David Chaumontet

David Chaumontet is based in Taxand France and was part of the team that built Arsene Taxand in January 2004. He was promoted as partner in January 2009, having specialised in corporate taxation from 1999 to the end of 2003. David has also worked as a tax advisor at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.

Currently, David is focused on merger and acquisition transactions. He has run and participated in numerous tax consulting assignments for corporate and private equity clients. David works mainly in the following fields:

  • due diligence works with respect to acquisition of multinational companies for private equity investors, and for multinational groups
  • assistance in cross border merger and acquisition transactions
  • assistance to multinational companies with their French operations, ranging from advice concerning the structure of the initial investment to the possible divestment
  • day to day assistance on specific tax issues to French and international groups.


David holds a Graduate diploma from the French Business school EDHEC and a Master’s degree in legal and tax audit.