Managing Director in the European Financing Advisory team, which he joined in 2001. He specializes in advising companies, sponsors and creditors on their capital structure and rating, on raising new financing and on restructurings. Arnaud’s recent restructuring experience includes Latécoère, Vivarte, Solocal, Gérard Darel, Ascométal, Frans Bonhomme, Apcoa, CPI, and Rusal and Mechel in Russia, and restructuring or amending the high yields of Metinvest, Belvédère, PagesJaunes, Novasep, Orco and Koks.
Arnaud’s recent corporate debt advisory transactions include Europcar pre-IPO refinancing, rating advisory for the Lafarge/Holcim merger, a high yield bond issuance for Loxam, bank financing for Soprol, Zodiak Media, UGC, the refinancing of Ingenico via a €250m convertible bond, the refinancing of Etam, Pierre & Vacances, Mriya (Ukraine) and Evraz (Russia), each time via a mix of bank debt and bonds. Arnaud has also recently raised LBO financing for Verallia, Studialis and Comexposium. Arnaud began his career with Goldman Sachs in their London M&A team. He graduated in 1998 from HEC (Paris) and holds a masters’ degree in International Tax Law from Université Paris II Panthéon Assas.