services we offer clients” comments Julien Aucomte, partner in AUGUST DEBOUZY’s Corporate practice.

About Jérôme Brosset

Admitted to the Paris Bar since 1997, Jérôme Brosset holds a Masters (Maîtrise) degree in Business Law from the Université de Paris I, and graduated from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (“Sciences-Po Paris”).

Jérôme Brosset began his career at Clifford Chance (1996-1998) and at Veil Armfelt Jourde la Garanderie (1998_2001). In 2001, he joined Brandford Griffith & Associés where he became a partner in 2004.

He also teaches law at the Université de Paris I.


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