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Alexandre
Blestel

"Alexandre Blestel is brilliant and very committed. His high-level tax expertise is complemented by great financial skills, providing him with a broader view of the issues faced by his clients" LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020 / Alexandre Blestel frequently handles the tax structuring elements of complex real estate sales and acquisitions. He is recognised by one impressed source as a "very good technician." CHAMBERS EUROPE 2020

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Alexandre Blestel specialises in corporate tax and his practice mainly focuses on both French and international structuring and financing transactions.

He advises real estate companies, investment funds and French and foreign companies. He also has particular expertise in OPCIs and listed real estate investment companies (SIICs).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999, he holds an advanced degree (DESS-DJCE) in tax and business law from the University of Strasbourg (1997).

He joined De Pardieu Brocas Maffei as an associate in 2005 and became partner in 2007.

Alexandre Blestel is co-author of several articles in his practice areas: “La responsabilité des établissements payeurs dans le cadre des paiements de dividendes de source française”, Option Finance n°828, “L’exercice de la maîtrise d’ouvrage par la Société du Grand Paris“, Opérations Immobilières n°27, “Coup d’accordéon : suivez la cadence” Option Finance n°1065, “Les conséquences fiscales des coups d’accordéon devraient être enfin précisée“, Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit n°111, “Opposabilité de la doctrine administrative : le Conseil d’Etat impose au contribuable de se placer dans l’illégalité”, Option Finance n°1038, “Modalités de répartition des économies d’impôt dans le cadre de l’intégration fiscale”, Option Finance n°1029.

He is also a lecturer in tax law at the “Real Estate Chair” of the ESSEC and at Reims Management School.

Press releases

Advising Frey on the acquisition of the “Carré Sud” open-air shopping centre

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei has advised Frey, the French real estate specialist in the development and management of open-air shopping centres, on the acquisition of the "Carré Sud" property in Nîmes. [...]

Advising Transdev Group and Covivio on the sale to Indigo Group of their off-street parking activities

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei has advised Transdev Group and Covivio on the signature of agreements for the sale to Indigo Group, the world-leading car parking and individual mobility group, firstly the [...]

Advising Blue Colibri Capital Partners 3 on the acquisition and on the financing of the acquisition of the office building “Omega”

Advising the luxembourg funds Blue Colibri Capital Partners 3 on the acquisition and on the financing of the acquisition from La Mutuelle Générale of the office building "Omega", developing 8.300 [...]

Advising DATA4 on the securitization of a record €620 million debt financing

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei has advised DATA4, a major European operator and investor in the data center market, held by AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets for institutional investors, on the [...]