Xavier Renard > Latham & Watkins > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins
45 RUE SAINT DOMINIQUE
75007 PARIS
France

Work Department

Partner, Deputy Office Managing Partner

Position

Xavier Renard is a partner in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins and the Local Chair of the Tax Department.

Mr. Renard is active in the field of corporate taxation and provides general tax advice to French and multinational groups of companies, investment funds, and financial institutions. He is also specialized on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings of groups of companies, tax consolidation regimes, taxation of financial products, and asset financing transactions. 

Mr. Renard is a member of the International Fiscal Association and the Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

(Les grands avocats du marché: Private equity)

Xavier RenardLatham & Watkins

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.

France > Tax

(Leading individuals: Transactional/corporate tax)

Xavier RenardLatham & 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.