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Financing and Regulatory

Lacourte Raquin Tatar acts on behalf of arrangers, lenders, debt funds, insurers and mezzanine funds in setting up a full range of loans and financial products.

The team assists industrial groups, institutional investors and investment funds in structuring and setting up financing arrangements.

In addition, lawyers are involved in asset management (in particular, in structuring and marketing collective investment schemes) and in financial regulatory matters (banking regulation, investment services, crowd-funding, insurance) on behalf of credit institutions, investment firms, crowd-funding platforms, management companies, and French and international institutional investors :

  • Property financing, acquisition financing and syndicated loans
  • Asset and project finance
  • Hedging instruments and financial products
  • Bond issues and private placements (Euro-PP)
  • Bank debt rescheduling
  • Acquisitions and disposals of debt portfolios
  • Asset management (structuring and marketing collective investment schemes)
  • Financial regulatory (banking regulation, investment services, crowd-funding, insurance)

Partners : Emilie Capron, Cédric Bonnet, Damien Luqué


Lacourte Raquin Tatar law firm advised Angelo Gordon and S2i Partners on the refurbishment then the disposal of a building located 86 rue de Courcelles, Paris, through a share deal.
Angelo Gordon and S2i Partners were advised by our real estate department (Guillaume Jeannet, partner, Clémentine Castel and Catherine Mounier, associates) and our tax department (Jean-Yves Charriau, partner, and Sophie Duboy, counsel).

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised the managers of Sade Telecom, a subsidiary of the Veolia group specialized in the installation and maintenance of telecoms networks, on the acquisition by the Montefiore Investment V fund alongside the management team.
The team included Renaud Rossa (partner), Olivier Péronnau and Sébastien Roy (associates) on corporate aspects/M&A and David Sorel (partner) and Christian N’Da (associate) on the tax aspects.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised the portfolio management company Aviva Investors France on the set up of a debt fund in support of the french economy in the context of the Covid19 crisis.
The team included Damien Luqué (partner), Martin Jarrige de La Sizeranne (associate) and Olivier Gaté (paralegal) on regulatory aspects and Cédric Bonnet (partner) and Charles Coeurderoy(associate) on the financing aspects.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the “Espace Lumière” building located in Boulogne Billancourt, from a fund managed by Invesco real Estate.
Tishman Speyer was advised by Damien Luqué (partner), on regulatory aspects.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar law firm advised BNP Paribas Real Estate on the launching of the Arboretum project.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised Credit.fr, a subsidiary company of Tikehau Capital, on the acquisitions of 100% of the share capital of Homunity.fr, an internet crowdfunding platform specialized in connecting investors with real-estate developers (Press release). The team included Nicolas Jüllich (partner) et Olivier Peronnau (associate) in M&A ; Damien Luqué (partner) et Martin Jarrige (associate) in regulatory ; David Sorel (partner) et Claire Avrin (associate) for tax matters et Emilie Capron (partner) in real estate.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised Tikehau Investment Management on the acquisition from Hammerson and the financing, on behalf of OPCI Tikehau Retail Properties II, all of the co-ownership lots in the shopping center Bercy 2 located 4, Place de l’Europe, in Charenton-le-Pont (94). The ensemble, consisting of 70 stores, is developing 35,200 sq. m. (http://www.immoweek.fr/immobilier/actualites/commerces-8/standby-un-opci-gere-par-tikehau-investment-management-acquiert-le-centre-commercial-bercy-2-16757). The team included Emilie Capron and Cédric Bonnet, partners, and Irène Cottaris, associate.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised Oxford Properties Group, the real estate branch of Omers, pension funds for municipal employees of Ontario, on the acquisition of the office building with an area of over 20,000 m², fully leased to RFF, located 92 avenue of France in the 13th arrondissement in Paris, from a joint venture between GLL Real Estate and Real Estate GmbH Union, funded by CACIB: http://www.lawinfrance.com/articles/Lacourte-Raquin-Tatar-Bredin- Prat-16939.html. The team included Cyrille Bailly and Emilie Capron, partners, and Marie-Amélie Gros and Cheida Karbaschian, associates, for real aspects and Cédric Bonnet, partner, and Sabine Racine, associate, for the financing aspects.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar advised Perella Weinberg Real Estate on its acquisition of the real estate complex « Les Miroirs A & B » and the corresponding financing and leasing (press release). The team included Jean-Jacques Raquin and Damien Grosse, partners, Romain Rattaz et Adam Haddad, associates, for the real estate aspects, Vincent Guinot, partner, and Anne-Laure Gauthier and Jean-François Benoit, associates, for the public law and french planning aspects, Cédric Bonnet, partner, and Arnaud Bernard, associate, for the financing aspects.

Lacourte Raquin Tatar pursues its growth with the arrival of two new partners: Cédric Bonnet and Emilie Capron (press release).