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ADVANT Altana

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

ADVANT Altana is a strong team advising companies on a range of domestic and cross-border distressed M&A and debt restructuring deals. The law firm additionally offers expertise in safeguard and conciliation proceedings, as well as corporate reorganisations. The team has particular experience in real estate-related issues.

Work highlights

Advised France Messagerie on public financing structuring following its takeover of Presstalis.

Notable practitioners

Pierre-Gilles Wogue is active across debt restructuring matters, often in the context of crisis management. He displays further expertise in insolvency proceedings.

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Overview

Altana’s Restructuring Team is one of the most experienced in the French market with particularly strong experience advising financial institutions and regulatory agencies in France and abroad.  The team handles all legal matters related to complex or specific restructuring situations, as well as those related to corporate and finance crisis situations and

  • benefits from steady growth and strong client relationships with major players in industry, finance and real estate in France and abroad. For example, in 2016 the team was involved in several high profile cases (e.g. Viadeo, Duc, Group d’Aucy, DPAM, Defta and Nama ), as well as numerous strategic matters for financial institutions (e.g. ACPR (French banking & insurance regulatory agency), Naxicap & Turenne Capital) and corporate clients ;
  • is frequently recognized for its litigation, M&A, insolvency and finance expertise, a breadth of specialties rare in the French market.  The team is  recognized for various fields of restructuring and special situations including: distressed M&A, financial and operational restructuring, litigation related to corporate, financial & commercial crises, and restructuring of regulated entities especially in the financial sector.   
  •  combines expertise in French law with experience in significant cross-border cases involving private international and local foreign laws. 
  • regularly works in concert with a global network of foreign law firms

Members

Julien, Balensi

Rassouli, Mana

Wogue, Pierre-Gilles

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

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Restructuring/Insolvency

ADVANT Altana

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Location

45 rue de Tocqueville

Paris

Paris

France

75017

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Restructuring/Insolvency


Pierre-Gilles Wogue
Band 4