Patrick Mousset is a partner of Gowling WLG Paris focusing his practice on Private Equity and related M&A transactions for French and foreign Private Equity funds (on minority or majority stakes) and also with a concentration on management packages. For more than 20 years, Patrick has been advising on the structuring of investments and divestments for sponsors and managers, build-ups and dispositions, but also dividend recaps and restructuring issues, refinancing, ESG and privacy matters. He also assists private equity firms and limited partners on fund formation and fundraising aspects. He has a consistent track-record and acknowledgement of the market through numerous recognition of Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Décideurs, Option Droit & Affaires, among others. Patrick begun his carrier in Canada (Toronto and Montreal) before joining US and UK law firm offices in Paris and holds master degrees in Business Law both in France and in Canada. He is a member of the Paris and the Quebec bar Coupled with an ability to get the deal done, creative winning combinations beyond only technical aspects and a deep knowledge of attractive sectors such as higher education, energy, tech and services) and market and legal practices, Patrick is the perfect deal-maker.