Yannick Piette


Yannick Piette
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 Piette has notably advised:

  • Icade on its €2.6 billion offer for Silic;
  • Gaz Transport and Technigaz on its IPO;
  • Alcatel-Lucent on its €630 million issuance of OCEANEs;
  • Safran on the change of its corporate governance structure;
  • Solvay on its €3.4 billion offer for Rhodia;
  • Icade on its €1.2 billion offer for Compagnie la Lucette;
  • the French State on its €5 billion investment in BPCE; and
  • the Caisse des dépôts et consignations on the creation of the French sovereign wealth fund (€20 billion).

Yannick Piette joined Weil in 2014 from a major international law firm, where he was a partner in the Paris office.

Yannick Piette 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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