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6 Ranked Lawyers

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Capital Markets: Equity - France
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Jones Day is a leading team in Paris for derivatives products, with a strong focus on strategic equity and swaps. The law firm also acts on IPOs and capital increases, including highlight mandates for companies operating in the biotech or medical devices fields. The team is adept at handling transactional as well as regulatory matters. The practice makes use of its international presence to offer expertise in cross-border transactions.

Notable practitioners

Alban Caillemer du Ferrage remains a leading lawyer in the derivatives sphere and is described as a "real specialist" by sources. He acts for both French and international clients on a wide range of derivatives mandates, including regulatory advice and transactions. One client comments: "Whenever we have an issue with capital markets, he is my first choice."

Qian Hu assists clients with complex structured derivatives transactions and swaps. One impressed client says: "She is probably the most efficient lawyer I have ever seen," and adds: "She is highly technical, quick and diplomatic."

Florent Bouyer boasts expertise in cross-border IPOs and capital increase matters. He represents investment banks, asset managers and corporates. Clients report: "He is very pragmatic and knows the market too."

Linda Hesse is adept at advising on IPOs and capital increases. She is active across the healthcare and technology sectors. She is qualified at the Paris and New York Bars. Clients comment: "Linda Hesse is very client-oriented and responsive," adding: "She always seeks to facilitate the work of the general counsel by anticipating potential issues and flagging them early on."

Christine Van Gallebaert acts on a wide range of structured finance and securitisation matters, including covered bond issuances and financing backed by receivables. She routinely assists leading domestic financial institutions. Clients praise her commercial awareness, with one saying: "She understands the business aspects and goes for the most practical solutions."

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Linda A Hesse
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Linda A Hesse
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Foreign expert for USA
Capital Markets: Derivatives

Alban Caillemer du Ferrage
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Alban Caillemer du Ferrage
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Band 1
Qian Hu
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Qian Hu
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Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity

Florent Bouyer
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Florent Bouyer
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Band 3
Linda A Hesse
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Linda A Hesse
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Band 3
Capital Markets: Structured Finance

Christine Van Gallebaert
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Christine Van Gallebaert
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Band 3