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Arnaud Mouton


Automotive | Industrials | Life sciences | Mergers and acquisitions | Private M&A | Public M&A |

The Rising Star

The Legal 500 2023 (Corporate M&A)

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About Arnaud Mouton

Avocat à la Cour, Arnaud is a Global Transactions Counsel in our Paris office.

He focuses on corporate transactions in relation to public and private M&A, as well as in relation to corporate governance issues. He also advises on equity issuance in listed companies.

Arnaud is fluent in French and English.

Recent work

Some of Arnaud's recent experience includes advising:

  • Cognizant on the acquisition of Entrepreneurs et Investisseurs Technologies
  • CDPQ in connection with (i) the sale of its stake in Bombardier Transportation to Alstom and (ii) its investment in Alstom
  • AstraZeneca in its acquisition of Amolyt Pharma, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel treatments for rare endocrine diseases
  • AstraZeneca PLC on its a collaboration and investment agreement with Cellectis, a French listed company in the field of clinical-stage biotechnology
  • La Française des Jeux on the filing of a public tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Kindred Group Plc (Unibet) listed on Nasdaq Stockholm to create a European gaming champion
  • Hitachi Rail on the divestment of its mainline signalling business in France, as well as signalling business units in Germany and the UK
  • Renault Group on the carve-out of its electric vehicle and vehicle software-defined business to form the Ampere Group
  • Invexans on the sale of a 9,6% stake in Nexans, a French listed company via an accelerated book building
  • GIC, a member of a consortium led by TDR Capital, on the sale of LeasePlan Group, one of the world’s leading fleet management and mobility companies, to ALD, Société Générale's car leasing division
  • Getir BV, the Istanbul-based online grocery delivery service, on the acquisition of German rival Gorillas in a deal that values Gorillas at $1.2bn and the combined group at $10 billion
  • Universal Music Group, one of Deezer’s existing shareholders, on the business combination between Deezer and I2PO, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) in France and its additional investment in the PIPE in order to fund the cash requirements of I2PO following the combination
  • Volkswagen AG and the consortium (Attestor Limited and Pon Holdings B.V) on its planned takeover offer for Europcar Mobility Group
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, shareholder of Bpifrance SA, in the context of the merger between Bpifrance SA and Bpifrance Financement



  • EDHEC Business School
  • Catholic University of Lille (Master 2 in Business Law)

Professional Qualifications

Avocat à la Cour, France