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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI
75007 PARIS

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Partner Antoine Vergnat focuses his practice on advice to French and non-French investment funds, corporate groups and entrepreneurs operating in the industrial, service and real estate sectors on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters. Antoine focuses his practice on transactional tax law, with an emphasis on matters relating to the acquisition and sale of assets, the financing and restructuring of groups, as well as the management of tax affairs and controversies before tax authorities.

Antoine also regularly provides tax advice to high-net-worth individuals on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters and has significant experience in the structuring of equity compensation schemes for management teams.

For further details of Antoine’s biography, please view McDermott website here.


EDHEC Business School, 1996
University of Paris-Dauphine, LLM (DESS), Corporate Taxation, 1999
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master’s, Tax Law, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI assise une clientèle de premier plan, constituée de fonds d’investissement et de sociétés, sur la structuration d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity de taille moyenne. L’équipe fiscale travaille en collaboration avec le département corporate du cabinet pour traiter d’importantes opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity dans le secteur de la santé. La gestion des dossiers internationaux impliquant les États-Unis ou l’Italie est un autre domaine d’excellence. Antoine Vergnat dirige la pratique fiscale. Il est entouré de  Romain Desmonts qui a été promu counsel en janvier 2021.

France > Tax

Led by Antoine VergnatMcDermott Will & Emery AARPI‘s tax team provides assistance to the firm’s corporate and private equity practice. The team assists investment funds and management teams with LBO transactions, often in the mid-cap segment of the market, as well as with venture investments, notably in the IT and biotechnology sectors. The tax team has strong cross-border capabilities. Its in-depth knowledge of the healthcare sector is another asset. The practice’s stand-alone caseload includes assisting companies, private clients and funds with tax restructuring, trust, audit and litigation work. Counsel Romain Desmonts is also noted.