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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
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Laurent Modave is a member of Gide’s Tax practice group. He 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 Euro 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 is a member of the Institut des Avocats Conseils fiscaux. He regularly authors publications on tax issues.


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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. houses a very strong tax team and is especially recommended for transactional tax work. Already an established reference for investment funds undertaking large-cap transactions, the tax practice is increasingly acting alongside leading corporations and institutions for their strategic M&A deals. The team is notably advising on a landmark restructuring project in the energy sector. Magali Buchert is the key contact for this part of the practice. The high-level real estate tax practice of Laurent Modave and Bertrand Jouanneau is sought after by leading property investors to advise on the structuring of real estate funds and large property transactions. The tax team also deals with various other matters, including advising on tax financing deals. The versatile Olivier Dauchez advises companies and private clients on strategic advisory and litigation matters. Paul de France joined as a partner in 2020 following an in-house role as head of tax at Casino.

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. est doté d’une équipe fiscale très solide, particulièrement recommandée en matière de fiscalité transactionnelle. L’équipe fiscale est une référence pour les fonds d’investissement réalisant de larges opérations, et intervient de manière croissante auprès des grandes entreprises pour leurs opérations stratégiques de fusions-acquisitions. Elle est ainsi impliquée dans un projet de restructuration emblématique dans le secteur énergétique. Magali Buchert est recommandée sur ces aspects. Parallèlement, le cabinet affiche un haut niveau d’expertise dans le domaine de la fiscalité immobilière à traversLaurent Modave et Bertrand Jouanneau , à laquelle font appel de grands investisseurs pour la structuration de fonds immobiliers et leurs grandes opérations immobilières. La pratique fiscale couvre enfin de nombreux autres sujets, dont la structuration fiscale des deals de financement.Olivier Dauchez fournit un conseil stratégique aux entreprises et aux personnes privées, y compris en contentieux. Participe aussi à  la pratique,  Paul de France  qui était auparavant directeur fiscal chez Casino jusqu’en 2020.