Guillaume Briant


Co-head of the corporate M&A and private equity team in the Paris office, Guillaume advises public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, on a variety of French and international transactional matters.

Guillaume has more than 15 years' experience advising European and US investors on their inbound investments in France, whether through the acquisition of businesses or equity investments in high growth companies, and advising French corporate players in their international operations. He focuses his practice on the technology (including telecoms) and life sciences sectors, but also has extensive experience in transactions involving the agri-food, media, and manufacturing industries. He regularly leads international transactions and quarterbacks cross-border teams of lawyers, with a particular focus on pan-European or cross-Atlantic transactions.

In an increasingly complex international legal landscape, Guillaume also advises on issues arising from foreign investment control in France as well as compliance and international sanctions in the context of M&A and  Private Equity transactions.

Guillaume speaks French and English and is a member of the Paris and New York bars.