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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
Paris
75008
France
Melinda Stege-Arsouze photo

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Melinda Arsouze is a U.S. qualified partner specializing in international capital markets.

A fluent French speaker based primarily in Paris, Melinda works in close coordination with Gide’s capital markets teams throughout the international network and has extensive experience in EMEA practice, including in Turkey, North Africa and Asia.

With over ten years of experience in this area, she has advised on numerous major cross-border securities offerings, including block trades, initial public offerings, privatisations, high yield transactions and debt issuances, in the context of public offerings and privately placed transactions in Europe and the United States.

Career

Joins Gide Loyrette Nouel (2008)
Leading US law firm (2000-2008)

Languages

English, French

Education

Admitted to the New York Bar (2000)
Admitted to the Paris Bar
Columbia University

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Marchés de capitaux: Obligations

La pratique de Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. couvre un large éventail de domaines, allant des opérations les plus simples aux plus complexes. Le cabinet intervient de manière croissante sur des émissions de type Panda, security token ou en lien avec les normes RSE ; en plus de son activité plus traditionnelle et réputée en matière de placements privés aux États-Unis et en Europe, d’offres Rule 144A, et de transactions high-yield et liability management. La pratique est codirigée par  Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux, l’avocate américaine Melinda Stege-Arsouze; Arnaud Duhamel et Laurent Vincent .

Paris > Marchés de capitaux: Actions

La pratique de Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. se distingue par l’alliance d’une expertise sectorielle dans les domaines des sciences de la vie et des technologies, à une compétence éprouvée dans le traitement des dossiers de premier plan sur les marchés actions, de dimensions nationale et internationale. L’équipe intervient dans des opérations d’introduction en bourse, d’augmentation de capital, de fusions-acquisitions cotées et de placements privés (comprenant les placements Rule 144A et Reg S aux Etats-Unis). La pratique est codirigée par l’avocate aux barreaux en France et aux Etats-Unis Melinda Stege-Arsouze et Arnaud Duhamel. A noter, l’équipe parisienne travaille fréquemment aux côtés de ses homologues, situés dans les bureaux de Londres et de New York. Enfin, le counsel Guilhem Richard apporte à la pratique une solide connaissance des secteurs de l’énergie, de l’immobilier et de l’e-commerce.

France > Capital markets: debt capital markets

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. continues to shoulder a very busy caseload across a wide range of matters, with a growing practice in security token issuances, Panda bonds and bonds involving ESG standards in addition to the firm’s traditionally strong work in private placements in the US and Europe, Rule 144A bond offerings, high-yield transactions and liability management matters. Led by quartet Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux, the US-qualified Melinda Stege-Arsouze; Arnaud Duhamel and Laurent Vincent, the team is adept at advising on vanilla and structured matters.

France > Capital markets: equity capital markets

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. combines sector expertise in the life sciences and technology sectors with longstanding experience in high-profile domestic and cross-border equity capital market matters. The team assists with initial public offerings, capital increases, public M&A matters and private placements, including Rule 144A and Reg S placements in the US thanks to the expertise of the dual-qualified Melinda Stege-Arsouze who co-heads the practice with Arnaud Duhamel. The Paris team frequently joins forces with its counterparts in the London and New York offices. Counsel Guilhem Richard brings his knowledge of the energy, real estate and e-commerce sectors to the table.