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Marine L'Hostis 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 relationships with the AMF (the French financial markets authority) and the ACPR (the French prudential supervision and resolution authority).

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


  • Axeleo Capital announces closing of AXC2 at €73 millionJones Day advised Axeleo Capital in connection with the formation and fundraising of AXC2, a fund dedicated to B2B Tech startups, which has successfully reached a final closing of €73 million.
  • Origine Partners forms Origine PME I fundJones Day advised Origine Partners in connection with the formation of the fund "Origine PME I", a private equity fund focusing on French companies operating in all sectors, but which generally have a B2B activity.
  • Argos Wityu holds first close for Argos Climate Action at €120 millionJones Day advised Argos Wityu in connection with the creation of the fund "Argos Climate Action", a buyout fund dedicated to decarbonizing European SMEs, which has held its first close at €120 million, reaching 40% of its initial target.
  • Arkéa Capital forms We Positive Invest 2 FPCIJones Day advised Arkéa Capital in relation to the creation and fundraising of We Positive Invest 2 FPCI, an impact Fund focused on the energy and climate change transition, the circular economy, the human capital, and the health and well-being sector.
  • Starquest forms Starquest Protect FundJones Day advised Starquest Capital in connection with the formation and fundraising of Starquest Protect Fund (a FPCI Article 9 under SFDR), a €130 million "impact" fund, which had its first closing at €60 million.
  • Singular Capital Partners forms Singular Ventures I fundJones Day advised Singular Capital Partners in its "AIFM" approval by the AMF as well as in the formation and the fundraising of its first venture capital fund "Singular Ventures I" (FPCI).
  • Bpifrance Investissement forms Bpifrance Entreprises 1Jones Day represented Bpifrance Investissement in connection with the formation of the fund "Bpifrance Entreprises 1," the first investment fund to be subscribed by the public, managed by Bpifrance, and launched on the initiative of the French Minister of Economy.
  • Selectirente completes €217 million capital increaseJones Day represented Selectirente S.A. in connection with the €217 million share capital increase without preferential subscription rights but priority subscription period granted to the existing shareholders.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 16 janvier 2018
      Actualité du private equity 2018 : la SLP, Fonds de dette, Actualités européennes, Actualité fiscale Paris
    • 12 janvier 2017
      Private equity, infrastructure, dette : soyons prêts pour les réformes de 2017 !