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Antoine Sarailler

Partner

Paris

Antoine Sarailler

Partner

Paris

Antoine est spécialisé en gestion d’actifs. Il conseille des institutions financières françaises et internationales dans le cadre de la structuration, de la création et de la distribution de fonds d’investissement institutionnels et grand public, ainsi que sur un large éventail de questions réglementaires. 

Antoine dispose d’une expérience significative dans la structuration de véhicules d’investissement tels que les fonds de private equity (véhicules français (FCPR/FPCI, FPS/SLP), véhicules luxembourgeois (FIS, FIAR, SICAR), limited partnerships anglo-saxons…), les fonds immobiliers (OPCI/SCPI), les fonds d’infrastructures, les fonds de dette (organisme de titrisation/financement (OT/OFS), ELTIF, FPE), fonds de fonds, les hedge funds onshore et offshore ainsi que les OPCVM. De plus, il assiste des clients institutionnels dans le cadre d’investissements primaires ou de transactions secondaires relatifs à des fonds d’investissement alternatifs.

Il conseille également des gestionnaires de fonds français et internationaux, des entreprises d’investissement, des établissements de crédits, des entreprises d’assurance et d’autres entités financières sur toutes les problématiques réglementaires françaises ou européennes et dans le cadre de leur restructuration, prise de participation ou autres opérations financières.

Enfin, il représente régulièrement des entités financières devant les Autorités réglementaires (AMF/ACPR) sur toutes les questions liées à la réglementation financière, lors de procédures disciplinaires ou dans le cadre de la création et du suivi d’entités réglementées.

Il participe régulièrement à des conférences et séminaires sur les problématiques liées à la structuration de fonds et à la règlementation financière.

"Very high-quality team on the technical level/understanding of business issues, combined with great responsiveness, and all in a (very) good state of mind. Our No. 1 firm on our issues far and wide."
"Great professionalism and real advice and support beyond legal production,"
"Great competence."
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Private Equity: Fund Formation)

"A la tête du département, Brice Henry est l'une des grandes références du marché. Il intervient pour la création, la structuration et la commercialisation de produits financiers. Il est entouré de la counsel expérimentée Mia Dassas. A noter, le recrutement d'une équipe de trois avocats en provenance de Dechert LLP, emmenée par le spécialiste de la structuration de fonds Antoine Sarailler, qui vient conforter une pratique déjà au summum."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Banque & Finance : Regulatory)

"The team recently cemented its leading position in this space with the hire of a three-lawyer team from Dechert LLP, which included funds specialist Antoine Sarailler."

"The team led by Antoine Sarailler provides quality and rigorous work, making themselves always available and pleasant. The technical mastery and the great knowledge of the market by Antoine Sarailler and his team means we get good answers to our problems and there is a real creativity in the solutions proposed."

"Antoine Sarailler and his team are essential to the proper functioning of our asset manager activity. Seriousness, thoroughness, very advanced technical knowledge in asset management, while remaining human, available and above all understandable to his client are all types of quality that we value in our relationship with Allen & Overy LLP."

"Antoine Sarailler and his teams master perfectly both the law and the techniques essential to the creation of French and foreign investment funds, but also everything related to the creation, operation and development of a management company."

"Antoine Sarailler is always attentive to our problems while describing precisely and intelligibly the regulatory constraints applicable to the problem posed. In this context, he always makes good suggestions and strives to reconcile our wishes with the applicable law in the matter."

"Antoine Sarailler and Benjamin Lacourt are very professional, have a very good knowledge of the investment funds regulations which allow them to understand the business and provide business oriented solutions."

"We have been working with Antoine and his team on two families of funds. We have appreciated Antoine and his team skills and expertise in putting together the LPAs for and with us and in providing assistance in discussing with LPs or other players (like auditors regulatory people for example). In addition, the team helped us in making our mind on some commercial decisions by providing us with a good view what is the market practice. Finally, let’s underline that Antoine and is team have a mindset that is very “business oriented” which very helpful for people like us."

"Antoine Sarailler is always business minded and proactive. He always offers solutions when we have to face a difficulty. He is able to answer very quickly, always concerned to satisfy his clients. As a result, Antoine Sarailler is known, in Paris, as one of the best lawyers specialized in financial and real estate asset management."

Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Private Equity: Fund Formation 

Recognised by Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers 2020 – France (Banking and Finance Law)

Highly regarded
IFLR 1000 2020 - France (Investment Funds, Financial Services Regulatory)

News & insights

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News: 14 SEPTEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy conseille SWEN Capital Partners pour la structuration du fonds Blue Ocean

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News: 27 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy sur la structuration du fonds BNP Paribas European Infrastructure Debt Fund II

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News: 14 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Epopée Gestion sur la structuration du fonds Epopée Immo Rendement I

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Bureau

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professionnelles

Avocat au Barreau de Paris, 2003

Académiques

EMLYON Business School, MBA, 2000

EMLYON Business School, MBA, 2000

University of Paul Cézanne u2013 Aix-Marseille III, Master, 1998

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, LL.M., 2001

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, LL.M., 2001, with Honors 

 

Distinction

Published work

  • A Guide to Private Equity in France (2018) – (November 23, 2018)
  • Brexit for Derivatives? New Irish and French Law ISDA Master Agreements for the Derivatives Market – (August 10, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update - Europe - Issue 7, 2018 – (August 1, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update - Europe - Issue 6, 2018 – (July 2, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update - Europe - Issue 5, 2018 – (June 4, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update - Europe – Dechert OnPoint (May 2, 2018)
  • Asset Management Regulatory Roundup - April 2018, Issue 7 – Dechert (April 18, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update Europe - Issue 3, 2018 – Dechert OnPoint (March 29, 2018)
  • UK Asset Management Regulatory Roundup – Dechert OnPoint (March 21, 2018)
  • Asset Management Regulatory Roundup - March 2018, Issue 5 – Dechert OnPoint (March 9, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update Europe - Issue 2, 2018 – Dechert OnPoint (February 23, 2018)
  • Credit Funds: A Global Perspective on Evolving Structures – Dechert (February 14, 2018)
  • Inventaire 2018 des obligations réglementaires américaines de reporting pour les asset managers – Dechert OnPoint (February 5, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update Europe - Issue 1, 2018 – Dechert OnPoint (January 25, 2018)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 6, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (August 6, 2017)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 5, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (June 22, 2017)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 4, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (May 1, 2017)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 3, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (April 4, 2017)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 2, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (February 26, 2017)
  • Etude sur les obligations réglementaires américaines de reporting – Dechert OnPoint (February 6, 2017)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 1, 2017 – Dechert OnPoint (January 29, 2017)
  • Vers un changement de relations entre LPs et GPs ? – Option Droit & Affaires (December 31, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 10, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (December 18, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 9, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (November 22, 2016)
  • Private Equity Market in France – Getting The Deal Through (November 7, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 8, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (October 16, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 7, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (September 8, 2016)
  • French AMF Permits Certain \Pre-Marketing\ Activities – Dechert OnPoint (July 24, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 6, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (July 5, 2016)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Asia – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (June 28, 2016)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Dechert OnPoint (June 27, 2016)
  • The Société de Libre Partenariat: A New French Fund Alternative – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (June 27, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 5, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (May 31, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 4, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (April 27, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 3, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (March 17, 2016)
  • Etude sur les obligations réglementaires américaines de reporting – Dechert OnPoint (March 13, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 2, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (February 18, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 1, 2016 – Dechert OnPoint (January 13, 2016)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 11, 2015 – Dechert OnPoint (December 6, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 10, 2015 – Dechert OnPoint (November 3, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 9, 2015 – Dechert OnPoint (October 6, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 8, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (September 8, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 7, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (August 6, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 6, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (July 5, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 5, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (June 9, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 4, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (May 10, 2015)
  • Étude sur les obligations réglementaires américaines de reporting – Dechert OnPoint (April 19, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 3, 2015 – DechertOnPoint (March 31, 2015)
  • Société de Libre Partenariat (« SLP ») : « le partnership à la française » – Dechert OnPoint (March 9, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 2, 2015 – (March 4, 2015)
  • Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 1, 2015 – (February 2, 2015)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (December 18, 2013)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report - Asia – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (December 18, 2013)
  • Management of French Funds and Access to the French Market: New Opportunities Offered by the AIFM Directive – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (December 18, 2013)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report - Asia – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (September 30, 2013)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (September 26, 2013)
  • French AMF Guidance on Best Practices Regarding Rebates and Inducements in the Marketing of Financial Instruments – Financial Services Quarterly Report (September 26, 2013)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report - Asia – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (December 18, 2012)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (December 17, 2012)
  • Managing Foreign Funds in France: An Important Tax Clarification – Dechert OnPoint (November 7, 2012)
  • Gestion de fonds étrangers en France : une clarification fiscale importante – Dechert OnPoint (October 29, 2012)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report - Asia – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (October 1, 2012)
  • Financial Services Quarterly Report – Dechert OnPoint: Financial Services Quarterly Report (September 30, 2012)