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KPMG Avocats, France
20, avenue André-Prothin
Tour Europlaza CS 20153
92 927 Courbevoie

France > Tax Tier 3

KPMG Avocats, France is the legal arm of Big Four accounting firm KPMG. The firm houses one of the largest teams on the market and is able to provide a complete set of expertise, spanning transactional tax due diligence and structuring, as well as international taxation and transfer pricing, indirect taxation, research and development, customs and global mobility. The firm serves the largest companies and investment funds active in France and is regularly chosen for the tax due diligence of some of the market’s largest LBO transactions. The group also handles the tax structuring of large LBO and real estate transactions. Litigation is also dealt with. Mustapha Oussedrat and Christophe Bergerot co-head the practice, which also includes key members: Sophie Fournier-Dedoyard, Mathieu Gautier, Xavier Houard and Jérome Talleux for transactional and corporate tax; as well as Jean-Etienne Chatelon for real estate tax transactions. David Lucas and Elfie Ossard-Quintaine made partner in September 2021.

Practice head(s):

Mustapha Oussedrat; Christophe Bergerot


‘Agile team which demonstrates a lot of pedagogy towards clients and which is always innovative in terms of tax solutions. Its in-depth knowledge of its clients’ organisation allowed for the best adapted solutions. Flawless availability. Adaptation to its various interlocutors.’

‘The team is very focused on the needs of the client, adapts with a certain flexibility and with a certain responsiveness to the requirements of the client. Ability to adapt to the most complex situations; rationality, efficiency, perspective.’

Key clients



For Talents transmission


PAI Partners


IK Investment Partners


Allianz Real Estate

Work highlights

  • Advised Cerba HealthCare on the tax vendor due diligence of its disposal to EQT Private Equity.
  • Advised Wendel on tax due diligence conducted over the simplified tender offer made by founding shareholder Deconinck on Tarkett.
  • Advised Ardian on the tax due diligence of its acquisition of a majority stake in AD Education.

France > Employment Tier 4

KPMG Avocats, France

Practice head(s):

Albane Eglinger; Olivier Masi

Key clients








I@D Holding

Aures Technologies

IK Investment Partners





Providence Strategic Growth

Work highlights

  • Advised Domus Vi, the third largest French provider of services to the elderly, on the recomposition of its shareholding.
  • Advised Isai and Sagard on their entry into exclusive negotiations, beside BpifranceInvestissement, to take a majority stake in Invoke.
  • Advised leading French dairy cooperative Sodiaal on the purchase of 51% of the capital of Yoplait from General Mills.

France > EU, competition and distribution Tier 4

The team at KPMG Avocats, France impresses with its multidisciplinary approach to advising major corporates and investment on antitrust, regulatory, distribution and competition law issues. Matters include product compliance, competition in the agricultural sector, antitrust compliance issues, franchise networks and distribution contacts, and private enforcement. The group is led by Emmanuel Tricot, who specialises in the automotive, luxury goods, media, transport, banking, insurance and public services sectors, and senior managers Virginie Carvalho, an expert in state aids, health and railway regulatory issues and consumer law, and Jean-Marc Tchernonog who brings experience in proceedings before courts and competition authorities to the table. Core sectors include the food, financial services and automotive industries.

Key clients

SNCF Voyageurs



France Digital


Groupe Eurazeo

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance

Fonds Mirabeau


BIP Capital Partners



Work highlights

  • Advised Sodiaal/Yoplait France on analysing its franchise network and the main distribution contracts in the context of the negotiations conducted by Sodiaal with a view to the acquisition of Yoplait France.

France > Compliance

KPMG Avocats, France, which launched its compliance practice in September 2020, is recommended for the setting up of Sapin II compliance programmes.
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