Olivia Rauch-Ravise > Latham & Watkins > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile
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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(Les grands avocats du marché: Private equity)
Latham & Watkins affiche une forte expertise en matière de fiscalité transactionnelle. L’équipe intervient sur la structuration de la plupart des grandes opérations de fusions- acquisitions et de private equity traitées par le cabinet. Elle a récemment été impliquée dans un nombre très élevé d’opérations de LBO. La compétence fiscale du cabinet s’étend enfin aux opérations de financement bancaire et obligataire. La pratique est codirigée par Xavier Renard et Olivia Rauch-Ravisé qui sont hautement recommandés.
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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance: transactional work
- Derivatives and structured finance
- EU, competition and distribution
- Private equity: LBO
- Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences