Regional news: France

US law bondholder group backs French manufacturer’s restructuring

A group that holds US law-governed bonds issued by the Paris-based manufacturer Vallourec will support its request to a French court for the appointment of a restructuring professional to help mediate with stakeholders on a refinancing, White & Case has told GRR.

16 September 2020

European digital technologies group seeks recognition in New York

The CEO of Paris-registered digital technologies specialist Ymagis has applied for recognition of its French insolvency proceedings in New York, just months after it agreed a €52 million restructuring.

29 July 2020

Sandton Capital strengthens in London and Paris

European private equity and special situations investor Sandton Capital Partners has recruited former EY restructuring executive Jordan Kay in London and ex-THM Partners senior associate Emmanuel Atlan in Paris.

08 July 2020

Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to Latham & Watkins in New York

Latham & Watkins has continued its recent hiring spree with the addition of Kirkland & Ellis partner George Klidonas in New York.

07 July 2020

Paris, Texas: De Pardieu Brocas Maffei and Jackson Walker advise as France’s Technicolor plots debt swap

Creditors of French visual effects and film production group Technicolor have given a nod to an early plan that takes aim at its US$1.5 billion in debt.

26 June 2020

Dentons advising as German arms of France’s Recylex file for insolvency

The German arms of Paris-headquartered metal recycler Recylex have filed for insolvency in Germany, blaming a dramatic fall in metal prices caused by the covid-19 pandemic.

20 May 2020

Baker McKenzie adds Hector Arroyo from Bremond

Following the departure of its founder for Paul Hastings earlier this week, another former partner from the French boutique Bremond & Associés has joined an international firm in Paris.

16 April 2020

Paul Hastings launches Paris practice with Bremond team

Paul Hastings has launched a restructuring and insolvency practice in Paris with the appointment of an eight-strong team from French boutique Bremond & Associés – including its founding partner Guilhem Bremond.

15 April 2020

Covid-19: What measures has the French government put in place?

Alexandra Szekely, partner at French litigation boutique Le 16 Law, examines the measures introduced by the French government to stave off large-scale corporate collapses in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

31 March 2020

A&M appoints former EY partner to head new restructuring practice in France

Global advisory firm Alvarez & Marsal has recruited former EY partner Thomas Marcorelles to lead its new restructuring practice in Paris.

13 March 2020

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