Emmanuelde La Rochethulon

Partner

Paris + 33.1.56.59.39.15

Emmanuel de La Rochethulon has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on the tax structuring, negotiation, and financing of French and cross-border M&A, private equity, and real estate transactions. He also has significant experience advising management companies in connection with the implementation and structuring of investment funds and carried-interest schemes for management teams. In addition he regularly assists Firm clients in connection with complex tax audits and tax litigation and advises senior executives and high net worth individuals on their tax affairs.

Emmanuel's recent notable M&A transactions include advising Safran on its public offer for Zodiac Aerospace (€8.7 billion) and on the implementation of the Ariane Group joint venture with Airbus, Total in the divestiture of Atotech to the Carlyle Group ($3.2 billion), Wabtec Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Faiveley Transport ($1.8 billion), and Stallergenes on the Greer Laboratories merger. He also has notable experience in the taxation of real estate and property transactions and has recently advised AGC Equity Partners, Blackstone, CBRE Global Investment Partners, EDF, and Meyer Bergman on many acquisitions, disposals, and reorganizations.

Emmanuel is regularly called upon by the French media, in particular by the leading business channel BFM TV, to comment on the latest developments relating to tax issues. He also regularly lectures in professional seminars.

Experience

Galiena capital has created a PE funds (FPCI) for the acquisition of six Parisian landmark brasseries which are to be operated by Groupe Bertrand, a major actor in the catering sector.


