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News Oct 07, 2019

Shearman & Sterling Grows Corporate Team With New Private Equity Partner

Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce that Thomas Philippe has joined the firm as a Mergers & Acquisitions partner in Paris.

Thomas specializes in private equity, advising financial sponsors on all aspects of their investment activities as well as their portfolio companies. He is particularly experienced in leveraged buyout transactions.

Commenting on Thomas' appointment, George Casey, Global Managing Partner and Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group Leader, stated: We are thrilled to welcome Thomas to the firm. He will add valuable expertise to our premier Mergers & Acquisitions practice in Europe, helping clients who continue to turn to us for their most strategically important and complex deals.

Guillaume Isautier, who leads the Paris Corporate practice and is Deputy Head of the Paris office, added: Thomas has extensive insight into the French private equity market and the issues affecting private equity firms. This depth of experience will augment our Paris offering.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling Thomas was a partner at Mayer Brown.