BG2V has broad expertise in company taxation, taxation of mergers-acquisition, reorganizations, the groups' tax regime, LBO, OBO and taxation of settlement agreements.
The firm is also recognized for its expertise in real estate taxation [tax regime for listed real estate investment companies (SIICs), open-ended property funds (OPCIs), real estate leasing agreements and real estate VAT] and in taxation of top executives (management packages, assets structuring).
The lawyers on BG2V’s Tax Law team provide solutions to their clients’ national and international tax issues.
They also assist them in their relationships with the tax authorities and manage the follow-up of tax audits between the pre-litigation phase and court proceedings.
Lastly, the Tax Law team’s lawyers handle criminal and tax cases in close cooperation with BG2V’s Criminal Law Department.
""BG2V has “strong expertise and is highly responsive, as well as having great people skills, which are a guarantee of success in negotiations with opposing parties”. The team of five lawyers works on carrying out real estate and merger-acquisition transactions. They are also involved in a tax fraud dispute that is among the largest in the field. Jean-Marc is, “always a very good listener with clients and very responsive”, and has, “very good experience in real estate tax and litigation”. The “excellent negotiator” Jean-Sébastien Dumont shows, “professionalism and creativity in solving complex problems”". "Legal 500 Paris, 2018 Ed.
"BG2V demonstrates ‘strong expertise and responsiveness and builds qualitative relationships with clients and stakeholders that lead to success during negotiations’. The five-lawyer team is recommended for M&A and property tax transactions and recently also handled a high-profile tax fraud case. Jean-Marc Valot is ‘always here to listen’ and has ‘great property tax and litigation experience’. Jean-Sébastien Dumont, who joined from Redlink, shows ‘high professionalism and creativity to solve complex situations’ and has ‘excellent negotiating skills’."Legal 500 EMEA - 2018 Ed.
"BG2V's team of five lawyers is "responsive, combative, close to its clients and offers excellent technical quality". It advises several large groups and has strong expertise in real estate tax. The firm also handles litigation and is working on a large inheritance dispute. Jean-Marc Valot provides "excellent service". The arrival of Jean-Sébastien Dumont gives the firm the opportunity to strenghten its expertise, notably in the transactions tax segment."Legal 500 Paris, 2017 Ed.
January 2019. The Pacte bill proposes to modernize the regime of preferred shares in order to encourage investments made notably by funds. Hence, Article 28 of the Pacte bill proposes several modifications including the implementation of preferred shares which can be bought back no longer only by the company, but at the “joint initiative” of the issuing company and the subscriber.
December 2018. Carrel law firm and BG2V assisted Anagenesis Biotechnologies in raising capital for the second time since its creation in 2011.
December 2018. BG2V assisted the founders of Luckey Homes, a French start-up specialized in property management for owners and users of short-term rental reservation platforms, in its acquisition by Airbnb.
November 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner) assisted NextStage, an independent management company, approved by the AMF, one of the pioneers and leaders in capital development in France, for the agreement for the acquisition by Eurazeo PME, alongside the management and Argos Wityu, of EFESO Consulting’s capital.
November 2018. The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation (the “PACTE”), a new law which is set to pass in France by early 2019, provides for the expansion of the 2014 decree related to foreign investments subject to prior authorization by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.