Charles del Valle

Charles del Valle


The primary focus of Charles' practice is the tax structuring of leveraged buyouts transactions.

He has extensive experience in the specific field of private equity, acting mainly for investment funds and also for managers of target entities, in relation to both domestic and cross-border transactions. Charles also has broad expertise in the tax structuring of infrastructure projects, notably in the energy sector.

Charles’ experience extends to mergers and acquisition and real estate projects, advising industrial groups on a large number of transfers, acquisitions and mergers of listed companies and non-listed companies, and French and foreign real-estate funds in their investment transactions.



Representative matters

PAI on the acquisition of Infra Group

Bolloré on the sale of Bolloré Logistics to CMA CGM

IDG Capital and Pathé on the sale of OL Group to Eagle Football Holdings LLC

Weinberg Capital Partners on their investment in JHAG alongside Cathay Capital

Published Work

  • Bloomberg France Country Guide

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the French Tax Lawyers Institute (Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux)
  • Member of the jury of the Allen & Overy / HEC Award (Prix Juridique et Fiscal Allen & Overy / HEC Paris)
Rising Star
Legal 500 EMEA, 2023 - France (Tax)
Guillaume Valois and Charles del Valle show efficiency, availability and proactivity
Legal 500 EMEA, 2022 - France (Tax)



Paris, France, 2013

New York State, USA, 2012


LLM (Tax Law), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

Master in Management - Grande Ecole programme, EDHEC Business School, Lille, 2010

Master II, Business Law, University of Paris-Sud XI, Paris, 2010

Institute of Business Law (Diploma), University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Paris, 2010

Bachelor Law degree, University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Paris, 2007


English, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.