Numa Rengot


Numa Rengot heads up our Restructuring - Corporate Recovery - Distressed M&A department.

Numa advises struggling companies on heading off financial difficulties, navigating insolvency proceedings and selling their business. Numa’s practice includes the strategic definition and implementation of complex pre-distressed and distressed restructuring and acquisition transactions. He routinely assists struggling French and international businesses and corporations, as well as potential investors looking to expand by acquiring strategic assets or business lines. He also provides representation to groups of creditors and senior management. He is uniquely skilled in liaising with government agencies and local authorities on behalf of his clients.

He serves as general secretary of French communications & media association Observatoire Com Media and as chairman of the supervisory board of the law student association of Paris-Dauphine University, Association des Juristes du Parcours 122 de Paris-Dauphine.

  • Legal 500 EMEA 2024 – Numa Rengot is recognized in Insolvency (Tier Four) and Mergers & Acquisitions (Tier Six).
    ‘Inventive, dynamic and close to the customer.’
    ‘Rigor, availability and strategy are the characteristics of the restructuring team led by Numa Rengot.’
    ‘Very professional and responsive.’
    ‘Numa Rengot piloted our operation from A to Z, providing us with the perfect strategy to implement in order to anticipate each step to be one step ahead while absorbing the stress of such an operation for us.’
    ‘A united, close-knit team that ensures real follow-up of the file.’
    ‘High knowledge and availability.’
  • Option Droit & Affaires Restructuring 2024:  Numa Rengot is recognized in “Insolvency procedures” (3 stars) and “Financial difficulties and debt renegotiation” (3 stars)
  • Silver award «  Insolvency Proceedings and Restructuring – Mid Cap » – 2024
  • Leaders League 2023: Numa Rengot is recognized in the categories Distressed M&A (Excellent) and Operations worth between €75m & €500m (Excellent) of the Mergers & Acquisitions Guide
  • GRR 100 2023
  • Leaders League 2023: Numa Rengot is recognized in Restructuring & insolvency – Advising mid-cap companies and their shareholders (Leading)
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2023: Numa Rengot is quoted among the leading firms for M&A deals under 200 million euros ranking (4 stars)
  • University of Paris Dauphine : Postgraduate degree in Business Law
  • University of Rouen : Master’s degree