Financing

Financing

The firm’s Financing department assists managers and banks in connection with the preparation and/or negotiation of banking and bond documentation.

Lawyers

We notably intervene with regard to :

  • Structured financing (notably LBO-OBO) - underwriting
  • Real estate or asset financing
  • Refinancing of bank debt
    • Invitation to tender
    • Preparation of the bank term sheet
    • Drafting of banking documentation.
      • Loan contract
      • Ancillary guarantees
      • Inter-creditor agreement
    • Management of KYC and bank CPs
    • Issuance of legal opinion regarding capacity and other
    • Preparation of related corporate documentation
  • Mezzanine financing
    • Issue of simple or convertible bonds in any form
    • Issue of EUROPP
  • Trust
    • Negotiation and set-up of trust contracts in conjunction with the trustee
  • Assistance with our correspondents for securing guarantees abroad with the issue of a “legal opinion” under French law in order to provide the financial partners with security.

Rankings of the department

  • LEGAL 500 EMEA 2022
    • In Tier 3 in Private equity : venture and growth capital
    • In Tier 5 in Mergers & Acquisitions
  • DECIDEURS 2022
    • M&A - Transactions up to €75M : Unbeatable
    • Acquisition financing : Highly regarded
  • PALMARES DU DROIT 2021 – Fusions < 50M€ – Golden Trophy
  • PALMARES DU DROIT 2021 (Lyon) – Banking – Finance – Insurance - Bronze Trophy

News

DELSOL Avocats advised the management of Comptoir Rhodanien and Siparex in the context of a MBO

Comptoir Rhodanien, the summer fruit specialist, is restructuring its shareholding in the context of an MBO. CEO Christophe Soulhiard is reducing his stake in favour of the management, which is being relaunched, and company executives who are taking a stake in the capital. The historical shareholders (Siparex MidCap, Carvest and Casra...

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DELSOL Avocats assisted GL events in the subscription of a sustainability-linked bond

DELSOL Avocats assisted GL events, an integrated events group whose teams provide turnkey solutions, from consulting to design and implementation, in the subscription of a €49.9 million sustainability-linked bond to finance part of its operational capex. These funds will be used to accelerate its energy transition, renew its rental equipment...

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PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised REALITES on its capital increase

DELSOL Avocats assisted REALITES, a territorial development group listed on Euronext Growth founded in 2003 by Yoann CHOIN-JOUBERT, its CEO, operating in France and Africa (Morocco and Senegal) and employing more than 900 people, in its reserved capital increase for a total amount of €35 million at a price of €45 per share. This fundraise,...

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DELSOL Avocats advised BMG Group during the refinancing operation concomitant with the exit of a minority partner

BMG Group is a real estate company specialized in commercial real estate. BMG invests in three kinds of assets : offices, warehouses and business premises. In June 2022, BMG acquired 50% of the shares hold by a minority shareholder, thus owning 100% of its subsidiaries. The buyout was accompanied by a refinancing of the existing debts of the...

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