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Latham & Watkins
75007 PARIS

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Olivia Rauch-Ravisé is a partner in the firm’s Tax Department and the Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ Paris office. She is a former Co-Chair of the firm’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee, whose mission is to promote women through trailblazing initiatives focused on women’s professional development, mentoring, and networking. She has strong experience in domestic and cross-border transactional tax law, notably in private equity and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Rauch-Ravisé’s practice also focuses on the taxation of capital markets transactions (notably high yield), financial instruments, and structured financings. She has developed expertise in tax issues relating to aircraft, rolling stock, and other asset financings.

Ms. Rauch-Ravisé is particularly active in the financial institutions, oil and gas, and hospitality and gaming sectors. She is a member of the International Fiscal Association and of the Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux, and she is Chair of the Tax Committee of the European American Chamber of Commerce. 

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

(Leading individuals: Transactional/corporate tax)

Olivia Rauch-RaviséLatham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins offers high-level transactional tax expertise. The tax team advises leading corporations, investment funds and banks on the structuring of top-end M&A, private equity and finance transactions led by the firm. Recently, the group was active in a high number of high-profile transactions involving listed and non-listed companies, including Atos’ sale of its €1.2bn Worldline shares. The practice also worked on several of the market’s largest LBO transactions in 2019 and 2020 and assists with major financing transactions, including high-yield bond issuances. Practice head  Xavier Renard and Olivia Rauch-Ravisé are highly recommended.

Paris > Droit fiscal

(Les grands avocats du marché: Fiscalité transactionnelle et des entreprises)

Olivia Rauch-RaviséLatham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins dispose d’une expertise de haut niveau dans le domaine de la fiscalité transactionnelle. L’équipe fiscale conseille des entreprises de premier plan, des fonds d’investissement et des banques sur la structuration d’opérations stratégiques de fusions-acquisitions, de private equity et de financement menées par le cabinet. Récemment, l’équipe s’est illustrée par son implication dans des opérations de grande envergure portant sur des sociétés cotées et non cotées. Elle a notamment structuré la cession par Atos de ses actions détenues dans Worldline pour un montant de 1,2 milliard d’euros. L’équipe a enfin travaillé sur les plus grandes opérations de LBO du marché de 2019 et 2020 et intervient aussi dans de grandes opérations de financement, comprenant les émissions high-yield.  Xavier Renard , qui dirige la pratique, et Olivia Rauch-Ravisé sont fortement recommandés.