Eric Cartier-Millon joined Gide in 1990 and became partner in the Banking & Finance practice group in 1998, where he specialises in structured finance and project finance. He has extensive experience in:
- Structured finance: representing senior lenders and/or mezzanine lenders in LBO finance transactions; he also has wide experience in structured finance, whether or not associated with securitisation transactions;
- Project finance: advising a number of lenders or sponsors in a variety of finance transactions in France, including a paper factory in Golbey, a Daimler-Benz factory in Sarreguemines, the Stade de France and the A28 motorway;
- Debt rescheduling agreements: advising creditors or the borrower in a number of debt restructuring transactions on behalf of major French listed and non-listed companies;
- Arbitration: representing clients in arbitration proceedings before the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris.
Eric Cartier-Millon is consistently ranked as a Leading Individual in Banking & Finance by international legal guides Chambers Global/Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers or PLC Which Lawyer.
He has recently been inducted to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The criteria for entry is to have been recognised by Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years.
« [...] Structured finance and project finance expert Eric Cartier-Millon has strength in private finance initiative (PFI) transactions and is also a popular choice for senior lenders on LBO finance transactions and debt restructuring agreements. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Banking & Finance : Transactional
« Eric Cartier-Millon is noted for his leading expertise in domestic and international high-value transaction finance mandates. He assists with acquisition and LBO financing as well as with debt restructuring. »
Chambers Europe & Global 2023 - Banking & Finance
« [...] La large gamme d’expertises du cabinet se reflète dans la composition des associés: Kamel Ben-Salah est «superbement doué en financement immobilier», tandis qu’ Eric Cartier-Millon est très réputé sur le segment des financements structurés et des financements de projets. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Banque et Finance: Transactions
« [...] Eric Cartier-Millon has extensive experience of structured finance and project finance, representing major banks, sponsors and corporates in LBO finance transactions. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Banking & Finance
« The "excellent" Eric Cartier-Millon is noted for his expertise in domestic and international high-value transaction finance mandates. He assists with acquisition and LBO financing as well as with debt restructuring. »
Chambers Europe & Global 2022 - Banking & Finance
« [...] Eric Cartier-Millon is highly regarded for structured and project finance. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« A leading figure in the French market, Eric Cartier-Millon is recognised for his noteworthy experience in structured and leveraged finance. He also acts for clients on high-value refinancings. »
Chambers Europe & Global 2021