Antoine Bouzanquet is counsel in the Corporate and Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Paris. He focuses on the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects, in France and abroad.
Antoine advises a broad spectrum of market players, including sponsors (industrial sponsors and investment funds) and lenders (commercial banks and institutional investors), on complex greenfield and brownfield energy/infrastructure-related private equity, M&A or project development and financing transactions.
Over the past few years, Antoine has been involved as main legal advisor in numerous high-profile transactions in the telecom, transport and energy sectors and has earned a reputation of problem-solving and success-oriented lawyer, with a combination of robust technical skills and strong business acumen.
Before joining Willkie in 2015, Antoine worked as an associate at Mayer Brown where he advised on LBO and real estate transactions. He also gained experience in capital markets in a leading French bank.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Antoine graduated from the University of Paris 2 – Assas and the University of Oxford in business law. He also graduated from ESCP Europe, where he received a degree in management and finance.
A native French speaker, Antoine is fluent in English.