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Matthieu Grollemund

Baker & McKenzie A.A.R.P.I.


Matthieu Grollemund co-heads the Paris Corporate Department of Baker McKenzie's Paris office.

Prior to joining the Firm, Matthieu Grollemund was a partner at an international law firm and was previously a partner in a US-based global law firm where he spent five years serving as counsel in the New York office. He also served as senior consultant at McKinsey & Co. from 2000 to 2003.

Nominated among "most innovative lawyers" by the Financial Times in 2016, his clients describe him as "very smart with great attention to details" and "handles very well cross-border deals".

Practice Focus

Matthieu’s practice covers M&A, private equity and special situations. He has significant experience in representing French and international private equity funds in investments, LBO, going-private transactions, stock and asset sales, IPOs and privately negotiated or hostile transactions involving public or private companies. He is particularly known in the Tech, Healthcare and highly regulated industries.

Professional Honors

  • Foreign Expert in Corporate/M&A (France and UK), Chambers Global 2017 
  • Most Innovative Lawyers in Europe, Financial Times 2016
  • Leading lawyer in M&A/Private Equity (France), Chambers Europe
  • Tier 1 in Private Equity, Legal 500
  • Rising Star, IFLR1000


  • England & Wales (Solicitor)~United Kingdom (2008)
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer New York~USA (2006)
  • Paris~France (1998)


  • Universite Paris I - La Sorbonne (Corporate Law) (1997)
  • ESCP (1995)


  • English
  • French
  • German


Author, Clauses d'extension et options de surallocation dans les augmentations de capital de sociétés cotées, Bulletin Joly Bourse, November 2015

Author, Sortie de LBO : le salut par l'internationalisation, Option Finance, December 2014

Contributor, Private Equity Newsletter, Dechert OnPoint, Winter 2014


Presenter, "Capital Raising Strategies in the US for French Companies," A Seminar Presented by Dechert's Corporate and Securities Team, Paris, 7 July 2016

Presenter, "Table Ronde: Restructuring 2016," Magazine des Affaires, Paris, January 2016