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Pierre-Alexandre Degehet

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Bonn Steichen & Partners


Corporate, M&A ¦ Capital Markets ¦ Banking & Finance ¦ Startup


  • Pierre-Alexandre is the Head of Corporate, M&A. His practice covers a broad spectrum of corporate and transactional matters with a particular focus on domestic and cross-border merger and acquisitions, public takeovers, corporate finance transactions, as well as securities law, regulatory and general commercial matters.
  • His credentials include strong experience in takeovers (hostile or friendly) for major financial institutions and industrial groups but also small and mid-cap companies, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliance.
  • Pierre-Alexandre regularly advises companies and their boards, as well as investors, on corporate governance issues, on legal and regulatory responsibilities including directors’ duties, individual liability and contentious shareholders’ meetings. He is active as well with respect to drawing up, implementation and compliance with corporate governance rules.
  • In addition to his corporate expertise, Pierre-Alexandre has been involved in a number of capital market transactions advising international and Luxembourg financial institutions and corporates on various types of financing, such as refinancing packages and debt restructurings.
  • Pierre-Alexandre also provides advice on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) matters, specialising in multi-jurisdiction outsourcings and outsourcing in the financial services sector.
  • Prior to joining the firm, Pierre-Alexandre was senior legal counsel at Arcelor and advised on major financing and corporate restructurings. He actively participated in Arcelor’s defence team against MittalSteel’s hostile takeover and subsequently acted in relation to the merger that created ArcelorMittal and all matters related to the implementation and integration phase.


English, French and Italian.


Association des Banques et Banquiers de Luxembourg (ABBL) International Bar Association (IBA) Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA)


Katholieke Universiteit Brabant Tilburg, the Netherlands, LL.M., 1996. Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Bachelor in Law, 1995.Faculté Universitaire Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium, Candidature en droit, 1992.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Bonn Steichen & Partners has a strong pedigree across a range of debt and equity capital markets transactions. Pierre-Alexandre Degehet recently advised IVS Group on its €240m senior unsecured notes issuance. Laurent Lazard provided local law advice to ADO Properties on its €456m IPO. Jean Steffen and Evelyn Maher are also well versed in capital markets matters.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Aided by a market-leading tax team, Bonn Steichen & Partners provides a ‘very responsive’ service that covers a range of M&A and restructuring mandates. Team head Pierre-Alexandre Degehet recently assisted UBI Banca on the internal restructuring of its Luxembourg private bank prior to its sale to EFG International.

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