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Yacine Diallo, Partner

Yacine’s practice focuses on international tax structuring with a special emphasis on M&A, private equity, real estate, JVs and energy projects.

Yacine Diallo, Partner

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About

Yacine is the head of our Luxembourg tax practice. Yacine’s practice focuses on international tax structuring, including M&A, private equity, real estate, JVs and energy projects. Yacine provides strategic direct and indirect tax assistance for private equity houses and real estate funds on their fund raising structures, cross-border holding and financing strategies. He is also advising family holding vehicles (family offices) and private clients, such as entrepreneurs or top executives on wealth management structures.

He is member of the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and of the board of the Luxembourg Association of Family Offices (member of the board).

Yacine Diallo is admitted to practice in Luxembourg.

Experience

  • Assisting a Fortune Global 500 company on very complex and strategic tax aspects in relation to the acquisition by a private equity house of part of their business for USD 11 billion;
  • Acting as lead counsel of a European UHNW entrepreneur in the context of the setting up of his Luxembourg family office;
  • Assisting a listed Swedish Industrial Technology market leader in relation to a global restructuring of its European business;
  • Assisting a GCC family business conglomerate in the structuring of real estate properties through Luxembourg holding vehicles for a value of approx. EUR 800 million;
  • Assisting a UK real estate fund on the acquisition structuring of a portfolio of RE properties (student housing) in the UK and Spain for a value of approx. EUR 300 million;
  • Acting as lead counsel of a Pan African hotel chain developing projects in more than 10 African jurisdictions spread in all regions of the continent;
  • Assisting a Brazilian bank on the Luxembourg tax implications associated to the acquisition for USD 1.6 billion of a 50% stake in a portfolio of Oil and Gas investments in Africa;
  • Assisting investors on the structuring of Luxembourg investment vehicles in the context of the setting up and development of a green field Africa bank targeting the WAEMU zone (West Africa Economic and Monetary Union countries);
  • Assisting one of the leading investment banks in the MENA region for specific tax aspects related to the acquisition of 49% stake of a solar power portfolio controlled by an Iberian energy group.
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