PaulineDemars

Associate

Paris + 33.1.56.59.39.39

Pauline Demars focuses her practice on the legal and tax structuring of investment funds, primarily private equity, infrastructure, debt, co-investment, and dedicated funds, as well as funds of funds. She advises management companies and investment service providers on incorporation, approval, and monitoring in connection with their activities and in their relationships with the AMF (the French financial markets authority).

Pauline also assists French and foreign limited partners in the due diligence and negotiation of charter documents of investment vehicles and in carried interest schemes for management teams, including marketing of financial instruments.

Experience

  • Amundi Asset Management sets up French fonds de financement spécialisé "Prêts Participatifs Relance fundJones Day acted as legal adviser to Amundi Asset Management, in its capacity as one of the delegated asset managers, in connection with the French fonds de financement spécialisé "Prêts Participatifs Relance" ("PPR") set up in May 2021 as part of the COVID-19 support measures, and in particular, the program "France Relance" of the French Ministry of Economy, Finances and Relaunch, providing a specific support for small and medium enterprises and mid-caps under the conditions set forth in the Decree no. 2021-318 dated March 25, 2021 implementing Article 209 of the Finance Law for 2021 no. 2020-1721 dated December 29, 2020.
  • iXO Private Equity forms iXO PME 1Jones Day advised iXO Private Equity in connection with the formation and fundraising of iXO PME 1, a fund dedicated to SMEs based in the South of France.
  • Ace Management forms Ace Aéro PartenairesJones Day advised Ace Management, a private equity investor specializing in strategic industries and technologies, on the formation of Ace Aéro Partenaires, a new investment fund dedicated to supporting and strengthening the aerospace industry.
  • Axeleo Capital forms Axeleo Proptech 1Jones Day advised Axeleo Capital in connection with the formation and fundraising of Axeleo Proptech 1, a fund dedicated to European proptech startups.
  • Unigrains sells Céréa PartenaireJones Day advised Unigrains, the agri-food and agro-industry specialized investor, in connection with the sale of its third-party management subsidiary Céréa Partenaire to its management, associated with institutional investors.
  • Idinvest Partners forms IPVE 3Jones Day advised Idinvest Partners in connection with the formation of Idinvest Private Value Europe 3, the first open-ended fund eligible for life insurance contracts.
  • Axeleo Capital forms Axeleo Capital 1Jones Day represented Axeleo Capital in connection with the formation of Axeleo Capital 1, a €45 million (US$51 million) closed-end fund.
  • Société Générale invests in Geneo Capital EntrepreneurJones Day represented Société Générale S.A. in connection with its investment in Geneo Capital Entrepreneur.
  • iXO Private Equity announces final closing of iXO4 at €200 millionJones Day advised iXO Private Equity in structuring and raising its private equity fund (FPCI) "iXO 4".
  • Adaxtra Capital forms Adaxtra Sélection 2019Jones Day advised Adaxtra Capital in connection with the formation and fundraising of Adaxtra Sélection 2019, a fund of funds dedicated to venture capital, growth capital, and buyout capital.
  • Brownfields Gestion forms Brownfields 3 fundJones Day advised Brownfields Gestion in connection with the formation and fund raising of the Brownfields 3 fund, a €250 million (US$292.7 million) fund dedicated for the depollution and redevelopment of industrial and tertiary brownfield sites located in towns and, in particular, in large conurbations.
  • Adaxtra Capital forms Adaxtra Sélection 2017Jones Day advised Adaxtra Capital in connection with the formation and fundraising of Adaxtra Sélection 2017, a fund of funds dedicated to venture capital, growth capital, and buyout capital.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 16 janvier 2018
      Private equity, dette & infrastructure