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Arnaud Berdou

European Counsel

Arnaud Berdou

European Counsel
Paris +33-1-7304-1000+33-1-7304-1000 +33-1-7304-1010+33-1-7304-1010
[email protected]

Arnaud Berdou is an associate in the Firm’s General Practice Group. Mr. Berdou represents clients on a broad range of transactions with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions. He regularly advises public and privately-held companies in connection with corporate governance issues.

Arnaud is fluent in French and English. He is a member of the Paris bar and teaches Business Law at the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas. 


  • EXOR Nederland N.V. in connection with Covéa Coopérations S.A.’s $9 billion proposed purchase of PartnerRe Ltd from EXOR
  • Altran Technologies in its acquisition of Aricent from a group of investors led by KKR (US$2.0 billion)
  • Elis in its €2.47 billion acquisition of Berendsen plc
  • Alcatel-Lucent in its €15.6 billion acquisition by Nokia
  • Synageva BioPharma in its $8.4 billion acquisition by Alexion