Partner Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is a member of Gide's Real Estate Transactions and Financing practice group. He has widely acknowledged experience in advising on acquisitions of buildings (offices, retail outlets, businesses) and companies with underlying real estate assets. Over the last fifteen years, he has been instructed in connection with more than 100 transactions, each worth at least 50 million euros. He is the regular advisor to several German investment funds and French and international institutional investors in the structuring of complex transactions.
His practice includes business leases, construction and planning law, legal and tax structuring for asset acquisitions and financing in France.
Renaud has been involved in a number of large-scale transactions these past years. In particular, he acted for Maurena Buitenland on the sale of MBDA headquarters in Plessis-Robinson near Paris, for Bouygues Immobilier on a partnership with Primonial for a project in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris, and for Westbrook Partners on the acquisition of several of their assets in Paris. He also advised OECD in their leasing out the very famous "In&Out" office building complex in Boulogne belonging to French listed company SFL.
Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is regularly ranked in the various international legal directories, such as Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal Real Estate in France. He was named Lawyer of the Year 2012 in Real Estate Law by US legal journal Best Lawyers in France. Renaud is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
« [...] Enfin, le cabinet est pourvu d’une des meilleures expertises de financement immobilier du marché ; il assiste souvent des banques sur la structuration des plus importants financements du marché immobilier. Frédéric Nouel dirige la pratique, à laquelle participent également: Stanislas Dwernicki, Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Jean-François Levraud, Nicolas Planchot et Constantin Miliotis, qui a été promu associé au début de l’année 2020. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Immobilier
« Frédéric Nouel leads a team of acclaimed real estate lawyers: Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh and Laetitia Lemercier. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Real Estate
« Clients stress that Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse "has huge experience in the trading of properties and lease contracts." He advises clients on a range of real estate transactions including office and logistics properties. »
Chambers Europe 2022 - Real Estate
« Finally, the practice fields one of the market’s most renowned real estate finance expertise, often acting for banks on the structuring of the market’s largest financings. Frédéric Nouel directs the strong practice which also includes: Stanislas Dwernicki, Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Jean-François Levraud, Nicolas Planchot and Constantin Miliotis, who made partner in early 2020. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is reputed among market commentators for his collaborative manner, with one saying: "It is pleasant working with him." He advises real estate companies and asset managers on complex office space disposals. »
Chambers Europe 2021
« Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse mostly handles corporate and transactional real estate matters, representing investors and developers. He advised a developer and a wealth management company on the creation of a joint venture for the acquisition and development of an office building in Paris. »
Chambers Europe 2019