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 Wencan via a block sale followed by a mandatory public offer; Crédit Agricole Assurances on its acquisition of Charterhouse Capital Partners’s stake in the Comexposium Group and on the acquisition by Mirova and MEAG of Ardian’s stake in the Indigo Group; OpenGate Capital on its sale of Nakan to Westlake Chemical Corporation, its acquisition of Saint Gobain’s silicon carbide business and of SMAC from Colas; and Tikehau Group on several real estate transactions.


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, 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‘ tax team provides key support to the firm’s M&A practice and also offers standalone tax advice, notably in the real estate and private equity areas. The team recently advised on several large and strategic transactions, notably pertaining to public sector companies and infrastructure. Highlights included advising OpenGate Capital on the sale of Nakan to Westlake Chemical. Guillaume Jolly leads the practice. Since publication Nelson Da Riba joined Aramis.