Antoine Vergnat focuses his practice on advice to French and non-French investment funds, corporate groups and entrepreneurs operating in the industrial, service and real estate sectors on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters. Antoine focuses his practice on transactional tax law, with an emphasis on matters relating to the acquisition and sale of assets, the financing and restructuring of groups, as well as the management of tax affairs and controversies before tax authorities.

Antoine also regularly provides tax advice to high-net-worth individuals on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters and has significant experience in the structuring of equity compensation schemes for management teams.


  • Advised several sponsors, founders and management teams on private equity deals
  • Advised an Italian worldwide leader in the beverage industry on a post-deal restructuring
  • Advised a French worldwide leader in the tableware industry on a global tax planning

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  • The Best Lawyers in France, 2022
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Recommended Lawyer
  • World Tax, International Tax Review 2014 – 2018, leading tax expert


EDHEC Business School, 1996
University of Paris-Dauphine, LLM (DESS), Corporate Taxation, 1999
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master’s, Tax Law, 1998


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Antoine Vergnat

Insights & Events / Media

International News / December 2019

On the Subject / November 13, 2019

Paris, France / McDermott Event / October 17, 2019

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / May 8, 2019

Paris. France / McDermott Event / April 9, 2019

Paris, France / McDermott Event / July 10, 2018

Milan, Italy / McDermott Event / May 15, 2018

Option Finance Supplement / February 15, 2016

Video / September 29, 2015

Getting the Deal Through - Focus on Tax Controversy / Summer 2015