CarineMou Si Yan


Paris +

Carine Mou Si Yan has more than 15 years of experience advising French and international sponsors, lenders, and public entities on cross-border and French financing transactions. She is particularly active in projects involving the development of renewable energies and infrastructure and also advises on real estate financings across virtually all asset classes, including housing, hospitality, office, commercial, data centers, and sports and health care facilities. She regularly assists clients in complex or hybrid financing structures.

In addition, Carine has comprehensive experience in restructurings, advising creditors and debtors in setting up and implementing innovative structures and solutions in the real estate, hospitality, transportation, energy and power distribution, and retail sectors.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2023, Carine was involved in projects relating to the financing of the constructions and operation of leisure and sports facilities, such as the Seine Musicale located on the Ile Seguin in Boulogne-Billancourt (the first project bond financing in France) and the Paris La Défense Arena (the largest European multimodal performance hall and resident stadium of the Racing 92 rugby team).

Carine has contributed to the French chapter in several editions of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance Laws and Regulations.


  • Altarea acquires Prejeance Industrial from RepsolJones Day advised Altarea in the acquisition of Prejeance Industrial (a French company specializing in the development of small to medium-sized rooftop photovoltaic projects) from the Spanish group Repsol.
  • Unseenlabs raises €85 millionJones Day advised Unseenlabs, a France-based company and global leader in maritime surveillance through detection and geolocation of radio frequency signals from space, in its €85 million financing for significant expansion of observation capabilities, strengthening of international presence, consolidation of private sector activities, innovation of new products and solutions, and recruitment of new talents.