Arnaud Duhamel has extensive experience of international capital markets and structured finance. His experience includes IPOs, capital increases, private placements, dual listings, convertible bond issues and block sales.
His expertise also covers debt financing and restructuring, from EMTN programmes to hybrid securities, high-yield bonds, debt repackaging, as well as structured finance and products incorporating derivatives. Arnaud, a member of the Banking & Finance business line, is very active in emerging markets.
Arnaud Duhamel is regularly listed as a leading expert in capital markets and derivatives in the various international legal directories, such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers.
« [...] The team is supported by respected structured finance expert Arnaud Duhamel. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Capital Markets : Debt Capital Markets
« Arnaud Duhamel advises on IPOs, private placements and capital increases. He is active across the pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. Strengths: "He is a deal maker and has the gravitas to accompany a deal from pitch to closing. It is a pleasure to work with him." "His longstanding track record of structuring complex deals as well as solid capacity to navigate through complex commercial and regulatory challenges is a key asset." »
Chambers Europe & Global 2023 - Capital Market : Equity
« L’équipe est constituée de professionnels particulièrement réputés, parmi eux: Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux, Melinda Stege-Arsouze (qui est spécialiste en droit américain), Arnaud Duhamel et Laurent Vincent. Ensemble, ils codirigent la pratique et assistent de grandes entreprises, des gouvernements, des investisseurs et de grandes institutions financières. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Marché des capitaux : Obligations
« Arnaud Duhamel est un expert reconnu dans son domaine, disponible et accessible. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Marché des capitaux : Actions
« The team assists with initial public offerings, capital increases, public M&A matters and private placements, including Rule 144A and Reg S placements in the US thanks to the expertise of the dual-qualified Melinda Stege-Arsouze who co-heads the practice with Arnaud Duhamel. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Equity
« Arnaud Duhamel and Laurent Vincent, the team is adept at advising on vanilla and structured matters. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Debt
« Arnaud Duhamel advises on IPOs, private placements and capital increases. He is active across the pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. Clients comment: "He is very knowledgeable and very familiar with the market." »
Chambers Europe & Global 2022 - Capital Market: Equity
« Arnaud Duhamel is a recognised expert in his field, available and accessible »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 | Equity
« The French giant houses a strong raft of renowned practitioners, first-and-foremost practice heads: Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux, Melinda Stege-Arsouze (a specialist in US securities law), Arnaud Duhamel and Laurent Vincent - all of whom have earned the trust of major corporations, governments, alternative capital providers and leading financial institutions alike. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 | Debt
« Arnaud Duhamel advises on IPOs, private placements and capital increases. He is active across the pharmaceutical and IT sectors and is praised by clients for being a deal-maker. »
Chambers Europe & Global 2021