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Eversheds Sutherland France strengthens its corporate team with new appointment

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    Sébastien Pontillo joins private equity practice

    The Paris office of Eversheds Sutherland continues to grow as it announces the arrival of new partner Sébastien Pontillo within the Corporate department, expanding the private equity practice.

    Sébastien has significant experience in leveraged buyouts, as well as in restructurings, joint-venture agreements, and the conduct of strategic projects. Sébastien advises investment funds, banks, industrial groups and management teams on international as well as domestic transactions.

    His arrival, a key part of Eversheds Sutherland’s development strategy, will enable the firm to meet the interests and expectations of French and international private equity clients.

    Following an internal promotion and a recruitment in 2017, the Corporate team now comprises four partners, Eric Knai, Franck Bourgeois, Catherine Detalle and Sébastien Pontillo, who collectively have the expertise to deliver tailored services to its clients.

    Sébastien Pontillo said:

    “I am delighted to join a law firm with a commitment to service excellence, and to contribute to the development of its private equity practice. Eversheds Sutherland’s international reach will assist my clients on all aspects of business law.”

    Rémi Kleiman, Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland France, added:

    “We are very happy to welcome Sébastien in the Paris office. His arrival reinforces the firm’s development targets and we wish him every success in his future projects.”

    Eric Knai, the Partner in charge of the Corporate department at Eversheds Sutherland France concluded:

    “Welcoming Sébastien, who has recognised expertise in private equity, is part of our strategy to strengthen our corporate offer and to target transactions of all sizes. Our team, which has grown significantly over the last few months, enables us to support our clients on their large-scale transactions to help grow their businesses.”


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