Claire Sardet

Associate, Paris



Claire Sardet is is an associate in the Tax department of White & Case in Paris.

Claire's practice focuses on all aspects of international and domestic taxation and primarily on tax aspects of private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, group structure reorganizations and financings. Claire's practice also includes tax litigations and estate planning.

Claire joined the Firm in January 2020, and before that, she worked for an international law firm in Paris.

Bars and Courts
New York
Master's Degree
Business Law
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Postgraduate Degree
Master/DJCE in Tax Law
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
International Taxation
New York University School of Law


EP Global Commerce a.s. (2023)
Representation of EP Global Commerce a.s., a company controlled by businessman Daniel Kretinsky, on the signing of an agreement in principle on July 27, 2023, with Casino Group and some of its creditors representing more than two-thirds of the Term Loan B, with a view to strengthening Casino Group's equity structure and restructuring its financial debt.

ORPEA Group (2023)
Representation of the ORPEA Group on its accelerated safeguard plan, which was approved by the Nanterre Specialized Commercial Court on July 24, 2023.

Societe Generale-FORGE (SG-FORGE) (2023)
Representation of Societe Generale-FORGE (SG-FORGE), a regulated subsidiary of the Société Générale group dedicated to digital assets, on the launch of EUR CoinVertible, a digital asset developed and administered to maintain a stable value (stablecoin).

Several direct lenders (2023)
Representation of several direct lenders on a more-than €500 million unitranche financing for the acquisition of Unither Pharmaceuticals by a consortium of investors consisting of GIC and IK Partners as new investors, Keensight and Parquest reinforcing their existing position and Unither's management team.

Air Austral (2023)
Representation of Réunionese airline Air Austral on its restructuring, the main terms of which were agreed in a conciliation protocol signed in December 2022 by Air Austral, the French state, its controlling shareholder, various public creditors, banking partners and new investors.

Verallia (2022)
Representation of Verallia on the acquisition of Allied Glass from Sun European Partners LLP.

Cathay Capital Private Equity (2022)
Representation of Cathay Capital Private Equity on the acquisition of a significant stake in the independent French video game developer Shiro Games.

Pegasus Entrepreneurs (2022)
Representation of Pegasus Entrepreneurs and its sponsors Tikehau Capital, Financière Agache, CEO Pierre Cuilleret, Jean-Pierre Mustier and Diego De Giorgi on its de-SPACing with FL Entertainment, a global entertainment group comprising Banijay Group and Betclic Everest Group, that will result in the listing of FL Entertainment on Euronext Amsterdam.

BNP Paribas, BofA Securities Europe SE and J.P. Morgan (2022)
Representation of a syndicate of banks led by BNP Paribas, BofA Securities Europe SE and J.P. Morgan on the admission to trading of EUROAPI on the regulated market of Euronext Paris by way of partial distribution of EUROAPI shares to Sanofi's existing shareholders.

EPSA (2022)
Representation of EPSA, a French consulting firm, and its main shareholders on a joint minority investment from TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., RAISE Investissement and CAPZA Expansion.

Keolis Group (2022)
Representation of Keolis Group, a global leader in the shared mobility market and partner to public transport authorities around the world, on a €600 million term loan to refinance certain of its existing indebtedness.

FCDE (2021)
Representation of private equity fund FCDE (Fonds de Consolidation et de Développement des Entreprises) on the signing of an agreement with CNIM and Equitis Gestion for the acquisition of Bertin Technologies, a company that specialises in the development and integration of scientific instrument systems.

DEE Tech (2021)
Representation of DEE Tech on its intended €500 million business combination with Colis Privé, the largest private provider of e-commerce home parcel delivery solutions on the French market, to create a leading European pure play e-commerce delivery platform.

Korian (2021)
Representation of Korian, the leading European care services group for elderly and vulnerable people, on its entry into exclusive negotiations with Colisée to sell 21 facilities and Vivalto Vie to sell 11 facilities.

Liberty Global (2021)
Representation Liberty Global, one of the world's leading converged video, broadband and mobile communications companies, on the signing of an agreement with iliad for the sale of 100% of the share capital in Polish cable operator UPC Poland to iliad's Polish mobile subsidiary Play for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion.

RTL Group (2021)
Representation of RTL Group, Europe's largest broadcaster, on its entry into exclusive negotiations with Groupe TF1, Groupe M6 and Groupe Bouygues to merge the activities of Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 and create a major French media group.