Pierre-Alexandre Degehet is a Partner in the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets practices. Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 1997, he has been a well-known and respected lawyer for over 25 years in Corporate M&A and Capital Markets, as well in Banking and Finance, with a long track record of complex transactions ranging from stock market listings, corporate finance transactions, private equity structuring, and joint ventures to hostile and friendly takeovers. Pierre-Alexandre has also significant experience in corporate governance and regulatory issues.
He started his legal career in one of the Big Four audit firms, forged a successful path in various renowned Luxembourg law firms, notably in a magic circle firm, before joining Arcelor, and assisting in the setting up and developing the group's legal department, where he was responsible for corporate, finance and securities law matters for the Arcelor group until the merger with Mittal. After this merger, in which he actively participated and contributed to the legal integration of the ArcelorMittal group, he returned to the bar. He became one of the founding partners of a highly respected Luxembourg law firm well-established in the market. In addition, he established and developed both the Startup & Fintech practice and the French desk, solidifying their presence and reputation.
Pierre-Alexandre is a member of the Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA) and acts as Vice-Chair and active member of the Legal & Regulatory Committee, is a member of the Luxembourg Arbitration Association (LAA), the LuxCMA - Luxembourg Capital Markets Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).
He studied at the Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, where he obtained his degree in law in 1995. He also holds a LLM. from the Katholieke Universiteit Brabant Tilburg, in the Netherlands, in 1996.
- Katholieke Universiteit Brabant Tilburg, the Netherlands, LL.M., 1996.
- Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Licence en droit (Bachelor in Law), 1995.
- Faculté Universitaire Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium, Candidature en droit, 1992.
English, French, Luxembourgish
- Luxembourg Bar, admitted in 1997
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA)
- Luxembourg Arbitration Association (LAA)
- Luxembourg Capital Markets Association (LuxCMA)