Rémi Tabbagh is a Partner in the Banking & Finance/Projects department. He specialises in structured finance, particularly in real estate structured finance transactions.
He advises clients (mainly French and foreign credit institutions, insurance companies and investment funds) on structuring, drafting, negotiating and restructuring complex debt transactions.
Rémi Tabbagh has broad experience in all types of assets and real estate structured finance transactions, including acquisition financings, construction and development financings, portfolio and pan-European financings, SIIC and REITs financings, Shariah-compliant financings, real estate financings to be refinanced through the issue of Pfandbriefe, mezzanine financings, restructuring of real estate structured debts, transfer of real estate debts portfolio, and financings of sale & lease-back transactions.
Rémi Tabbagh has recently acted for French and EU credit institutions in major real estate finance transactions:
- Refinancing of the French, Dutch, English and Polish budget hotels owned by Groupe du Louvre (affiliate of the Starwood Funds) (July 2011 - EUR 650m)
- Refinancing of the Logistis investment funds managed by AEW Europe (Dec. 2011 - EUR 450m)
- Restructuring of Islamic real estate financings through a trust scheme (2012 - EUR 150m)
Rémi Tabbagh also coordinates the activities of the Firm's Scientific Council.