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Pierre Tourres

Corporate Partner, Paris

"I am an experienced corporate lawyer, regularly advising on cross-border M&A transactions, with significant experience in public takeovers. I am reliable, technically sound and have deep experience in public and private M&A deals across many sectors."

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Pierre advises corporate clients on public and private M&A transactions and corporate restructurings.
 
Pierre is co-head of the firm’s automobile sector and has significant experience in the pharma sector.
 
Work highlights
Pierre has advised on many market-leading transactions. These include advising:
 
  • Holcim on the merger with Lafarge
  • CGG, a leading geosciences services provider on one of the largest ever restructurings of a French listed company
  • CGG in the defence against the unsolicited offer made by Technip
  • Linamar Corporation on the public tender offer for all the outstanding shares of Montupet
  • PSA Peugeot Citroën on the strategic alliance with Mahindra & Mahindra of the PSA Peugeot Citroën scooter business
  • Casino Guichard-Perrachon on the €1bn disposal of its Vietnamese business operations

Professional experience

Pierre is a member of the board of directors of Réseau Etincelle, a charity that activates the entrepreneurial mindset for school leavers without qualifications.
 

Education and qualifications

Pierre studied law on a joint degree programme run by Paris Sorbonne University and the University of Cologne, obtaining a master’s in law. He also holds a postgraduate degree in law at University of Paris and a LLM degree from Duke University, U.S.

Pierre speaks English, French and German.