Mr Henri Cazala > BDGS Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

BDGS Associés
51 RUE FRANCOIS 1ER
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner specialising in out-of-court debt restructurings (mandat ad hoc, conciliation) and insolvency proceedings, as well as complex financial or industrial restructurings, including cross-border restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions or financing transactions with distressed company law components.

Recent work includes advising Crédit Agricole Assurances in its capacity as shareholder of AccorInvest on the restructuring of AccorInvest’s €4.5 billion debt in the context of the Covid-19 crisis, including a recapitalisation of the group through a €477 million share capital increase, and advising the board of directors of Vallourec on the restructuring of Vallourec’s €3.5 billion debt through a safeguard procedure.

Career

Henri joined BDGS Associés as partner in 2020. He began his career in a French law firm, and he spent six years at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and one year at Herbert Smith Freehills.

Languages

French and English

Education

Paris Bar (2011)
Master’s Degree in Private International Law and International Trade Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2009)
Master’s Degree in Private Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2008)