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Global Guide 2023
France Banking & Finance
Band 5

0 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Shearman & Sterling LLP

Our Finance Group handled numerous complex large-scale as well as mid-cap financings in France and abroad and enjoys an outstanding reputation on the market.

The group offers a combination of market insight and broad experience to French and international financial institutions, corporations, sponsors and debt funds with regard to acquisition (leveraged and non-leveraged), telecom, asset and energy (with a particular focus on renewable energy projects) financings and refinancings.

Our team also assists French and International corporations, strategic and financial investors, financial institutions with respect to corporate and debt restructurings as well as insolvency matters.

•  Corporate Acquisition Financings
•  LBO (bank and bond debt)
•  Project Financings
•  High Yield Financings
•  Real Estate Financings
•  Asset-based Financings
•  Debt Restructuring
•  Syndicated Loans
•  Insolvency / Corporate Restructuring

Recent work highlights
• LBO France in connection with the acquisition of Dutscher group.
• Société Générale, HSBC and CACIB, as Mandated Lead Arrangers, for the financing of the acquisition by a company affiliated with Apollo Global Management, Inc. of a portfolio of 31 hypermarkets and supermarkets properties valued at €465 million.
• Guinea Alumina Corporation (and its parent company, Emirates Global Aluminium, which is owned by Mubadala and DUBAL) in connection with the $1.6 billion development and financing of a bauxite mine in the Republic of Guinea.


Provided by Shearman & Sterling LLP

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