Thomas is specialised in Tax, operations of acquisitions and sales of companies (M&A, private equity, venture capital, leverage buy out). He advises on investment funds, companies, entrepreneur and families shareholders on the whole of tax issues relating to their operations (structuration, tax audits, VDD tax) and their shareholdings
(Followed by their tax situation, restructuring and tax disputes.
He also acquired an expertise in the field of patrimonial tax, investment tax and tax litigation and advises company managers under LBO to set up a management package.
Thomas recently intervened in the LBO of Naxicap Partners on the group Sud Robinetterie Industrie (55 million de CA), Focal & Naim (43 million de C.A) and Desk HLF (150 million de C.A),Capital Export on the group Celec (12 million de C.A) and on the operations of capital development for Amundi Private Equity funds (minority investment in the group La Cure Gourmande) and initiative and finance ( minority investment in the Vivacy laboratories).
Thomas has studied at New York University School of Law for a year (2009). He assists his clients both in French and English.
Sekri Valentin Zerrouk ranks among the recommended law firms. In the 2015 ranking, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk has been recommended for his ‘high level of service’.
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Sekri Valentin Zerrouk ranks 14 times in the guides edition 2015 ‘Capital – Investment’ ‘Mergers – Acquisition’, ‘Acteurs publics et entreprise’, ‘leadership et capital humain’, ‘gestion de Patrimoine & gestions d’actifs’. The tax team is recognised for its great knowledge in handling asset taxation, LBO tax and for his renowned expertise in real estate tax.
Thomas lectures at the University of Cergy-Pontoise ( tax of LBO, restructuring process,tax implication for the operations of LBO for the senior executive and shareholders, tax on equity securities).
He is a member of the L’IFA (International Fiscal Association) and I’IACF( Institut des Avocats Conseil Fiscaux).
Prior to join the firm in March 2015 as counsel,Thomas has practiced with the firms Freshfields,Bruckhaus,Deringer LLP and Lamartine Conseil as well as the legal and Tax department of the Nestle Waters group.