MIPIM 2018

The world's leading property market

Conférence | March.13.2018 - March.16.2018

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Orrick is pleased to have a presence again at this year’s MIPIM 2018, the leading global real estate industry event. Orrick’s international Real Estate practice, which has a distinct focus on sophisticated real estate private equity and credit transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions of large real estate portfolios, developments and complex finance and distressed debt transactions, will be represented by a global roster of lawyers from across our European and U.S. offices.

We look forward to meeting you in Cannes! To book a meeting with any of our real estate law professionals please reach out to Nhung Bernard.

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Practice:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Restructuring

Emmanuel Ringeval Partner Banking & Finance, Restructuring

Paris

Emmanuel Ringeval, partner in Orrick’s Paris office, is a banking and finance lawyer.

Emmanuel represents French and international financial institutions, corporates, private equity funds and alternative capital providers on French and cross borders transactions. He focuses on leveraged finance, direct lending and restructuring transactions.

Emmanuel has also developed a substantial experience in the energy and infrastructure sector in the context of complex financing and refinancing transactions involving loan and/or bond financings.

Before joining Orrick in 2016, Emmanuel was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

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Practice:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure

Amaury de Feydeau Partner Banking & Finance, Structured Finance

Paris

Amaury de Feydeau is a Banking & Finance lawyer based in Orrick's Paris office with a particular focus on project finance, real estate finance, structured finance and restructuring.

He advises arrangers and sponsors on complex infrastructure, PPP, concessions and property portfolio financing transactions, in France and abroad. Amaury is recognized as a leading lawyer in France. According to Chambers & Partners, clients describe him as “creative and a real solution-finder”. He regularly participates in the drafting of complex agreements for the financings of public facilities, notably public buildings and infrastructure, renewable energy projects, power plants and telecom grids. Recently, he has represented Allianz Global Investors, Bayern LB, BTMU and HSBC in the financing of the Cité Musicale on Seguin Island (Paris) which won the MIPIM Award 2015 for Best Futura Project and was the first PPP financed using securitization in France.

Amaury has also a substantial experience in real estate which includes the financing of a variety of complex French and pan-European portfolios and their restructuring. He advises on the financing of the acquisition or the construction and rehabilitation of offices, hotels and commercial buildings, as well as their securitization aspects and restructuring. He has represented arrangers and sponsors such as Benson Eliot, Blackstone, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Colony, Deutsche Bank AG, Foncière Euris, EuroHypo, HSBC France, Lone Star, Metrovacesa, Natixis, RREEF, SEB, Société Générale, RBS and Westbrook.

Amaury joined Orrick in 2007, after four years with the Real Estate and Finance departments of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Amaury de Feydeau is also a visiting lecturer at the business school HEC in Real Estate Finance.

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Practice:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Restructuring
  • Real Estate Finance
  • M&A and Private Equity

Carine Mou Si Yan Partner Banking & Finance, Restructuring

Paris

Carine Mou Si Yan is a member of the firm’s Banking & Finance Group, based in Paris.

Dual-qualified in Paris and New York, Carine counsels on French and cross-border banking and finance transactions, including the financing and refinancing aspects of restructuring transactions and real estate finance.

Carine has been involved in numerous restructuring transactions, ranging from small but complex to major restructurings. She advises both debtors and creditors in numerous industry sectors, such as construction, heavy industry, paper, transportation, energy distribution network, hospitality, food retail and real estate.

She also has deep experience in real estate finance with respect to a wide range of real estate assets, such as commercial, office, logistics, hotels and infrastructure properties, acting for borrowers and lenders, whether credit institutions or alternative fund providers.

Carine earned her LL.M. from NYU Law and her J.D. from Paris II Panthéon Assas and Paris XII Créteil.

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Practice:

  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Corporate
  • Africa
  • Real Estate

Patrick Tardivy Partner M&A and Private Equity, Infrastructure

Paris

Patrick Tardivy is an M&A and Private Equity lawyer in our Paris Office and the Office Leader.

Patrick advises French and international clients on all aspects of corporate law. He mainly intervenes on M&A and Private Equity matters as well as joint-ventures. He specializes in the sectors of aerospace and defense, as well as energy and infrastructures, and real estate investments. He also has experience in investments in Francophone Africa.

