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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 3FranceEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

The established banking and finance practice is noted for its activity in leveraged finance, financial restructurings and acquisition finance. The team excels in the representation of leading private equity firms. Clients benefit from a cross-practice approach and coordination with teams in other jurisdictions.

Strengths

A client states that "the team is very creative and friendly."

Work highlights

Assisted Elsan with the EUR350 million financing of its acquisition of Groupe C2S.

Notable practitioners

Dual-qualified in France and the UK, James Clarke assists with acquisition finance mandates for borrowers. He also has experience advising on refinancing matters, as well as state-backed loan financing. A source notes that "James Clarke is a very good lawyer as well as a nice person."

Olivier Jauffret has a particular strength advising on acquisition finance, with recent mandates involving LBO transactions in addition to state-guaranteed loans in the context of COVID-19.

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Banking & Finance

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Location

2, Rue de la Baume

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


James Clarke
Band 5
Olivier Jauffret
Band 3