M&A and private equity taxation lawyers

Regardless of whether you are a corporate group, an investment fund or an entrepreneur, whether you are based in France or any other country, whether you are planning a financing, refinancing or transfer operation or intending to expand your business, these days you have to operate in an unstable environment that is characterised by constant legal and fiscal reform. Against this backdrop, aware of the significant fiscal challenges for transfers and acquisitions, we offer assistance with designing and implementing effective and innovative solutions that pre-empt risk to ensure your projects are completed successfully. Our team of lawyers, who are well-renowned in their field, can advise and assist you with the tax aspects of the various different stages of your M&A, private equity, financing or LBO operations, management packages and investment fund taxation, both in France and abroad.

Our M&A tax lawyers work in close collaboration with the firm’s other teams and draw upon our international network to offer you the benefit of specialist expertise on a global scale. Our know-how, nurtured by our close relationships with key players in the field, means that we can provide you with the guidance you need to make your strategic and tactical decisions with the utmost legal certainty.

Conscious of the implications of their advice and keenly aware of the challenges you face, our lawyers are committed to offering you practical and perennial solutions that are perfectly suited to your particular issues. For each project, we will assemble the perfect team to meet your specific needs, led by one of our partners, who will be both your go-to contact and your guarantee of the quality of our services.

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Philippe Grousset
Philippe Grousset
Part­ner
Member of the Management Board
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Philippe joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1986 and became a partner in 1998. He is an expert in direct taxation, specialising in corporation tax, personal income tax, real estate and finance tax...
Anne-Sophie Rostaing
Anne-Sophie Rostaing
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Anne-Sophie Rostaing joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2002 and became a partner in 2016. A specialist in corporate tax, Anne-Sophie assists French and international companies with the tax structuring...
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Christophe Frionnet
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Christophe Frionnet is a direct taxation specialist and specifically handles matters relating to the taxation of groups of companies and non-profit organisations, wealth tax and property tax. He also...
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Thierry Granier
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Thierry Granier joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats as a senior associate in 2006. His practice mainly focuses on international taxation, particularly in relation to mergers and acquisitions, private...
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Renaud Grob
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Renaud joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1994. Specialising in tax law, he focuses mainly on corporate taxation (restructuring, tax audits and litigation) and patrimonial taxation (individuals)...
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Philippe Donneaud
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Philippe Donneaud started his career in the Taxation Department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, which he joined in 1995 and where he has been a partner since 2007.He covers all aspects of direct taxation...
Duguet Ludovic
Ludovic Duguet
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Ludovic Duguet joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2006, cooped partner in 2017.Ludovic specialises in National and international corporate tax lax  and works mainly on restructuring operations in...
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Luc Jaillais
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Luc Jaillais joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1991. He specialises in direct taxation: corporate tax and income tax.
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Jean-Charles Benois
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Jean-Charles Benois works in company and company group taxation as well as on transaction and Private Equity taxation, particularly tax structuring. He also assists private persons, shareholders and directors...
Pierre Le Roux
Pierre Le Roux
Part­ner
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Pierre Le Roux joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1982 and became a partner in 1994. He has broad experience in private equity investments (venture capital) and the tax consequences of company restructurings...