Olivier works with our clients on the structuring, creation, documentation and distribution of investment funds, regulated or not, open or closed, French or foreign, established in France, in Europe or offshore. Olivier advises institutional investors and asset managers on all aspects of financial regulation, and on their primary or secondary investments in funds or equity portfolios, as well as on the M&A operations related to the sector. He acts on issues of lobbying and financial regulation disputes.



  • CAPA – CFPP/EFB- Paris (1993)
  • DEA Economics Law – Paris IX Dauphine (1991)


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Languages : English, Russian (basics)




Mergers & Acquisitions – Transactions up to €75M – EXCELLENT
Asset management – Asset management – Rankings 2021 – Law firm – France
Private equity – Fund structuring – EXCELLENT


Private Equity : Fund Formation – TIER 3

‘The firm is medium in size, which makes access to partners very easy. They are always available. In addition, the overheads are lower than in large firms, which allows us to benefit from a very good quality of work/price ratio.’

‘Olivier Dumas, with whom we work regularly, is a recognized professional in the private equity market in France, with extensive experience in teams, transactions and legal and tax regulations.’

‘Extremely helpful and knowledgeable team, who always are able to assist very competently with our queries.’

‘Olivier Dumas has a lot of knowledge and technicality & very good availability and rapid feedback.’

Private Equity : LBO – TIER 5

Chambers 2021 (Band 3) :

Olivier Dumas is esteemed among clients for his commercial scope, one deeming him « very complete in his skill set and very straightforward. » He advises asset managers and European private equity firms on fund formation and structuring.

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