Caroline Texier is a partner in Gide’s Mergers Acquisitions practice group. She specializes in restructuring and insolvency. Her main areas of expertise are insolvency proceeding and debt restructurings. She has long-standing experience in international restructurings of distressed companies, both in the context of out-of-court and formal insolvency proceedings, where she advises all types of stakeholders. Her expertise covers all aspects of restructurings, including insolvency-related litigation. Caroline is highly recognized for her expertise in restructuring: "Caroline Texier is widely respected for her abilities in the restructuring and insolvency proceedings of companies on both a domestic and European scale. Clients call her "an incredibly good negotiator who fights for the interests of her clients"" (Chambers Europe 2016).
Caroline Texier has advised MBIA Inc., main creditor in connection with the safeguarding of Eurotunnel, the bondholders committee on the safeguard proceeding of Technicolor, Virgin Stores on the context of its judicial reorganization and liquidation, Perella Weinberg on the context of the safeguard proceeding of Heart of la Défense.
More recently she advised 123 Venture on its investment in Groupe 5àSec, Groupe Partouche and Financière Partouche on the context of their safeguard proceedings and the EBRD on the safeguard proceeding of Agrogénération.
Caroline Texier is admitted to both the Paris and New York bars. She holds a Magistère in business law, a DJCE from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School.