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Goodwin

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 4FranceGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prominent team predominantly active on acquisition and leveraged finance with further expertise in debt refinancing. Chiefly acts for leading French and international banks and private equity companies on both domestic and cross-border transactions. Demonstrates knowledge of a variety of industry sectors, including telecoms and retail.

Notable practitioners

Arnaud Fromion has extensive expertise representing banks and asset management firms in leveraged acquisitions and debt refinancings. One impressed client describes him as "extremely technical, very active and creative."

Frédéric Guilloux enters the rankings this year following praise from sources who report him to be "very calm, cool and experienced," and add: "He finds solutions and delivers what he says he will. Excellent negotiator."He is best known for advising private equity firms on leveraged acquisition finance.

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Overview

From the world’s largest financial institutions, to dynamic regional and middle market institutions, to community-based banks and thrift institutions, banks of all sorts face a range of regulatory and competitive challenges. Goodwin’s accomplished banking team regularly advises on M&A, corporate finance, securities offerings and regulation, corporate governance, banking regulation, commercial lending, complex bank products and services, consumer financial services, privacy and cybersecurity, risk and compliance management, investment management activities, holding company formations, de novo bank formations, antitrust analysis and litigation. And with the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, we partner with clients to embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a lasting impact.

Our international banking focus is on the international activities of U.S. banks, as well as the U.S. activities of non-U.S. banks. We provide advice on bank regulatory and compliance matters, including establishing, expanding and structuring operations in the U.S., while taking into account tax, bank regulatory and securities law issues. Our experience includes activities of investment management, broker-dealer and other non-banking affiliates of banking firms.

Banking & Finance

Goodwin

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Location

12 rue d’Astorg

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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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


Arnaud Fromion
Band 2
Frédéric Guilloux
Band 6