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

BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

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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 and Groupe La Française on the creation with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield of a joint venture for the acquisition of 5 major shopping centres; the majority shareholders of Le Bélier on the acquisition of Le Bélier by Guangdong Wencan Die Casting, a Chinese company listed on the Shanghai stock exchange, via a block sale followed by a mandatory public offer; OpenGate Capital on its sale of Bois & Matériaux to Groupe Chausson; and SMAC on its sale of Axter to IKO and Skylight Business to Kingspan Light Air.


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

L’équipe de BDGS Associés assure le montage fiscal d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions traitées par le cabinet, tout en développant parallèlement une forte activité autonome. L’équipe est récemment intervenue dans plusieurs opérations stratégiques, concernant notamment des entreprises publiques et d’infrastructure. Elle a assisté Open Gate Capital lors de la cession de Nakan à Wesley chemical. Guillaume Jolly est en charge de la pratique. Nelson Da Riba, qui avait été promu associé en 2019, a rejoint Aramis à l’été 2020.

France > Tax

BDGS Associés‘ practice, led by Guillaume Jolly, focuses on the tax aspects of M&A transactions conducted by the firm. The practice is regularly involved in large transactions involving listed companies, but also runs a stand-alone caseload spanning real estate tax, high-net-worth individuals and management tax incentive advice. Nelson Da Riba joined Aramis  in July 2020.