FlaviaPoujade

Counsel

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Flavia Poujade acts on behalf of French and international clients in every aspect of real estate law, including acquisitions, town planning, litigation, and construction, with a special focus on transactions and commercial leases.

Her recent experience includes advising La Française, acting on behalf of a Korean investor, on the acquisition of the 44,000 sq. m Crystal Park building in Neuilly-sur-Seine; DWS on the acquisition of a hotel in future state of completion in Paris; Catalyst Capital on the acquisition of an office building in future state of completion in Saint Denis; EDF and a co-investor on the acquisition of the 59,000 sq. m Ecowest building in Levallois; 813 Capital Idvest Partners on the acquisition of an historical asset located in Versailles to be rented in future state of completion for the operation of co-living activity; and Heart of La Defense on the rental and asset management of Coeur Défense, the largest office building in Europe.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Flavia spent several years at a leading French law firm and four years at a "Magic Circle" firm.

Experience

  • Goldman Sachs purchases Paris office, retail building with Immobel SAJones Day acted as co-investor with Immobel SA in the $119 million purchase of a mixed-use property at 277 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris.
  • Unibail Rodamco Westfield leases space in new Trinity building in La Défense, Paris to Welkin and MerakiJones Day advised Unibail Rodamco Westfield in the negotiation and drafting of a lease with Welkin and Meraki, a provider of flexible working space, renting 3,500 sq.m in the brand new Trinity building in La Défense, Paris.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • Casino Guichard-Perrachon completes $119 million sale-leaseback of French hypermarket portfolioJones Day advised Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA in its $119 million sale-leaseback of three hypermarket properties located in Southern and Central France from W.P. Carey Inc.
  • Crossbay France acquires logistic asset in Saclay, France and leases it backJones Day advised Crossbay France in the sale and lease-back of a logistic asset located in Saclay, France.
  • Heart of La Défense renews lease agreement with OpenText for office premises in Coeur Defense Tower (Paris La Defense)Jones Day advised Heart of La Défense on the renewal of a major commercial lease agreement with OpenText for its office premises located in the Coeur Defense Tower (Paris La Defense).
  • MARK Capital Management acquires nine property logistic portfolio in FranceJones Day advised MARK Capital Management Limited in its acquisition of a logistic portfolio of nine real estate assets located in France.
  • Amundi Asset Management acquires Tangram office building in Paris suburbJones Day advised Amundi Asset Management in its acquisition of the 14,300 sqm Tangram office building, located in the Paris suburb of Malakoff from London-based InfraRed Capital Partners and Paris-based Hemisphere.
  • 813 Capital IdInvest Partners acquires "Baillage du Roi" located in VersaillesJones Day advised 813 Capital IdInvest Partners on the legal aspects of the structuring, financing and acquisition of the "Baillage du Roi", an historical asset located in Versailles, as well as on the drafting and negotiation of (i) a lease in future state of completion for the operation of a co-living activity and of (ii) construction contracts for the renovation of the asset.
  • LFPI Gestion sold portfolio of 12 hotels in France to Groupe FerréJones Day assisted LFPI Gestion in the sale of Alliance Holding SAS and Alliance Hôtels Développement SAS, two holding companies owned by funds managed by LFPI Gestion and which directly and indirectly own a portfolio of 12 hotels in France, to Groupe Ferré, the leading independent French hotel group.
  • 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.
  • La Française Real Estate Partners acquires seven-story Crystal Park office building located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, FranceJones Day advised La Française Real Estate Partners in its €691 million ($755.9 million) acquisition of the seven-story Crystal Park office building located 62-64 boulevard Victor Hugo, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, from listed commercial property investor ICADE.
  • Greystar acquires Acteva Residences ServicesJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in connection with the acquisition of Acteva Residences Services, a company managing student residences in all major French cities.
  • Cyrus Capital Partners acquires, in French insolvency proceeding, of French business of Toys R UsJones Day represented Cyrus Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition, in a French insolvency proceeding, of the French business (comprised notably of 44 stores) of Toys R Us.
  • Catalyst Capital France to acquire office building from VINCI in Saint DenisJones Day advised Catalyst Capital France SAS, et al. in connection with the acquisition of an office building from VINCI in future state of completion located in Saint Denis.
  • David Lloyd Leisure acquires The City Green Sports and Health ClubJones Day advised David Lloyd Leisure Ltd. in its announced acquisition of City Green Sport and Health Club. The deal is due to complete in early March 2018 and it will become the company’s 112th club.
  • Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and La Banque Postale provide €160 million long term facilities to French public law entity Fondation Nationale des Sciences PolitiquesJones Day represented Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (PBB), as arranger, and La Banque Postale, as co-arranger, in connection with €160 million (US$195.8 million) long term facilities provided to French public law entity Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP) acting as borrower and sponsor of the new Sciences Po campus.
  • Investment firm acquires building in Levallois-PerretJones Day advised an investment firm in a joint venture comprised of two investors in the acquisition of a building located in Levallois-Perret.