According to Legal 500 EMEA 2016, clients praise Patrick for his “excellent business acumen to match in-depth legal experience”.

Before joining Orrick in 2016, Patrick was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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Practice:

  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Restructuring
  • Corporate
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Saam Golshani Partner M&A and Private Equity, Restructuring

Paris

Saam Golshani is a Restructuring and M&A lawyer, based in Orrick's Paris office. Partner in charge of the French M&A-Private Equity Group and co-Head of Orrick’s European Restructuring Group, Saam represents French and multinational clients, including investment funds, investment banks, entrepreneurs, industrials, listed and non-listed companies, and distressed companies.

Recognized by Chambers & Partners as a key counsel in Restructuring in France, Saam acts on behalf of creditors, debtors, investors and potential buyers on the many issues arising from difficult situations, corporate reorganizations and insolvency proceedings. According to the legal directory, clients describe Saam as an “excellent negotiator, who handles the M&A issues in restructuring and near-insolvency processes.” He has recently advised on the most publicized bankruptcies, M&A and industrial restructurings in France, such as the restructurings of Mory Ducros, Sequana, Latécoère or SNCM.

Saam also advises on both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity and venture capital matters, notably in the technology sector where he is distinguished as a key expert by Chambers & Partners Europe. As such, he advised on the acquisition of France-based restaurant booking platform La Fourchette by U.S. travel company TripAdvisor.

A French-qualified lawyer, Saam previously worked at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher from 2000 to 2004 and at Clifford Chance from 1996 to 2000.

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Practice:

  • M&A and Private Equity

Guillaume Kessler Partner M&A and Private Equity

Paris

Guillaume Kessler is an M&A and private equity lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.

Guillaume advises on corporate finance transactions, including public and private domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, take privates, private equity and venture capital, restructurings and international joint ventures. He acts for French and international clients, including public and private companies, private equity houses and investment banks across a wide range of sectors, including tech, e-commerce, media and retail.

Recently, Guillaume advised:

  • Arjowiggins: sale of Arjowiggins Healthcare (Sterimed) to Meeschaert Private Equity;
  • Alpha Private Equity: sale of MK Direct Group (Françoise Saget / Linvosges) to Eurazeo PME
  • Neo Investment Partners: partnership with La Maison Plisson and Experimental Group;
  • Valco Group (Argos Soditic): build-up acquisition of D2FC from TCR Capital;
  • Kelkoo.com: acquisition of Leguide.com from Lagardère Active
  • ITV: acquisition of Tetra Media Studio
  • Doctissimo: acquisition of Animalbox

Most recently, Guillaume advised Groupe Bertrand on the restructuring and acquisition of Groupe Flo.
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Practice:

  • Real Estate

Dr. Felix Schäfer Counsel Real Estate

Düsseldorf

Dr. Hans Felix Schäfer, Counsel in Orrick's Düsseldorf office, is a member of the Real Estate Group.

Felix has particular experience in the infrastructure and logistics sectors, where he has been focused on real estate transactions, structuring of real estate investments, fund counseling and private equity as well as restructuring of real estate financings. He has also advised on a series of diverse large scale project developments as well as (portfolio) transactions for German and international clients.

Felix previously worked at international law firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and DLA Piper UK LLP. He served as inhouse counsel with ProLogis Germany Management GmbH and spent two years with HFK Law Offices. Most recently, he was an associated partner with independent German law firm Graf von Westphalen.

Felix attended the University of Cologne, where he received his doctorate degree. He has been acknowledged as "frequently recommended" in the field of Real Estate by JUVE Handbook of German Law Firms (2012/2013) and is member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Practice:

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Funds
  • Hotels, Resorts & Entertainment
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy

Andrew Denye Partner Real Estate, Real Estate Investment Funds

London

Andrew is committed to finding practical, innovative and cost effective solutions for his clients.

Andrew advises on a wide range of commercial real estate matters most recently providing solutions in the following areas:

  • retail and mixed-use schemes
  • development and financing of renewable energy projects   
  • acquisition, disposal and development of hotels
  • investment acquisitions and disposals
  • site assembly and disposal of healthcare projects
  • management redevelopment and financing of shopping centres
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Practice:

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Investment Funds
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate
  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Italy

Emanuela Molinaro Partner Real Estate, Real Estate Finance

Milan

Emanuela Molinaro is a partner at Orrick, based in the Milan office and member of the Real Estate group within the Finance team.

