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Ashurst

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 5FranceEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Advises on acquisition finance, leveraged finance and debt refinancing mandates. Works closely with the firm's real estate team on transactions for foreign financial institutions. Advises a varied client portfolio comprising investment companies, prominent banking institutions and large corporations. Acts alongside its London office in cross-border mandates.

Strengths

One enthused client states: "They're really good, excellent in terms of availability, strong quality of advice and really friendly!"

Work highlights

Acted for UniCredit on the financing of the EUR28 million acquisition of IGraal by Global Savings Group.

Notable practitioners

Hubert Blanc-Jouvan assists financial institutions with a broad range of regulatory issues, including structured securities, distribution of financial products and post-Brexit transitions. His client base includes a number of leading banks and credit funds.

Described as "straight to the point" and "technically very strong," Pierre Roux enters the rankings this year after drawing recognition from market sources. His practice focuses on acquisition finance transactions and debt refinancing matters.

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Overview

Ashurst's banking team is renowned for its experience in acquisition finance (leveraged buy-out, strategic acquisitions, refinancing), corporate finance (investment grade, factoring, corporate treasury, bridge finance), real estate finance (secured lending, development finance, real estate funds, joint ventures, tax planning, commercial mortgage-backed securisations, sale and leasebacks...) and restructuring of financing transactions as well as infrastructure finance. In each area, the firm is advising lenders, security agents, borrowers, financial sponsors, distressed investors, financial advisers and auditors).

Ashurst also benefits from an international network of dedicated bank regulatory lawyers offering a full advisory service to a wide variety of clients in the regulated financial sectors including banks, investment firms, insurers, trading platforms, clearing houses, market participants, market infrastructure operators, asset and fund managers, private equity firms, hedge funds, and corporate and retail finance clients.

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Banking & Finance

Ashurst

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Location

18 square Edouard VII

Paris

Paris

France

75009

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

France

Banking & Finance


Pierre Roux
Band 6

Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation


Hubert Blanc-Jouvan
Band 3