M&A and Corporate Finance


Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents around the world, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing us to bring the right mix of firm-wide skill and local-market presence to deliver the coordinated legal advice necessary to help our clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives. Recognized by clients, the media, and professional commentators as best in class, Weil’s lawyers are known for the clarity, timeliness, and effectiveness of their counsel, and as a result, have become their clients’ call of first resort for solutions to their toughest legal challenges. Weil’s one-firm approach ensures that the Firm works seamlessly to handle the most complex Corporate, Litigation, Regulatory, Tax, and Restructuring challenges.

Yannick Piette


Paris, France

☎ +33 1 4421 9797


Yannick Piette is a Corporate partner in the Paris office. His practice involves a wide range of mergers and acquisitions-related matters both for public and private companies. He regularly represents listed companies in high profile domestic and cross-border merger and acquisitions transactions, friendly and hostile takeovers, business reorganizations, spin-offs and carve-outs. He also advises clients on corporate and governance matters, as well as on hostile takeover defense strategies. Yannick joined Weil in 2014 from a major international law firm, where he was a partner in the Paris office. He graduated EDHEC Business School in 1999 and received his post-graduate degree in corporate law from University of Lille II in 2000.

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