Rémi Tabbagh is a partner in the Gide Banking & Finance practice group in Paris. He specialises in structured finance, particularly in real estate structured finance transactions.
He advises financial institutions and real estate investors on structuring, drafting, negotiating and restructuring complex debt transactions.
Rémi has broad experience in all types of assets and real estate structured finance transactions, including acquisition financings, construction and development financings, hotels 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.
Regularly ranked Band 1 and Tier 1 in Real Estate Finance, Rémi is recognized as a leading expert in banking and finance by the various international legal directories, such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers in France.
Chambers Europe 2020 : "The "very talented" Rémi Tabbagh enjoys a solid reputation in the market. He regularly acts on complex real estate finance mandates, acting for leading domestic banks".
Legal 500 2020 : "Remy Tabbagh is a great professional who has fine understanding of clients' motives and constraints."
« The strength of expertise in the team comes from Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse , who specialises in advising international investors with French transactions; Hugues Moreau; Christopher Szostak ; structured finance expert Rémi Tabbagh; and Laetitia Lemercier . »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Real Estate
« Rémi Tabbagh is widely renowned for his advice on high-stakes real estate financings and refinancings, including those pertaining to retail and office assets. Strengths: "He is very sharp, very quick-witted and very skilled in complex negotiations. He is very deal-oriented and he knows the market very well." »
Chambers Europe 2023 - Real Estate : Finance
« Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh et Laetitia Lemercier sont de grandes références pour les opérations de financement immobilier. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Immobilier
« Rémi Tabbagh is widely renowned for his advice on high-stakes real estate financings and refinancings, including those pertaining to retail and office assets. »
Chambers Europe 2022 - Real Estate: Finance
« Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh and Laetitia Lemercier are among the best for high-end real estate finance work. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Rémi Tabbagh is "a smooth operator," according to one market commentator. He is widely renowned for his advice on high-stakes real estate financings and refinancings, including those pertaining to hotels. »
Chambers Europe 2021