Classements

Marchés de capitaux / Produits dérivés

Classements Chambers Europe – Capital Markets Derivates 2013/2020

Chambers Europe 2013 / 2020: Capital Market Derivatives (Band 3)

What the team is known for : Best known for handling a variety of domestic derivatives matters, boasting particular expertise in the field of equity derivatives products. Additionally defends French banks in litigation brought by public authorities. Work highlights : Assisted JCDecaux with the implementation of equity derivative products on Eurazeo. (2020)

What the team is known for: Best known for handling of a variety of derivatives matters, including the structuring of equity derivatives transactions in support of M&A operations. Defends French banks in litigation brought by public authorities. Has additional experience in Euro PPs and EMTN programmes. Offers both French and English law capabilities. Strengths: One client commends the lawyers’ « reactivity, the quality of their advice and their ability to advise on a diverse range of products. » Another interviewee highlights that the team is easy to work with, saying: « The lawyers are always approachable and they co-operate smoothly with us. » (2019)

What the team is known for:  Active in structured finance transactions, on which the team advises both banks and issuers. Boasts strengths in a variety of derivative matters, including litigation. Particularly strong in its services for domestic clients. Additional activity in Euro PPs and EMTN programmes. Strengths: Interviewees praise the department’s great client care: « They are extremely responsive, the advice is partner-driven with a lot of senior input and personal attention. They are excellent at finding solutions to any problem that may arise during the course of the transaction. »Sources value the department for being « user-friendly. » (2018)

What the team is known for: Present on derivatives and structured finance transactions, on which the team advises both banks and issuers. Particularly strong in its services for domestic clients. Increasingly active on Euro PPs, EMTN programmes and public bond issuances. Strengths: The firm generates a number of satisfied client responses in relation to its capital markets services: « I was very impressed by the team and would definitely come to them again for advice. » Sources also applaud the team for its « qualified and experienced » lawyers. (2017)

What the team is known for: Active on derivatives and structured finance transactions, on which the team advises both banks and issuers. Particularly strong on advising domestic clients. Strengths: « The lawyers strike a very good balance between being academically up to speed and fully aware of the latest developments, as well as being pragmatic about the available business solutions. » (2016)

What the team is known for: Robust practice advising on domestic and cross-border high-yield securities. Also involved in derivatives structuring for issuers, financial institutions and corporate clients. Active in diverse areas of credit and energy-related derivatives. (2015)

What the team is known for: Offers expertise in transactions related to derivatives products and structured finance. Assists clients with complex and hybrid securities, derivatives structuring and securities lending, and also advises on public and private debt issuances. Work highlights Advised Foncière des Murs, a subsidiary of Foncière des Régions, on a mortgage bond loan listed on Euronext Paris. (2014)

This team remains active on derivatives and structured finance transactions. It advises issuers and investment banks, counting Crédit Agricole CIB, Société Générale and BNP Paribas amongst its clients. It recently acted on the creation of an OPCI, and represented Casino in the renewal of its EUR3 billion EMTN programme. (2013)