With a solid corporate background, she has advised on real estate aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions and has also gained significant experience in the area of real estate transactions and construction law, having assisted domestic and international investors in connection with various property and property-development transactions in Italy, including the disposal of complex real estate portfolios, sale and lease-back transactions, land acquisition and building redevelopment.

Emanuela is ranked in Chambers & Partners since many years in Band 3 for Real Estate with the comment: 'Emanuela Molinaro is widely appreciated for her "practical solutions." She acts for both domestic and international clients on the full spectrum of real estate issues.'

She has also a considerable experience in advising on a wide range of corporate transactions also with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance transactions and on-going assistance to corporate clients as well as financial institutions.

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Practice:

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Funds
  • Real Estate Finance

Marshall Brozost Partner Real Estate, Real Estate Investment Funds

New York

Marshall Brozost is a Real Estate lawyer in Orrick’s New York office and serves as head of the New York Real Estate Group.

He focuses on complex real estate transactions on behalf of institutional and private equity investors. In addition, his practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate investment, from purchases and sales, formation of joint ventures and real estate funds to mortgage and mezzanine financing, REIT structuring, workouts and leasing. His clients include GE Asset Management, Phoenix Realty Group, Arel Capital and The Praedium Group, as well as other real estate private equity funds, investment advisers, domestic and foreign institutional investors, lenders and developers. He also advises on CMBS and merger and acquisition transactions.

Marshall is recognized for his real estate and finance work in Legal 500 and described by clients as “exceptional” in the field.

Marshall previously was a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.

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Practice:

  • Real Estate
  • Distressed Real Estate Transactions

Sarah Fleury Partner Real Estate, Distressed Real Estate Transactions

Paris

Sarah Fleury is a Real Estate lawyer based in Orrick’s Paris office. She serves as Head of the French Real Estate Group. Sarah's practice focuses on advising domestic and international investors on property and development transactions.

She notably assists them on the purchase and disposal of companies owning properties and of real estate portfolios, sale and lease-back transactions as well as asset and share deals.

According to Legal 500, Sarah Fleury receives praises from clients for her "creative skills in searching for solutions". Her very recent experience includes the complex redevelopment transaction of the Grande Arche in the business district of La Défense and a joint venture transaction in relation to the construction and development of a shopping in France.

She also has a considerable track record in commercial leases, construction and real-estate related litigation cases and environmental issues.

Sarah Fleury joined Orrick Rambaud Martel from the Paris office of Linklaters LLP. Prior to that, she worked at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei.

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Practice:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Structured Finance
  • Energy

Hervé Touraine Partner Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

Paris

Hervé Touraine, partner in Orrick’s Paris office, is Head of Finance Europe.

Hervé represents French and international financial institutions, corporates, sponsors, investors, insurance companies, asset managers and alternative capital providers on French and cross borders transactions. He advises on banking, structured finance, securitization, and capital markets transactions.

Hervé has worked on numerous complex, strategic and/or innovative transactions (including many firsts in France and Europe) such as international securitization transactions, covered bonds, corporate structured bonds, project bonds, debt funds and the establishment of dedicated origination and refinancing platforms. He also acted on transactions for financing or refinancing purposes (including liquidity), and for off-balance sheet or regulatory capital purposes. As such, he has developed particular skills in handling multi-jurisdictions and multi-practices transactions.

He has developed a substantial experience in the energy and infrastructure sector in the context of financing and refinancing transactions, using classical bank structures as well as Euro PP, bond and project bond structures, specialized credit institutions and dedicated debt funds.

Hervé is described by his clients as a “key person” for structured finance deals, noting: “when we've got a problem, he's there. We know we can count on him”. Clients further comment: “He is dedicated and innovative, and an expert in is field. We see him as a business partner of ours, rather than a lawyer”.

Hervé is an active participant in drafting securitization and structured finance legislation and regulations in France. Hervé regularly publishes and speaks in relation to structure finance markets and related point of interest and deals.

Before joining Orrick in 2016, Hervé was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP where he worked for 20 years, including 18 years as a partner.