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

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.

Paris > Droit fiscal

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

Xavier RenardLatham & 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.