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

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.

Banking syndicate (2023)
Representation of a banking syndicate including BNP Paribas and Société Générale, as global coordinators, joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, on Mersen's €100 million share capital increase, with shareholders'  preferential subscription rights, announced on April 18, 2023.

Banking syndicate (2023)
Representation of a banking syndicate including J.P. Morgan SE, Natixis and Société Générale as global coordinators, joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, and BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, HSBC Continental Europe and Barclays Bank Ireland PLC as joint bookrunners, on Neoen's €750 million share capital increase, with shareholders' preferential subscription rights, of Neoen.

Mazarine Group (2023)
Representation of Mazarine Group and its chairman, founder and main shareholder on the investment by LBO France, FG Bros and another lifestyle private equity fund in the capital of the company.

Cosfibel Group (2023)
Representation of the shareholders of Cosfibel Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of luxury packaging, promotional products and merchandising solutions, on its sale to packaging company GPA Global.

SPIE (2022)
Representation of SPIE on its issuance of €400 million Sustainability-Linked Bonds Settled in Cash and/or Convertible into New Shares and/or Exchangeable for Existing Shares ('ORNANEs') maturing in 2028.

The Carlyle Group (2022)
Representation of The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of Tescan Orsay Holding (Tescan), a leading manufacturer of electron microscopes and other high-tech scientific instruments, headquartered in the Czech Republic.

Bouygues Telecom and Vauban Infrastructure Partners (2022)
Representation of the financing of a new strategic joint-venture between Bouygues Telecom and Vauban Infrastructure Partners, via its digital investment platform Vauban Infra Fibre, to further accelerate the deployment of optical fiber in France in medium and low density areas.