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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
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Partner Laurent Modave specialises in French and international tax law. His practice mainly concentrates on property-based transactions, mergers and acquisitions and group reorganisations. He has developed significant expertise in asset management issues and investment funds, including structuring real estate and private equity funds. Since 2004, he has conducted the discussions with the French tax authorities on the design and the implementation of the OPCI, the newly-created French non-listed REIT. He is also very active on transactions involving listed REITs (SIIC).

Recently, Laurent Modave advised Solvay on the tax aspects of its proposed EUR 3.4 billion acquisition of Rhodia. He also advised UFG Rem on the purchase of a portfolio of hotels from the Accor group for a sale and leaseback transaction, Casino Group on an outsourcing of real estate assets, as well as Natixis on the split-up of a real estate investment fund and BNP Paribas bank on the restructuring of two of its funds.

Laurent Modave is a frequent speaker on tax law and investment fund issues. He regularly authors publications on tax issues.


English and French


He is a member of the Institut des Avocats Conseils fiscaux.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

(Leading individuals: Property tax)

Laurent ModaveGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.‘s highly experienced team excels in transactional tax matters. The team is often involved alongside the firm’s corporate practice to advise on the structuring of large M&A and private equity deals, for example in a number of recent matters for leading investment funds or their management regarding the market’s largest private equity transactions. The practice is also highly regarded for its high-level property tax expertise which fits well with the market’s largest investment and other strategic property deals handled by the firm, such as the landmark Arboretum campus project. In addition, the practice handles various fund structuring work and is able to deal with high-stakes litigation. Key names in the team include Laurent ModaveMagali BuchertOlivier Dauchez and Bertrand Jouanneau. Also highly involved are counsels Alexandre Bochu and Brian Martin.

Paris > Droit fiscal

(Les grands avocats du marché: Fiscalité immobilière)

Laurent ModaveGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. dispose d’une équipe très expérimentée, qui excelle dans le domaine de la fiscalité transactionnelle. L’équipe fiscale intervient souvent aux côtés du département corporate du cabinet pour assurer la structuration fiscale de grandes opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity. Elle a récemment conseillé de grands fonds d’investissement ou le management dans certaines des plus grandes opérations de private equity du marché. Le cabinet dispose parallèlement d’une expertise de pointe en matière de fiscalité immobilière, qui assure la structuration des plus grandes opérations d’investissement et de développement immobiliers traitées par le cabinet (telles que le projet emblématique de campus Arboretum). Enfin, l’équipe fiscale traite des dossiers de structuration de fonds et gère des litiges aux enjeux élevés.  Laurent ModaveMagali BuchertOlivier Dauchez et Bertrand Jouanneau. sont les figures centrales de l’équipe. Ils sont notamment entourés des counsels Alexandre Bochu et Brian Martin.