STCPartners Becomes Andersen in France

Four years after becoming a member firm of Andersen Global, Paris-based STCPartners has officially adopted the Andersen trademark in France debuting as Andersen & Legal. The firm was one of the very first member firms of the global organization that helped drive the initial expansion into Europe in late 2013 and is led by Managing Partners Hervé-Antoine Couderc, Delphine Bariani and Pierre Bouley. Andersen & Legal in France is a law firm specializing in private equity and offering tailor-made and innovative services to its clients.

“Many of us share a common history and we felt a natural closeness beginning with our very first exchanges. Working with like-minded individuals is essential for our firm and for our clients, who will thus be able to benefit from seamless and consistent services of the highest quality in numerous economic centers around the world,” remarked Hervé-Antoine Couderc.

Delphine Bariani commented, “We, as well as our teams, are mobilized for the success of this launch, and are aware of the tremendous opportunity we have to be able to participate in the development of a unique law firm in France that will be able to respond better than ever to our clients’ expectations and needs.” Delphine Bariani is on the Global Board of Directors and Partner Pierre Bouley is a member of the Global Advisory Council.

Founded in 2005, the firm will continue to provide legal and tax advice to wealthy families and their businesses in France, Europe, and globally. Andersen & Legal also advises private and family groups, their shareholders and executives as well as the management teams of major company groups, both listed and private, with diverse shareholding structures. Key sectors that the firm serves include agriculture and consumer goods distribution, energy, family businesses, financial services, pharmaceutical, communications, telecom, private equity, real estate and transportation.

“I have close professional ties with our team in Paris, and I value their innovative business insight and leading cross-border capabilities. We share the core values of stewardship, independence, and transparency as well as a mutual vision for creating an outstanding, diverse team that provides best-in-class services,” added Global Chairman and Andersen LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “A strong presence in the European region is of utmost importance to our firm, and the Andersen name officially launching in France is an indicator of our growth in the market.”