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What the team is known for

Dentons boasts a strong presence in project finance with further activity in acquisition finance and debt refinancing. The law firm's clients come from various sectors and include banks, investment funds and corporations, in addition to international financial institutions. The lawyers regularly collaborate with the firm's London and Luxembourg offices to cover multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Strengths

A pleased client remarks that "the quality of service provided was excellent," praising in particular the team's "detailed analysis, reactivity and tactful interactions with other parties in the transaction."

One client praises "the availability of the team and good understanding of our needs."

Work highlights

Advised Agence Française de Développement on a EUR100 million contingent loan to GuarantCo to fund climate change-related projects.

Notable practitioners

Jean-Marc Allix focuses on project and real estate finance matters. He represents banks, investment funds and asset managers. A client notes that "Jean-Marc Allix is very knowledgeable," adding: "He has excellent negotiation skills."

Philippe Max advises on loan facilities, acting for both lenders and borrowers. A client enthuses: "He understands his client's needs," and adds: "He goes straight to the point and is a very skilled negotiator."

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Overview

Dentons’ Banking & Finance team in Paris focuses on corporate, funds and acquisition finance; commodities and renewable energy finance project, public-private partnership (PPP) and infrastructure finance;  structured finance, debt restructuring; banking and finance regulation and litigation; and real estate finance. Partners and their team, advise banking and financial institutions, investment funds, sponsors and, more generally, industrial or commercial groups.

The team has a strong presence in the French market and a proven track record handling complex cross-border financings across Europe. Key clients include major financial institutions, as well as corporates and investment funds.

The team is well known for:

  • Its project finance and PPP experience,
  • Its expertise in funds financing, working on a number of high-end deals advising both lenders and borrowers,
  • Its expertise in asset financing, with a specific expertise in shipping and aircraft financing and rail related financing,
  • Real-estate financing.

Clients

Agence Française de Développement

Arjobex

Banco Santander

BNP Parisbas

CACEIS Bank

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Essling Capital

Faurecia

Kasada Capital Management

LRC Goup – River Ouest

Natixis

Industries

Automotive

Energy

Financial institutions

Infrastructure and PPP

Real Estate

Transportation

Banking & Finance

Dentons

firm
Location

5 boulevard Malesherbes

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Dentons advises Bpifrance Large Venture on Series B financing of TreeFrog Therapeutics

Authors: Olivia Guéguen, Katell Déniel-Allioux, Julie Ragueneau, Laura Godard, Frédéric Long, Sophie Mandel, Loïc Lemercier, Song K. Jung, Jérôme le Berre

Press Release

Dentons advises Faurecia on a €5,5 billion bridge facility to finance the acquisition of Hella

Authors: David Cohen, Philippe Max, Guillaume Kessler, Steeve Jaskierowicz, Will Turner, Niharika Khimji

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


Jean-Marc Allix
Band 6
Philippe Max
Band 4