Nicolas-Pierre Baumé is a partner at Clairfield International in Paris. Before joining Clairfield, Nicolas-Pierre spent seven years at the M&A boutique Frenger Corporate Finance in London, where he completed over 20 midcap crossborder acquisitions in Europe on behalf of French groups and private equity firms. Focusing on buy-side mandates, he acquired in-depth expertise in specific sectors such as engineering, security, B2B distribution, and recruitment, among other BtoB services. He began his career on the M&A team of Groupama Private Banking where he worked on small and midcap transactions with a focus on sell-side mandates in the energy and food sectors. Nicolas-Pierre graduated from IPAG Business School, Amsterdam University, and Lyon II Lumières University where he received a masters degree in midcap M&A transactions.