Thomas Maitrejean

Thomas Maitrejean

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Thomas Maitrejean
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Thomas Maitrejean is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. Thomas focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, with a concentration on leveraged buyouts (LBO) and transactions for French and foreign private equity funds.

He also undertakes corporate and commercial advisory work for a broad range of corporate clients and private equity portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2016, Tomas was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin) in Paris. Previously, he practiced at Clifford Chance, where he was seconded for service as in-house counsel to Electricité de France.

He is fluent in French and English.


Thomas’s recent experience include advising:

  • Azulis Capital and the partners-managers of CEME, in the sale of their share capital of the CEME Group, a proven leader in electrical and HVAC engineering and maintenance, to Apax Partners
  • Azulis Capital in the sale of Novepan, a French manufacturer of premium frozen partly-baked specialty breads, savory snacks and pizza dough with a leading position on high quality and organic products
  • Equistone Partners Europe:
    • in its majority investment in Sicame, a global supplier of electrical connectors and accessories to electricity distributors
    • in the sale of the Bruneau Group, one of France’s leading online distributors of office furniture and supplies, to TowerBrook Capital Partners
    • in the acquisition of a majority stake in Vertbaudet, Europe’s leading e-commerce platform dedicated to childhood
    • in the acquisition of Gardengate, a leading European manufacturer of aluminium gates and doors
  • Parquest Capital and Amundi in the sale of their stake in Eduservices, a major French player in the private sector of technical and higher education
  • Tikehau Capital:
    • in the sale of the Verona group, one of the French reference in the world of city sports, to Keep cool
    • and Bpifrance, in the acquisition of a minority stake in Eki Metrics, a European leader in “data science for business”
    • in the acquisition of a minority stake in Valgo, a leader in removal and soil remediation
  • The sellers led by Cerea Partners, in the sale of the GPS group, a worldwide specialist in providing returnable packaging solutions, to MML Capital Partners and Metric Capital Partners
  • The sellers and the management of Sevetys, one of the leading operators of veterinary clinics in France, in the sale of the group to Eurazeo
  • Three Hills Capital Partners in its investment in Castellet Hospitality, a resilient budget and midscale hotel group operating in the South-East of France




University of Jean Moulin Lyon III

(Tax and Business Law)


University of Jean Moulin Lyon III

(Tax and Business Law)


University of Jean Moulin Lyon III

(Tax and Business Law)



  • Avocat à la Cour, Paris

Recognition & Awards

Thomas is consistently recognized as a leader in his field by International and French preeminent, peer-reviewed publications.

  • Ranked in Band 1 in Private Equity: Mid-Market by Chambers and Partners Europe 2022
  • Recommended in Private Equity Law and Corporate Law by Best Lawyers in France 2023
  • Ranked #5 of M&A Legal Advisors in France (by deal count), MergerMarket 2022 

Thomas is actively involved in France Invest, the French Investment Capital Association, and is a member of the LBO Commission.