StéphaneRaison

Associate

Paris + 33.1.56.59.38.01

Stéphane Raison's practice focuses on tax matters. He has particular experience with investment funds and carried interest schemes for management teams, transactional tax matters (including structuring of M&A transactions), capital markets transactions, and structured finance.

Stéphane provides advice on general French and international tax matters to French and multinational companies, managers, and investors in a wide range of industries (real estate, retail, bank, investment funds, pharmaceuticals, etc.). His practice also includes tax litigation before the French tax authorities and tax courts.

Stéphane has coauthored several articles on French and international tax law matters.

Experience

  • Bryan Garnier & Co Limited, Natixis, and Portzamparc complete up to €124 million IPO of Lhyfe on EuronextJones Day represented Bryan Garnier & Co Limited, Natixis, and Portzamparc (BNP Paribas Group), as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, in connection with the up to €124 million initial public offering of Lhyfe on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris.
  • Armor sells stake in ARMOR-IIMAK to AstorgJones Day advised EN5, controlling shareholders of the Armor group, on the management buyout of Armor Iimak group and the simultaneous 40% investment by Astorg Midcap in the Armor Iimak group.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company announces offer to acquire Etanco GroupJones Day advised Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. in the €725 million acquisition of the Etanco Group.
  • CDPQ participates in record investment in Hy2genJones Day advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its participation in the record €200 million investment in green hydrogen pioneer Hy2gen AG, the world’s largest private investment in green hydrogen to date.
  • Forsee Power completes €115 million offering and IPO on regulated market of Euronext in ParisJones Day advised Forsee Power in connection with its initial public offering on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris and an offering of up to €115 million.
  • Waga Energy completes €110 million IPO on Euronext in Paris, with green shoe optionJones Day advised Waga Energy, a French company specialized in the recovery of landfill gas as biomethane, in connection with its €110 million initial public offering of Ordinary Shares on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris with an over-allotment option up to €123 million.
  • ARMOR USA acquires industrial segment of International Imaging Materials, Inc.Jones Day represented Armor SAS and ARMOR USA, Inc., a French-based company that specializes in the industrial formulation of inks and the coating of thin layers onto thin films, in the acquisition and financing of International Imaging Materials, Inc. ("IIMAK"), a global developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial applications.
  • Natixis and TP ICAP Europe underwrite €31.4 million IPO of SpartooJones Day represented Natixis and TP ICAP Europe as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in connection with the €31.4 million initial public offering of Spartoo on Euronext Growth Paris.
  • Underwriters complete €231 million capital increase of Compagnie des AlpesJones Day represented a group of syndicate members in connection with the €231 million capital increase of Compagnie des Alpes, a leader in the leisure industry.
  • Deutsche Bank and Société Générale underwrite €165 million SPAC IPO by DEE TechJones Day represented Deutsche Bank, as sole global coordinator and joint bookrunner, and Société Générale, as joint bookrunner, in connection with the €165 million initial public offering by DEE Tech, the first ever French SPAC in the tech sector, which will be listed on the Professional Segment of the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
  • Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG and Midcap complete €70.35 million private placement of shares by Focus Home Interactive S.A.Jones Day represented Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG and Midcap, a division of TP ICAP (Europe) SA, in connection with the €70.35 million private placement of shares by Focus Home Interactive S.A., a European publisher, distributor, and developer of video games.
  • Underwriters complete €114 million capital increase of CarbiosJones Day represented the underwriters in connection with a capital increase of Carbios, a green chemistry company, of €114 million.
  • Bombardier sells entire stake in Alstom for €506 millionJones Day acted as French corporate and capital markets counsel to Bombardier Inc., a leading manufacturer of business jets, in the sale of its entire stake in Alstom S.A. for an amount of €506 million in an accelerated bookbuilt offering to qualified investors.
  • Reno De Medici sells 100% interest in R.D.M. La Rochette S.A.S.Jones Day advised Reno De Medici SpA in the sale of its 100% interest in R.D.M. La Rochette S.A.S. to La Rochette Holding S.A.S., 100% owned by Mutares SE & Co. KgaA.
  • Berenberg, BNP Paribas, and TP ICAP Europe complete €87.3 million offering by Bigben Interactive of its inaugural senior conditionally secured bonds exchangeable into existing ordinary shares of NaconJones Day advised Berenberg, BNP Paribas, and TP ICAP Europe, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, in connection with a €87.3 million offering by Bigben Interactive, a European player in video game development and publishing, in design and distribution of smartphone and gaming accessories as well as in audio products, of its inaugural senior conditionally secured bonds exchangeable into existing ordinary shares of Nacon due 2026.
  • SC de l’Ermitage Saint Joseph sells its interest in Pharmagest InteractiveJones Day represented SC de l’Ermitage Saint Joseph, a French société civile held by the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pharmagest, in the €73.6 million sale of all its shares in Pharmagest Interactive.
  • Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited and ODDO BHF SCA complete €29.8 million capital increase of MedinCell S.A.Jones Day represented Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited (acting via Bryan Garnier Securities SAS) and ODDO BHF SCA, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, in connection with the €29.8 million capital increase of MedinCell S.A., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company.
  • Voltalia issues inaugural green bondsJones Day represented Voltalia in connection with its inaugural green bonds convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares (OCEANEs Vertes) due 2025 for a nominal amount of approximately €200 million as well as within the implementation of its Green & Sustainability-linked Financing Framework.
  • TotalEnergies reorganizes and refinances two portfolios of solar assets in New Caledonia, France and sells 50% of two portfolios to institutional investorJones Day represented TotalEnergies Renewables France (f.k.a. Total Quadran), as sponsor, in connection with the corporate reorganization and refinancing of two portfolios of solar assets in New Caledonia, France; and legal counsel to Total Quadran on the sale of 50% of the two portfolios to an institutional investor.
  • Alchimie completes €17.9 million IPO of Ordinary SharesJones Day advised Alchimie SAS, a French OTT subscription video on demand platform, in connection with the €17.9 million initial public offering of Ordinary Shares listed on the multilateral trading facility of Euronext Growth Paris.