Laurent Ragot

Laurent Ragot

Counsel, Paris

Email laurent.ragot@hoganlovells.com

Phone +33 1 53 67 18 00

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Practice groupCorporate

Laurent focuses his practice on transactional tax law, particularly regarding mergers and acquisitions. He has long-standing experience advising on private equity transactions, accompanying managers and private equity funds in their LBO and capital development transactions. Prior to joining us in 2016, Laurent worked at the Paul Hastings tax department in Paris for over seven years and at the Olswang tax department for a year and a half.

Awards and recognitions

2014 & 2015

Associate to Watch
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe

Education and admissions

Education

Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat, 2007

Postgraduate Degree in Corporate and Tax law (Master 2 Professionnel), Sorbonne Law School, 2006

Master Degree in French and German law, Sorbonne Law School, 2005

LL.M. in French and German law, University of Cologne, 2005

Representative experience

Advising Sequana on the sale of Arjowiggins Healthcare to Meeschaert Private Equity (2016)

Advising Groupe Bertrand and Burger King France on the acquisition of Quick (second largest fast-food chain in France) (2015)

Advising Astorg Partners on the sale of OGF Group

Advising TCR Capital on the LBO of Alkan (2014)

Advising Omnes Capital on the LBO of Eratome (2013).

Advising NiXEN on the LBO of Carré Blanc (2013).

Advising Keensight Capital on the OBO of Oodrive Group (2013).

Advising TCR Capital on the sale of Editions Oberthur to 21 Centrale Partners (2012) and the management on its equity investment.

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