Thomas Pulcini is Of Counsel in the Tax practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Paris office. He has a diversified practice that emphasizes matters in international and domestic taxation, with special experience in advising private equity funds and managers with their leveraged buyouts and in capital development transaction as well as companies on their growth strategies or reorganizations.
- Recognized by Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - Tax: "The team was recently involved in several large LBO deals. Practice head Allard de Waal and senior associate Thomas Pulcini are top names in the field".
- 2017 Silver Trophy for tax structuring transaction at Trophées du Droit ceremony.
- University of Paris XII, PhD in Taxation, 2011
LBOs and Acquisitions/Sales
- Advising Keensight and Adista in connection with the acquisition of Unyc.
- Advising Tikehau Capital in connection with the LBO of Sterne Group.
- Advising Equistone in connection with the LBO of GSCM Group.
- Advising Andera Partners in connection with the sale of Minafin Group.
- Advising Qualium in connection with the sale of Labelium Group.
- Advising Keensight in connection with the LBO of Adista Group.
- Advising EQT Partners in connection with the LBO of Cerba Healthcare Group.
- Advising Tikehau in connection with the restructuring of Cruiseline Group.
- Advising Insight Partners in connection with the LBO of I@D Group.
- Advising the management of Valoria Capital in connection with the LBO structured by IK Investment Partners.
- Advising the shareholders of Provalliance Group in connection with the LBO structured by Core Equity.
- Advising Keensight Capital in connection with the combination of the Sogelink and Geodesial groups.
- Advising Sagard in connection with the OBO of Asobo Studio.
- Advising Five Arrows in connection with the LBU of Cocooncenter by Groupe Pharmacie Lafayette.
- Advising Eurazeo PME and FCDE in connection with the LBU of Millbrook by UTAC CERAM.
- Advising Merieux Equity Partners in connection with the LBO of Laboratoire CTRS.
- Advising the shareholders of Cleeven Group in connection with the LBO of Vespa Capital.
- Advising Antin Infrastructure in connection with the sale of Inicea Group.
- Advising the management of Odigo Group in connection with the LBO of Odigo Group structured by Apax Partners.
- Advising the founders and the managers of MC3 Group in connection with their OBO.
- Advising Isai Expansion in connection with the LBO of Vitalliance Group.
- Advising the shareholders of Argon & Co Group in connection with the LBO of Argon & Co Group structured by Ardian.
- Advising Keensight Capital in connection with the LBO of Smile Group and in connection with its investment in ASTI Mobile Robotics and the LBO of Biovian Group.
- Advising Amundi Private Equity Funds and Bpifrance in connection with the LBO of Wifirst Group.
- Advising Equistone Partners Europe in connection with the LBO of Groupe Vulcain Ingénierie.
- Advising Andera, Tikehau Capital and Bpifrance in connection with the LBO of Ellisphere.
- Advising Astorg in connection with the sale of M7 Group to Groupe Canal+.
- Advising B & Capital in connection with the LBO of HR Team Group and the LBO of Steliau Technology Group.
- Advising Meeschaert Capital Partners in connection with the LBO of Aterno Group.
- Advising CM-CIC Investissement in connection with the sale of Circet to Advent International.
- Advising the Management of OGF Group in connection with its sale and reinvestment in the LBO structured by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan.
- Advising the shareholders of Groupe Metrologic in connection with the sale of Groupe Metrologic to Sandvik.
- Equistone Invests in Safic-Alcan - June 27th, 2022
- Eurazeo Invests in WiiSmile - June 16th, 2022
- Ardian Acquires a Stake in Alixio - June 2nd, 2022
- CAPZA Acquires Wifirst - April 11th, 2022
- Paul Hastings Paris Appoints Two New Of Counsels - March 23rd, 2022
- B & Capital on the OBO of Be-Cloud - January 19th, 2022
- Adista and Unyc Sign Strategic Partnership - October 29th, 2021
- Legal 500 EMEA Guide Recognizes Paul Hastings in France and Germany - April 21st, 2021
- Insight Partners Acquires Iad - February 10th, 2021
- Keensight Capital Acquire Majority Stake in Sogelink - December 12th, 2019
- Amundi, BPI France, and Socadif Invest in Wifirst - October 14th, 2019
- Keensight Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Smile - October 10th, 2019
- Astorg Sells M7 Group to CANAL+ - May 29th, 2019
- Keensight Capital Invests in ASTI Mobile Robotics - February 6th, 2019
- Aries Alliance Announces LBO Structured by Astorg Asset Management - November 1st, 2018
- Skill & You Acquired by Andera Partners - August 30th, 2018
- Astorg Sells Metrologic Group to Sandvik - July 4th, 2018
- Advent International Acquires French Telecoms Infrastructure Provider Circet Group - May 2nd, 2018
- OGF Group in Majority Takeover by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan - April 14th, 2017
- Equistone Transfers Control of Unither Pharmaceuticals to Ardian - November 28th, 2016
Engagement & Publications
- Lecturer at the law school of University of Paris 1 (La Sorbonne) in the Master 2 "Opérations et fiscalité internationales des sociétés".
- Writing article "Actions gratuites Macron : retour vers le futur" on Décideurs Juridiques et Financiers.
- Writing article "Decision of the Conseil d'Etat to cancel an administrative instruction" on Revue de Droit Fiscal.
- Member of the Paris Bar