Vincent Ponsonnaille advises private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds and corporates on leveraged buyouts, private equity acquisitions, fund investments and public-to-private conversions.
Having worked from both Paris and London, Vincent offers clients a unique perspective on these regions, with the ability to harness the full resources of Kirkland’s global reach to match a client’s global needs.
Vincent also has considerable experience handling transactions with cross-border or international components, and has advised on significant deals spanning Western, Central and Eastern Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
According to leading directory Chambers & Partners, “Vincent Ponsonnaille is admired across the market for his high-end private equity practice. One client comments that “he is always very smooth and constructive in the way he approaches a deal. He's really a fantastic guy to work with – I thoroughly recommend him.”
Prior to joining Kirkland, Vincent co-led the Financial Sponsor Group at Linklaters LLP.
Memberships & Affiliations
Admissions & Qualifications
- Avocat à la Cour (France)
- Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
- Paris Bar School1998
- Université Paris-Sud, Paris XIDESS Juriste d’affaires1997
- Université Paris-Sud, Paris XIMaîtrise droit des affaires1994–1997
- HEC Paris Business School1993–1996