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About

Provided by Gide Loyrette Nouel

Gide's Banking & Finance practice offers a comprehensive range of services to meet the full spectrum of banking and finance issues faced by clients. It consists of specialised teams in Asset-Backed Finance & Securitisation; Banking & Credit - Structured Finance; Banking & Financial Litigation; Capital Markets; Derivatives & Structured Products; Financial Services; and Project finance.

Gide's International Capital Markets team is one of the undisputed leaders on the Paris market, offering clients comprehensive services thanks to integrated and specialised team of French, American and English lawyers. The team is involved in all types of operations on capital markets, and in particular:

  • The issuance of debt securities, structured or unstructured, such as stand-alone issues, EMTN and covered bond programmes, private placements (EuroPP), public offers, high-yield bonds, hybrid instruments eligible for Tier 1 and Tier 2, warrants, certificates, negotiable debt securities, debt buybacks and restructuring;

  • IPOs, privatisations, capital increases, block sales, secondary offerings and issuance of convertible or exchangeable bonds;

  • French, English and American law, and in the latter case on SEC-registered transactions, 144A and Regulation S offerings, private placements (USPP), and all regulatory and tax aspects related thereto.

For more information about Gide’s Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practice, please visit : https://www.gide.com/en/expertises/international-capital-markets.

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Capital Markets: Equity - France
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What the team is known for

Gide Loyrette Nouel boasts a strong DCM team with further skills across the wider capital markets field. The law firm is well reputed for its presence on complex deals, offering particular knowledge and experience of European private placements and high-yield bond issuances. The team also acts on IPOs, capital increases and securitisation transactions, as well as derivatives matters. The practice maintains a varied client roster of leading banks and French corporates.

Notable practitioners

London-based Karine Imbrosciano is an experienced lawyer in the field of derivatives, advising financial institutions across various asset classes. She is dual-qualified in France and the UK.

London-based Dimitrios Logizidis shows particular expertise advising French and multinational financial institutions on trade receivables securitisation programmes. He is qualified in both France and the UK.

Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux remains a leading authority on DCM matters, with a clear expertise in large-scale bond issuance mandates. He acts for domestic corporates, insurance companies and financial institutions. Clients enthuse: "Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux has absolutely indisputable experience and expertise in debt," and add: "He is available, commercial and a facilitator."

Arnaud Duhamel advises on IPOs, private placements and capital increases. He is active across the pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. Clients comment: "He is very knowledgeable and very familiar with the market."

Laurent Vincent assists domestic financial institutions and corporates with bond issuances and EMTN programme updates.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Capital Markets

Dimitrios Logizidis
Dimitrios Logizidis
Expertise based abroad in UK
Karine Imbrosciano
Karine Imbrosciano
Expertise based abroad in UK
Capital Markets: Debt

Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux
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Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux
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Band 1
Laurent Vincent
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Laurent Vincent
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Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Equity

Arnaud Duhamel
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Arnaud Duhamel
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Band 3

Members

Provided by Gide Loyrette Nouel

Laurent Vincent

Melinda Arsouze

Théophile Strebelle

Xavier de Kergommeaux