Experience

    • A leading secondaries fund sponsor in its acquisition of a portfolio of private equity fund interests held by a European fund of funds sponsor.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its role in the £1.2 billion take-private acquisition of UK insurer esure.
    • A U.S. private equity fund in co-investments in various jurisdictions, including France, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Poland.
    • PJSC Polyus and its indirect subsidiary Polyus Finance in the issue of $250 million senior bonds convertible into global depositary receipts representing ordinary shares of PJSC Polyus.
    • PJSC Polyus and its indirect subsidiary Polyus Finance in the $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.70% guaranteed notes due 2024.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Ardian in the €177 million sale of shares in SPIE, representing their last remaining investment in the company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 40% ownership interest in Belron, which valued the company at €3 billion.
    • Polyus in a public offering of shares and depositary receipts pursuant to Regulation S/Rule 144A and listing of depositary receipts on the LSE.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its acquisition of stakes in MML Capital Partners Funds V and VI from Varma Mutual Fund Pension Insurance Company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and SSA Investments in the £454.3 million sale of shares in B&M.
    • AIA Group in its $500 million offering in Taiwan of 4.47% senior unsecured fixed rate notes due 2047.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and its co-investors in the €380 million sale of shares in SPIE.
    • Nornickel in its $1 billion Eurobond offering of 4.10% notes due 2023.
    • Helios Investment Partners in its sale of a minority stake in Interswitch to TA Associates. Helios Investment Partners remains the majority shareholder following the transaction.
    • B&M in its £250 million bond offering of 4.125% senior secured notes due 2022, and its related refinancing of certain of its existing senior credit facilities.
    • Polyus Gold International in its $800 million Eurobond offering of 5.25% guaranteed notes due 2023.
    • Polyus Gold International in its $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.699% notes due 2022.
    • PartnerRe in its €750 million debut Eurobond offering of 1.25% notes due 2026.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing and certain other aspects of its acquisition of BUT, the largest furniture retailer network in France, in a 50:50 partnership with WM Holding, a company related to the XXXLutz Group.
    • NLMK in its $700 million Eurobond offering of 4.5% loan participation notes due 2023, and a related tender offer for its outstanding notes due 2018 and 2019 for the aggregate principal amount of $571 million.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in tax aspects of its acquisition of Kalle, and the related financing.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its €360 million acquisition, through a fund managed by Compass Partners International, of five portfolio companies from Bridgepoint Capital.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $1 billion Eurobond offering of 6.625% notes due 2022.
    • HarbourVest Partners in the admission of HarbourVest Global Private Equity to the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
    • HarbourVest Partners in the €400 million secondary acquisition, through a newly-formed fund managed by Portobello Capital, of the private equity portfolio of Portobello Capital II LP, as part of a fund restructuring.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in tax and related financing aspects of its approximately £500 million acquisition, alongside management, of Motor Fuel Group.
    • SPIE in the tax aspects of its initial public offering, and related financing aspects.
    • Uralkali in its up to $800 million pre-export finance facility with a syndicate of eight international banks.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the sale of an approximately 12% stake in B&M for £384 million.
    • HarbourVest Partners in the secondary acquisition of limited partnership interests in Doughty Hanson & Co Limited Partnerships IV and V, and proposed commitment to Doughty Hanson & Co Limited Partnerships VI, in a stapled transaction.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in tax aspects of its €1.2 billion acquisition of Mauser Group, a leading provider of industrial packaging.
    • AIA in its $1 billion Rule 144A placement in the United States.
    • Oaktree Capital in the finance aspects of its restructuring of its investment in Viken, a distressed Norwegian shipping group.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $2.1 billion 5-year unsecured syndicated loan facility.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its debut $750 million Eurobond offering of 4.375% notes due 2018.
    • Uralkali in its debut $650 million Eurobond offering of 3.723% notes due 2018.
    • Polyus Gold International in its debut $750 million Eurobond offering of 5.625% notes due 2020.
    • Rexel in its concurrent €650 million offering of 5.125% senior notes and $500 million offering of 5.250% senior notes, both due 2020.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a significant stake in B&M Retail.
    • Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V, a $1.5 billion private equity fund, investing in Russia and former CIS countries.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its $1.4 billion acquisition of the private equity fund interests and direct co-investments of Conversus Capital.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its $806 million acquisition of Absolute Private Equity, a Swiss publicly-listed investment fund.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in the tax aspects and related financing of their €2.1 billion acquisition of SPIE from PAI Partners, which included a €1.335 billion senior term and revolving credit facility and a €375 million bridge loan.
    • Lagardère in the €651 million sale to Hearst Corporation of its international magazine business.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of British Car Auctions.
    • Exova in its £155 million high-yield offering of 10.5% senior notes.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its acquisition of AcadeMedia AB.
    • Prosperity Capital in raising Prosperity Quest II Fund, a $150 million buyout fund investing in Russia and CIS.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its £417 million acquisition of Bodycote Testing Group (now Exova) from Bodycote.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, 2000, LL.M.
  • Université de Cergy-Pontoise, 1998, D.J.C.E.-D.E.S.S.
  • Université Paris X, 1997, Maîtrise en droit

Languages

  • French