French private equity firm firm Idinvest Partners has appointed Caroline Steil as a Senior Legal Advisor.
Caroline Steil advises clients on the incorporation, approval, and monitoring of management companies as well as investment service providers in connection with their activities and their relationships with the AMF (the French financial markets authority) and the ACPR (the French prudential supervision and resolution authority).
Steil’s practice extends to the legal and tax structuring of venture capital mutual funds and companies (typically FPCI, FPS, SLP, SCR, and all other types of alternative investment fund), auditing funds on behalf of potential investors, and negotiating with French and foreign LPs and GPs with respect to the documentation of the funds and the carried interest of the management team.
She also advises buyers or sellers on secondary operations (sales of portfolios and of management companies).
Previous to joining the team at Idinvest, she practiced at Jones Day as a senior associate in the fund formation department lead by Florence Moulin who she worked with for 6 years.
Before joining Jones Day, Steil worked at several French and international law firms and did a six-month assignment with the French financial market authority (AMF).
She holds the following qualifications:
– French Bar School of Paris (CAPA) (French legal diploma 2010);
– University of Paris V-René Descartes (Master’s II in International Business Law 2008);
– Strasbourg University (Dual French-Luxembourg Master’s in Financial Securities and Instruments 2006).