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Fanny Combourieu

Location Head
Fanny has great team leadership and tax technical knowledge. She is proactive and delivered on a very tight schedule.
Client, Chambers Europe 2023

Fanny Combourieu has over 20 years of experience in tax, particularly of private equity transactions, acquisitions and disposals of companies, restructurings, real estate investments and real estate funds structuring.

She has vast experience in all areas of personal tax for high-net-worth individuals, in particular regarding their real estate investments in France. She also has extensive experience in tax audits and litigation.

Fanny’s clients include private equity and real estate funds, banks, financial institutions, corporates, family offices and high-net-worth individuals.

Professional QualificationsAvocat admitted to the Paris Bar


Fanny has worked on the tax structuring for numerous private equity funds such as:

  • Advising Real IS in the context of numerous transactions:
  • the acquisition of office buildings in Lyon (located Quai Perrache – Convergence buildings, and one office building ) and Marseille (located bd de Dunkerque – the Grand Large buildings)
  • The acquisition of the Faubourg asset (share deal)
  • The sale of the Hoche asset (share deal)
  • Advising Barings in the context of multiple acquisitions:
  • Nanteuil – Acquisition of 23,000 sqm grade A logistics warehouse in Nanteuil-le-Haudouin, pursuant to a forward contract ("vente en l'état futur d'achèvement")
  • Canopy - Acquisition of 6,500 sqm grade A office space in Pré-Saint-Gervais, in the Paris' suburbs, pursuant to a forward contract ("vente en l'état futur d'achèvement")
  • Savigny - Acquisition of a 22,500 sqm grade A warehouse warehouse in Savigny-le-Temple
  • Advising Union Investment in the context of the acquisition of the hotel operated by Melia in La Défense and sale of numerous assets (Le Prime, Capella, Arc de Seine, Altaïr, Aile Sud, Le Cap, Le Wilson...).
  • Advising Cain International on the acquisition of its first office building in France through a JV with the asset manager FREO Asset Management.
  • Advising Harbert Management Corporation on the acquisition and development of a logistic warehouse on a plot of land located near Lyon.
  • Advising AXA on the acquisition of "Dolphin Square", the largest private rented residential complex in London for AXA investors located in different jurisdictions.
  • Advising Ares on the acquisition of the shares of a French SPPICAV (OPPCI) owning indirectly a portfolio of six logistics/warehouse assets from OJIREL managed by ALDERAN.
  • French
  • English
  • Université Paris-Sud Postgraduate Studies (DESS), International Tax Law, 1994 - 1995
  • HEC Paris, Major in Tax and Law, 1992 - 1995


Team recognitions

  • Legal 500 – Private Equity Tax – Tier 2 – 2023
  • Chambers Europe – Band 4 – Tax – 2023

Individual recognitions

  • Legal 500 – Private Equity Tax - Leading Individual – 2023
  • Best Lawyers – Tax Law – 2017-2024
  • Best Lawyers – Private Equity Law – 2014-2024
  • Who’s Who Legal - Expert in Corporate Tax in France


  • "DAC 6 : Beaucoup de travail pour rien ?", Les Echos Capital Finance, February 2021
  • "Loi de Finances pour 2021", DLA Piper Insights, January 2021
  • "Les entreprises face au Covid-19 : quelles mesures fiscales?", DLA Piper Insights, March 2020
  • "France publishes transposition order to implement EU DAC6 directive into domestic law", DLA Piper Insights, December 2019
  • "Loi de Finances pour 2020", DLA Piper Insights, February 2020
  • "Déclaration des dispositifs fiscaux potentiellement agressifs (DAC 6) : l'ordonnance de transposition est parue", DLA Piper Insights, October 2019
  • "Loi de finances pour 2019 - Mesures fiscales intéressant les entreprises", DLA Piper Insights, January 2019
  • "Loi de finances pour 2019 - Mesures fiscales intéressant les particuliers", DLA Piper Insights, January 2019


Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Fanny was a partner at several high-profile international firms, based in Paris.



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