Sarah Kouchad

Associate, Paris

Biography

Overview

Sarah Kouchad is is an associate in the Tax department of White & Case in Paris.

Sarah'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. Sarah’s practice also includes tax litigations and estate planning.

Sarah joined the Firm in July 2019, and before that, she worked for international law firms in Paris.
 

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
Master's Degree
Business Law
University of Aix-Marseille III
Postgraduate Professional Degree in Business and Tax Law
University of Aix-Marseille III
Languages
French
English

Experience

Angelo Gordon (2022)
Representation of Angelo Gordon, leading alternative investment firm, on its contemplated subscription to Technicolor's (leader in creative and technology content creation, distribution and consumption) planned issue of €300m in Mandatory Convertible Notes in the context of Technicolor's plan to (i) list and spin-off Technicolor Creative Studios to enable its further growth and development in line with strong industry demand and (ii) deleverage both companies through a refinancing of the entire existing debt structure.

Bpifrance (2022)
Representation of the French national investment bank Bpifrance on its strategic investment in SEQENS, a worldwide leader in the development and production of active ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates and specialty ingredients.

DEE Tech (2021)
Representation of DEE Tech, the first French Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) dedicated to the tech sector, on its listing on Euronext Paris.

Altitude Infrastructure (2021)
Representation of Altitude Infrastructure THD on the acquisition, and financing of the acquisition, from Marguerite of (i) 37% of the share capital and voting rights in Rosace SAS; (ii) 22%of the share capital and voting rights in Losange SAS; and (iii) 24.95% of the share capital and voting rights in Fibre 31 SAS.

Antin IPO (2021)
Representation of the banking syndicate led by J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in connection with the IPO of Antin Infrastructure Partners on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.

Air-France KLM (2020)
Representation of Air-France KLM in connection with its €4 billion capital-strengthening measures, approved by the European Commission on April 5, 2021, to address the consequences of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Vallourec (2021)
Representation of the Ad Hoc Group of Crossholders of Vallourec (including Apollo, SVP, Bybrook and M&G) on the financial restructuring of Vallourec, world leader in premium tubular solutions for the energy markets and for demanding industrial applications such as oil & gas wells in harsh environments, new generation power plants, challenging architectural projects, and high-performance mechanical equipment.

Conforama group's bondholders (2020)
Representation of Conforama group's bondholders, a majorplayer in the physical and digital distribution of home equipment in Europe, on the sale of Conforama France to the parent company of But, Mobilux.