Laurent Alpert’s practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions and leveraged buyouts, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions; he also has extensive experience in bridge financings and permanent financings of acquisitions. 

Laurent represents both major U.S. and international industrial and financial companies as well as private equity firms. 

He also has an active practice in advising on various corporate governance matters, including advice as to the obligations of boards of directors and various board committees.

Laurent joined the firm in 1972 and became a partner in 1980. He was resident in the Brussels office for eight years.

SELECTED ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Board of Directors, Beazer Homes USA, Inc.; Chairman, Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee; Member, Finance Committee; Former Lead Independent Director and Member, Audit Committee
  • Overseer, International Rescue Committee; Former Co-chairman, Nominating/Governance Committee of the Board of Directors