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Xavier Jancène



Xavier Jancène



Xavier specialises in all types of complex domestic and cross-border real estate transactions ranging from acquisitions, disposals and joint-ventures to major lettings and high end developments.

Xavier acts predominantly for international investors including sovereign funds, global asset managers and corporates in relation to all major asset classes (offices, retail, hospitality, logistics or other alternative assets).

"Recommended". Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Real Estate)

"Very attentive to his clients." Legal 500 EMEA

"Xavier Jancène is very committed and client-minded. He is a dealmaker." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (REAL ESTATE)

Xavier's other noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) on the acquisition from a UBS managed fund of a 100% shareholding interest in a construction project in Paris la Défense consisting in the demolition of an existing office building, known as “Les Saisons” (CB32), its redevelopment into a 51,200sqm office tower to be known as “Tour Alto” and its subsequent refinancing.
  • Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (PBB) as arranger in relation to the acquisition refinancing and redevelopment financing of “Centre Marine Pépinière” (two building located in Paris, rue Laborde) acquired by Eurosic from the French State.

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52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1999


Graduate Degree, Business Law, University of Paris X Nanterre, 1996



Recommended in Legal 500

France, 2018

Published work

"l'OPCI, un véhicule Tout-Terrain ?", Réflexions Immobilières, no.65, 2013