Stéphane Huten

Stéphane Huten


Email stephane.huten@​

Phone +33 1 53 67 47 47

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Practice groupCorporate

Stéphane Huten is a partner in the firm's Paris office and a member of our Corporate practice. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions both on private and public companies as well as on private equity transactions. Stéphane is a graduate of both ESSEC and Paris II University. 

Prior to joining the firm, he was a lawyer at the Paris office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (including one year in their New York office).  Stéphane Huten is ranked as one of the 50 most promising French lawyers (Magazine Droit des Affaires) and "forty under forties rising stars" (Financial News).

In 2015, Stéphane advised on nearly 20 transactions, he advised funds (Cathay, IDI, Pechel, Edrip) and company founders or management on the following operations: Newen, Coiffidis, Neoness, Edenred/ProwebCE, Dubbing Brothers, Coriolis, ACA, Algo, Alesa (Groupe Réel), Pacifa, TDF, Penel & Flippo, Isla Délices, as well as several other industrial operations.

Awards and recognitions


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Mergers and Acquisitions
Legal 500 EMEA


First position in the "Top France 2018 individual financial and legal advisers" by volume
Merger market


Ranked as one of the "forty under forties rising stars"
Financial News


Corporate/M&A (France), Up and Coming
Chambers Global

Education and admissions


Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 2002

ESSEC, ESSEC Business School

Representative experience

Deal counsel on the acquisition by Noondnay of Powerhouse from LBO France and the PE fund of Deutsche bank (2013 - €1bn).

Advising the management of Theolia in the tender offer of Macquarie (approx €300m).

Advising Astorg Partners for the sale of Geoservices to Schlumberger (US$1.07bn).

Advising PAI partners for the acquisition of Amec Spie from B-TP Amec (€1.040bn).

Advising PAI partners for the acquisition of the isocyanates businesses of Rhodia and Lyondell.

Advising PAI partners for the sale of Panzani to Ebro Puleva.

Advising Aéroports de Paris on the acquisition of 38 % of the listed company TAV (EV/US$2.4bn).

Advising Séchilienne-Sidec (public company) on the sale of its wind power units to EDF EN.

Advising SANEF on the sale of its Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Activity.

Advising the management of Sperian SA for the takeover of Honeywell on such company (US$1.4bn).

Advising Edenred in relation to the demerger of the listed company Accor.

Advising CGG in relation to its takeover of Veritas.

Advising HBI in relation to a public tender offer for Elior (EV - €2.4bn).

Advising several French listed companies on stock market regulations and corporate governance.

Advising Aéroports de Paris for the sale of the Masternaut Group to Francisco Partners.

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