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

  • Kartesia Management restructures and refinances ORAPI and its holding company La Financière MG3FJones Day advised Kartesia Management SA in connection with the conciliation procedure, restructuring, and refinancing of ORAPI and the refinancing and restructuring of its holding company La Financière MG3F through multiple equity and debt instruments.
  • AXA Home Loan SFH issues €500 million of Soft Bullet Covered Bonds under its 2020 updated €10 billion Covered Bonds issuance programmeJones Day represented Natixis, as arranger and permanent dealer, and AXA Home Loan SFH, as issuer, in connection with the update of the €10 billion EMTN programme for the issuance of Covered Bonds (obligations de financement de l’habitat) of AXA Home Loan SFH signed on June 15, 2020.
  • 123 Investment Managers set up société de financement spécialiséJones Day assisted 123 Investment Managers with setting up a "société de financement spécialisé" (SFS) with compartments named "123 Asset Securities".
  • Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG; Gilbert Dupont; and Louis Capital Markets complete IPO of Ordinary Shares of Nacon S.A. on regulated market of Euronext in ParisJones Day advised Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG; Gilbert Dupont; and Louis Capital Markets UK LLP in connection with the €100 million initial public offering of Ordinary Shares of Nacon S.A., a French company specialized in the development of video games and gaming accessories, on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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").
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sommet Education acquires Ducasse EducationJones Day assisted Sommet Education, a portfolio company of Eurazeo, in its acquisition of a 51% interest in Ducasse Education, a major player in culinary arts and pastry training.
  • 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.
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management creates infrastructure debt fund dedicated to Korea Investment & SecuritiesThe international law firm Jones Day advised BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) in the creation of an infrastructure debt fund dedicated to the Korea Investment & Securities (KIS), one of the largest investment and brokerage banks in Korea.
  • Togolese Ministry of Economy and Finance conducts review of national investment regulationsJones Day assisted the Togolese Ministry of Economy and Finance in a review of its investment law and the implementing decrees to improve the mobilization of budgetary resources by the Republic of Togo while maintaining an attractive environment for investors.
  • Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank complete €30 million IPO on Euronext by MedinCellJones Day represented Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, in connection with the €30 million (US$34.4 million) initial public offering of Ordinary Shares on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris by MedinCell, a developer of next generation of best-in-class medicine.
  • 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.
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