Mr Guillaume Jolly > BDGS Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department



Partner specialising in French and international tax law focusing on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, and management packages.

Recent work includes advising Crédit Agricole Assurances (Predica) as reference shareholder of Société Foncière Lyonnaise, a listed company on Euronext Paris, in connection with a transaction on its share capital including a mixed public offer; OpenGate Capital on the sale of its investments in Bois & Matériaux to Groupe Chausson, in Axter to IKO and in Skylight Business to Kingspan Light Air; Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations on the setting up of the long-term shareholder structure of the new Suez following the combination agreement between Suez and Veolia; Crédit Agricole Assurances (Predica) and Groupe La Française on the creation with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield of a joint-venture for the acquisition of 5 major shopping centres; Crédit Agricole Assurances (Predica) on its acquisition of Charterhouse Capital Partners’s stake in the Comexposium Group; and McArthurGlen’s group on the financing of its new outlet center Paris-Giverny.


Before joining BDGS Associés in 2015 as partner, Guillaume Jolly was partner since 2011 at Gide Loyrette Nouel where he started his career in 2001 and was subsequently seconded to its New York office (2004-2005).


French and English


International Fiscal Association, IBA, ABA.


Paris Bar (2001)
Degree in finance and accounting (1997) and postgraduate diploma in business and tax law (2000) from the University of Montpellier

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

La pratique fiscale de BDGS Associés, dirigée par Guillaume Jolly, se concentre sur la gestion des aspects fiscaux des opérations de fusions-acquisitions réalisées par le cabinet. L’équipe fiscale est régulièrement impliquée dans de larges transactions portant sur des sociétés cotées. Elle développe parallèlement une activité fiscale autonome couvrant la fiscalité immobilière, la fiscalité patrimoniale et le conseil au management. Nelson Da Riba a quitté le cabinet en juillet 2020.

France > Tax

BDGS AssociésGuillaume Jolly provides key support to the firm’s high-end M&A practice. The tax team is involved in the structuring of most of the transactions carried out by the corporate practice, acting for leading corporations and investment funds. The firm was recently involved in the ‘New Suez’ transaction; one of the highlights in the French market in 2021. Additional stand-alone expertise covers tax real estate work.