Notre ligne de métiers Banque & Finance est organisée en équipes mondiales spécialisées, considérées sur leur marché comme leaders dans leur domaine d'activité :
La ligne de métiers Banque & Finance conseille les banques, institutions financières, fonds d’investissement, compagnies d'assurance, corporates, asset managers, associations professionnelles ou Etats souverains en matière de droit bancaire et financier et de marchés de capitaux.
Tant en France qu’à l’étranger, le cabinet est classé parmi les meilleurs cabinets en la matière par les guides juridiques internationaux Chambers, Legal 500 ou IFLR1000 et les membres de la ligne de métiers y sont souvent cités comme incontournables dans leur domaine.
Gide a en outre été élu "France Law Firm of the Year" lors des IFLR Europe Awards en 2013 pour son expertise de premier plan dans le domaine bancaire et financier.
‘Best in class’, Gide Loyrette Nouel has ‘in-depth knowledge and ability to react quickly on any competitive bid or process’ in property finance. The practice advises banks on the market’s largest transactions and assisted BNP Paribas and CACIB with the €410m financing of the acquisition of Tour First in La Défense. Rémi Tabbagh ranks among the market’s top advisers in the sector, along with the ‘extremely well-known’ Kamel Ben Salah. The 57-lawyer practice has a broad range of other expertise, advising lenders, corporations and sponsors on acquisition finance, asset finance and project funding. Other highlights included assisting the senior lenders with the financing of Partners Group’s buyout of Foncia, as well as acting for FNAC on financing the acquisition of Darty. Eric Cartier-Millon is a leading figure. Also recommended are counsel Thomas Binet and recently promoted partner Laetitia Lemercier.
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Leading banking and finance practice with solid expertise across the financial sector, covering structured, corporate, acquisition and real estate finance. Impressive client base comprising international banks, private equity and sovereign funds. Also recognised for its prominent activity in the financial services regulatory field. Strengths 'The firm's main strength is that they have solid knowledge on legal matters and enough resources to provide support in a timely manner.' 'They are very reactive and pragmatic, they don't complicate things and they very much listen to what clients have to say.'
Chambers Europe 2017
The banking and finance practice at Gide is one of the finest in France, and had a very busy period over the last 12 months. Notable transactions include work for the Lactalis Group in connection with its €5 billion refinancing. Another large cap transaction saw the firm represent Veolia Environment in connection with the establishment of a multicurrency revolving facility. A further transactional highlight was work for car hire company Europcar, as it sought to refinance its debt in connection with its IPO on the Euronext Paris. Finally, in acquisition finance the firm represented the lenders in connection to the financing for the acquisition by Swiss investment fund Partners Group, Eurazeo and Bridgepoint of French real estate group Foncia.