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Olivier Parawan

Hospitality & Leisure, Tax Transactions & Planning, Tax

"Olivier Parawan is an expert of high quality"
Legal 500 EMEA

Übersicht

Admitted to the Paris Bar, Olivier Parawan is a partner in the Tax practice of the Paris office.

Olivier advises a large number of French and foreign private equity clients and corporate groups on their LBO / M&A and real estate transactions. He has gained strong experience in all aspects of multi-country transactions, from tax due diligence to structuring work, tax modelling and financing issues. He has been involved in most of the larger deals carried out on the French market over the past years. Olivier also assists corporate clients in the day-to-day tax management (tax audit, tax consolidation, reporting tools) and in the management of their global effective tax rate and their "cash" tax (French and international tax planning, using of tax losses, etc). 

In addition to his native French, Olivier is fluent in English.

Erfahrung

Non-exhaustive list of deals in which Olivier Parawan was involved include:

  1. Advised LBO France on its acquisition of a majority stake in ID Market and Sourcidys, leading BtoB and BtoC distributor of home & garden products in France
  2. Advised LBO France on the financing and the structuring of the acquisition of Alliance Marine Groupe, distributor of equipment for leisure sailing and professional sailing.
  3. Advised Bridgepoint Development Capital on the disposal of their interest in Groupe CIR, an independent specialist in city-center real-estate investment.
  4. Advised the SERB group and its majority shareholder (Charterhouse Capital Partners) in connection with (i) the structuring of its acquisition of BTG International Healthcare group from Boston Scientific Corporation, (ii) the refinancing of its existing debt and (iii) the reinvestment of current shareholders and the entry of new minority investors (Mérieux and Partners Group) into the group.
  5. Advised Novétude Santé and its shareholder Charterhouse Capital Partners) on the acquisition of DMVP Formation, (known under the brand name Ma Formation Officinale), leader in e-learning programs for pharmacists.
  6. Advised the SERB group, a portfolio group of Charterhouse Capital Partners on the structuring of its acquisition of the specialty pharmaceutical company Veriton Pharma Ltd.

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Auszeichnungen

Continually recommended by the legal directories as a Leading Individual :

2022

  • Listed in Best Lawyers – Tax Law (France)
  • Ranked in ITR World Tax Review (France) as "Highly regarded" in "Real Estate Tax" and "Transactional Tax"
  • The 2022 Décideurs magazine issue, a French media and rating agency for top executives recognized Olivier Parawan as “essential” in taxation of international groups, LBOs and transactions. He also has a “strong reputation” in transfer pricing taxation and VAT. His activity in real estate taxation is described as a “excellent”.

2021

  • Ranked in ITR World Tax Review (France) as "Highly regarded" in "Real Estate Tax" and "Transactional Tax"
  • The 2021 Option Droit & Affaires issue, a leading publication in France for finance professionals, granted the Paris office with a 5 star ranking for the " taxation of transactions " category, highlighting partner Olivier Parawan’s practice.
  • The 2021 Décideurs magazine issue, a French media and rating agency for top executives recognized Olivier Parawan as “essential” in taxation of international groups, LBOs and transactions. He also has a “strong reputation” in transfer pricing taxation and VAT. His activity in real estate taxation is described as a “excellent”.

Ausbildung

  • Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Post-graduate Degree in Business and Tax Law DESS Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité
  • Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Maîtrise Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité

Zulassungen

  • Paris

Sprachen

  • Französisch
  • Englisch
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