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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bank Degroof Petercam SA/NV and Invest Securities complete €18.6 million private placement of shares by OSE Immunotherapeutics S.A.Jones Day represented Bank Degroof Petercam SA/NV and Invest Securities SA in connection with the €18.6 million private placement of shares by OSE Immunotherapeutics S.A., a French integrated biotechnology company developing innovative immunotherapies, directly or through partnerships, for immune activation and regulation in immuno-oncology and autoimmune diseases.
  • 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.
  • Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited and Chardan Capital Markets complete €25 million private placement of shares by GenSight Biologics S.A.Jones Day represented Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited and Chardan Capital Markets, LLC in connection with the €25 million private placement of shares by GenSight Biologics S.A., a French clinical-stage gene therapy company in the area of severe retinal neurodegenerative diseases.
  • 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.
  • Leading international luxury group creates new online marketplace for luxury brandsJones Day assisted an affiliate of a leading international luxury group on the creation of an online e-commerce portal for luxury brands, including detailed legal analysis for the structuring of their business model and organization, with focus on online platform liability, consumer law, contractual advice, data protection, competition law and tax law advice.