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Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

125 OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON, EC2N 1AR, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7382 5500
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Fax 020 7382 5501
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London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 7

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP acts in proceedings in both English and French and has arbitration expertise in Africa, particularly regarding infrastructure projects, energy and natural resources, telecoms and other industrial joint ventures. Rupert Reece is 'highly experienced in international arbitration, with an intelligent and thoughtful approach to legal disputes'.

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London: Finance

Derivatives and structured products
Derivatives and structured products - ranked: tier 5

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP's¬†derivatives and structured products practice¬†sits in both the London and Paris offices, with partners in each collaborating closely on plan vanilla derivatives transactions,¬†repos, securities lending, structured credit derivatives, structured notes and ABS transactions. Its work encompasses hedging advice for securitisations, covered bonds, corporate and asset financing, real estate financing and project finance. It also handles regulatory, netting and collateralisation matters for¬†investment banks, corporates, local authorities and national and international industry bodies. OTC derivatives and structured products specialist¬†Karine Imbrosciano¬†leads the practice and is dual-qualified in both English and French law. In 2017, she advised¬†Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale and Natixis on the¬†hedging of the interest rate risk in relation to the refinancing of a ‚ā¨350m portfolio of four hotels managed by Hyatt and owned by the Constellation group. She also acted for¬†A√©roports de Paris Management, Bouygues B√Ętiment International, Colas and Meridiam Africa on interest rate hedging¬†in relation to the financing of the Ivato and Nosy Be airports concession in Madagascar.

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Securitisation
Securitisation - ranked: tier 4

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

The structured finance practice at¬†Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP¬†frequently advises on¬†the hedging aspects of structured finance transactions including securitisations and covered bonds.¬†Karine Imbrosciano¬†leads the derivatives and structured products group in London and has significant experience in this area.¬†Dimitrios Logizidis¬†specialises in banking and structured finance and advises financial institutions, private equity funds and corporates on a wide range of asset-backed financing and securitisation and covered bond transactions. He frequently acts for arrangers, private equity funds and originators in whole-business and trade receivable securitisation transactions, as well as multi-jurisdictional ABCP conduit deals. His track record includes the¬†Hertz and Fraikin whole-business securitisations. He also advised BNP Paribas on a ‚ā¨675m international trade receivables ABCP securitisation programme arranged in twelve different jurisdictions worldwide, including Poland, the Czech Republic, Iceland, the US and Canada.

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London: Foreign firms

European firms in London: France
European firms in London: France - ranked: tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP's London office was opened in 2003  and specialises in banking and finance, dispute resolution, tax, projects and energy, and real estate. Recent experience includes advising THY on the financing for the purchase of 40 Airbus and 3 Boeing aircraft; and acting for a claimant bank against a Russian company and its subsidiaries following defaults under finance documents, attempts to divest assets and abuse of insolvency proceedings in Russia. Key figures include derivatives and structured products specialist Karine Imbrosciano; Margaret Boswell, who has substantial experience in general banking law and capital markets, as well as structured finance, particularly securitisation; banking and structured finance expert Dimitrios Logizidis; and David Klass, who advises on corporate tax issues and transactions, particularly those with an international element. Rupert Reece specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution proceedings relating to joint ventures, construction contracts, aerospace and international commerce. Hugues Moreau, who splits his time between the Paris and London offices. Max Baird-Smith, previously at BDGS Associés, rejoined the firm.

Leading individuals

Karine Imbrosciano - Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

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