  • Crédit Agricole Home Loan SFH issues €1.25 billion Soft Bullet Green Covered BondsJones Day represented Crédit Agricole Home Loan SFH, as issuer, in connection with its inaugural green issuance of €1.25 billion (US$1.38 billion) Soft Bullet Green Covered Bonds.
  • ChapsVision acquires Compario (Sparkow)Jones Day advised ChapsVision S.A.S., a software company, in connection with the acquisition of Compario (Sparkow), a French company active in the publishing of expert merchandising SaaS solutions.
  • Breega Capital forms Breega Capital Venture ThreeJones Day advised Breega Capital in connection with the formation of Breega Capital Venture Three, a venture capital fund dedicated to digital companies.
  • Eutopia Gestion forms Eutopia IIJones Day advised Eutopia Gestion in connection with the formation of Eutopia II, a venture capital fund dedicated to digital native vertical brands.
  • Idinvest Partners forms Idinvest Entrepreneurs ClubJones Day represented Idinvest Partners in connection with the formation of Idinvest Entrepreneurs Club, a fund that will co-invest with Eurazeo Growth III, dedicated to managers who have sold their company and wish to benefit from the tax regime provided for by article 150-0 B ter of the French Tax code ("Apport-cession").
  • Pemberton Asset Management Group and Permira Debt Managers Limited provide significant unitranche financing for acquisition of Euro Techno Com GroupJones Day represented Pemberton Asset Management Group and Permira Debt Managers Limited in connection with a significant unitranche financing for the acquisition of the Euro Techno Com Group ("ETC"), a distributor of equipment and supplies for the telecommunications market, by Carlyle European Technology Partners.
  • Tikehau Capital completes €500 million bond offeringJones Day represented Tikehau Capital in connection with a €500 million (US$552 million) bond offering on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
  • Gilbert Dupont; Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG; and Portzamparc complete IPO of BoostheatJones Day advised Gilbert Dupont; Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG; and Portzamparc, as joint global coordinators, joint lead managers, and joint bookrunners, in connection with the initial public offering of Boostheat SA, a designer, developer, and producer of technologically advanced, energy efficient, and sustainable heating solutions, on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris.
  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Serbia and Sogelease Serbia to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of 100 percent of the shares in its subsidiary Societe Generale Serbia (SGS) and Sogelease Serbia to OTP Bank Nyrt., including the indirect sale of 100 percent of the shares in SG Leasing (SGS' wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to leasing activities).
  • Sentryo sold to CiscoJones Day represented Sentryo SAS and its shareholders in connection with the sale of Sentryo, a France-based provider of device visibility and security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) networks, to Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT, networking, and cybersecurity solutions.
  • La Francaise Real Estate Managers acquires 44,000 sq.m Crystal Park office property in Neuilly-sur-Seine for €691 millionJones Day advised La Francaise Real Estate Managers in the acquisition and related financing of the 44,000 sq. m Crystal Park office property in Neuilly-sur-Seine for €691 million.
  • Loyens & Loeff obtains a favorable judgmentOn behalf of Loyens & Loeff, Jones Day obtained a favorable judgment ordering a French withholding tax refund in favor of client, PGGM, a Dutch pension fund management company.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP Bank Nyrt, the leading Hungarian bank.
  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP Bank.
  • Voltalia completes €376 million capital increase with shareholders’ preferential subscription rightsJones Day represented Voltalia S.A. in connection with its €376 million offering by way of preferential subscription rights allocated to Voltalia's existing shareholders in a public offering in France and internationally in private placements to institutional investors.
  • Ares Management purchases four logistics assets in FranceJones Day advised Ares Management, LLC in connection with the purchase from and leaseback to XPO logistics of four (4) logistics assets in France.
  • Syndicate of leading banks complete €715 million share capital increase by Tikehau CapitalJones Day advised Berenberg, Credit Suisse, Natixis, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and Société Générale, as global coordinators, joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, and Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets, as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, in connection with the €715 million share capital increase without shareholders' preferential subscription rights and with a priority subscription period for existing shareholders by Tikehau Capital, an asset management and investment group.
  • Société Générale to sell SKB Banka (Slovenia) and its subsidiaries to OTP BankJones Day is advising Société Générale in the signing of an agreement for the sale to OTP Bank Nyrt. of its shareholding in the share capital of its subsidiary specializing in retail banking, SKB Banka d.d. Ljubljana (Slovenia), and of its subsidiaries SKB Leasing d.o.o. and SKB Leasing Select d.o.o.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.Jones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.
  • SVB Leerink, Barclays, Bryan Garnier, and Natixis underwrite $155.4 million Nasdaq IPO by GenfitJones Day acted as French counsel to the underwriters, led by SVB Leerink and Barclays, as global coordinators, and Bryan Garnier and Natixis, as European bookrunners, in connection with the initial public offering of Genfit S.A., a French Euronext Paris-listed biotechnology company on Nasdaq for a total aggregate amount of $155.4 million, after full exercise of the over-allotment option.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 16 janvier 2018
      Actualité du private equity 2018 : la SLP, Fonds de dette, Actualités européennes, Actualité fiscale
    • 21 septembre 2017
      Corporates : comment mettre en place votre fonds de corporate venture ?
    • 20 avril 2017
      Finale de la 3ème édition du Prix Jones Day/ESSEC/Paris II
    • 12 janvier 2017
      Private equity, infrastructure, dette : soyons prêts pour les réformes de 2017 !
    • 17 novembre 2016
      Atelier AFJE "Négocier un contrat de cession d'actions pro-vendeur"
    • 10 mars 2016
      U.S. - France Cross Border Tax Update
    • March 10, 2016
      U.S. - France Cross Border Tax Update
    • 7 janvier 2016
      Le private equity : quelles opportunités pour 2016 ?
    • May 6, 2015
      Client Tax Roundtable Series: US-EU Tax Planning: Issues and Opportunities
    • 5 février 2015
      Contrôles et perquisitions dans l’entreprise
    • 15 janvier 2015
      Le private equity : le retour en force de la France ?
    • 12 décembre 2014
      Actualités relatives à la convention fiscale franco-luxembourgeoise
    • 29 janvier 2014
      Le private equity en 2014 : tendances et opportunités
    • 25 septembre 2013
      Les entreprises familiales ont-elles un avenir face à la crise ?
    • 29 janvier 2013
      Le Private Equity : où en sommes-nous ?
    • September 20, 2012
      SME Financing: legal news and market trends – in collaboration with NYSE Euronext and Société Générale
    • 20 septembre 2012
      Le financement des PME: actualités juridiques et tendances de marché - en partenariat avec NYSE Euronext et Société Générale
    • 11 juillet 2012
      Le projet de collectif budgétaire: quelles conséquences sur le financement des entreprises ? en partenariat avec DFi Avocats et PME Finance
    • 10 février 2011
      La structuration des financements à l'épreuve des nouvelles règles fiscales de sous-capitalisation
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