Partner Xavier de Kergommeaux specialises in asset-backed financing, securitisations, building societies (sociétés de crédit foncier) and public sector loan companies and covered bonds, structured finance, trusts and defeasance transactions, acting for arrangers in major financing transactions on amounts upwards of 6 billion euros per operation.
He regularly advises building societies (sociétés de crédit foncier) active in France. He notably advised the shareholder banks of the Société de Financement de l'Economie (SFEF), a refinancing vehicle set up in October 2008 to support French credit institutions, on their equity participation, and assisted the SFEF with the implementation of loans and financing to credit institutions.
Managing partner of the firm from January 2004 to December 2009, he handled all management-related issues alongside senior partners Gérard Tavernier, then Pierre Raoul-Duval.
He is a member of the Paris Bar Council (Jan. 2016).
Xavier de Kergommeaux is recommended as Leading Individual in Capital Markets / Securitisation by Chambers Global (since 2000), by Legal 500 EMEA in Derivatives & Structured Finance (since 2003), as well as by IFLR1000 (since 2010). He has also been named Lawyer of the Year in Finance by American review Best Lawyers in France in 2010 and 2014.