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Tiana Rambatomanga

Tiana Rambatomanga

Partner, Willkie, Farr & Gallagher

Tiana Rambatomanga is a partner in the Asset Management Department in Paris. Tiana’s practice covers all segments relating to private funds, with a particular focus on private equity, infrastructure, renewable energies, debt and real estate funds. She specializes in advising investment managers on legal, regulatory and commercial matters relevant to the creation and fundraisings of private funds and investment platforms. Tiana’s experience covers a broad range of products and strategies, from large private funds to smaller market players and bespoke products in particular regarding "realization" of private markets.

Ms. Rambatomanga has extensive experience in particular concerning the formation of general and sector-based French, Luxemburg and pan-European it regulated and unregulated funds, including LBO funds, mezzanine funds, venture capital funds, funds of funds, secondary funds, master/feeder structures. She regularly acts for LPs in relation to their funds’ investments and advises on secondary transactions.

Ms. Rambatomanga also advises portfolio managersand institutional investors throughout their business development, including co-investments, joint-venture, club-deals, spin-offs, set-up of French approved management companies and investment advisers.

Ms. Rambatomanga is a member of Level 20, a European association that promotes the presence of women in the private equity industry and is a member of the legal committee of France Invest. She regularly lectures on investment funds and GP/LPs relationships in France and the UK (Master ESCP Paris, MBA Oxford University) and has been involved in student mentoring programs to promote equal opportunities.

In 2022, Ms. Rambatomanga lectured a virtual Masterclass "Finance Sociale et Durable/Sustainable Finance" session at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers on the ESG Revolution: Regulatory framework and key benefits for Private funds.

Ms. Rambatomanga also authored an article in CF – Le Courrier Financier on the FCPR Evergreen funds dedicated to unit-like insurance policies, as she’s the first practitioner on the French market to have structured this type of new private equity products.

Ms. Rambatomanga has been described as "very commercial" and one of the French "next generation partners" for private equity fund formation in the Legal 500 EMEA (2022). Chambers Europe (2022) recognizes Ms. Rambatomanga in Band 3 for Private Equity: Fund Formation – France. Ms. Rambatomanga has also been recognized by leading corporate publication CFnews as an outstanding business women in the Infrastructure industry in France in 2022.