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Charles Del Valle



Del Valle Charles-Antoine
Charles Del Valle



Charles del Valle’s activity primarily focuses on tax structuring of leveraged buyouts transactions. He has acquired solid experience in the specific field of private equity, acting for both investment funds and managers of target entities, in relation with domestic and cross-border transactions.

Charles’ experience extends to mergers and acquisition and real estate projects, advising industrial groups on a large number of transfers, acquisitions and mergers of listed companies and non-listed companies, and French and foreign real-estate funds in their investment transactions.

His practice also covers complex restructuring operations advising distressed companies, creditors and investors during and before protective measures stages (mandat ad hoc, conciliation).

"The practice also has a growing presence in high-profile corporate, private equity and real estate transactions, done by leading investment funds, with Guillaume Valois and counsel Charles del Valle as the key experts."
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Tax)

Rising Star
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Tax)

"Counsel Charles del Valle is recommended." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (TAX)

Experience includes advising:

  • Bridgepoint Capital within the frame of the acquisition of 5-à-Sec Group.
  • LBO France within the frame of the acquisition of HMY Group.
  • H.I.G. European Capital Partners within the frame of its investment in Guy Dauphin Environment group.
  • Montefiore within the frame of its investment in Voyageurs du Monde.
  • The Carlyle Group in the context of its acquisition of Cap Vert Finance from Eurazeo.
  • OPCI and SCPI managed by Amundi Asset Management regarding the tax structuring of a share deal in France.
  • La Française REIM regarding tax structuring.
  • Norges Bank IM regarding tax structuring of share deal in France.
  • CBRE Global Investors regarding the tax aspects of the refinancing of the pan European logistic fund EIF.
  • Foncia, majority-owned by Bridgepoint, on the acquisition of the property management pole of the Tagerim group. This is the largest acquisition of Foncia in the last 20 years.

News & insights

A coal power plant in Vietnam

Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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Publications: 27 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Implications of current travel restrictions for the tax residency status of companies

Government responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have included restricting travel and implementing quarantine requirements for those who do travel. As a result, managers and directors who are living in…

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Admitted to the Paris Bar, 2011

Admitted to the New York Bar, 2012


LLM, Tax Law, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

Master, Management, EDHEC Business School, Lille, 2010

Master II, Business Law, University of Paris-Sud XI, Paris, 2010

Bachelor Law degree, University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Paris, 2007