Fabienne Beuzit's practice focuses on bankruptcy proceedings, court and out-of-court restructurings, distressed M&A matters, and all types of insolvency-related litigation. She leads the Business Restructuring & Reorganization team in the Paris Office.
Fabienne guides clients who are navigating difficult and complex restructuring situations and has represented debtors, lenders, shareholders, and investors in numerous restructurings in France and internationally. She regularly interacts with the dedicated departments of the French Ministry of Economy and Finance Affairs, particularly the Comité Interministériel de Restructuration Industrielle in charge of assisting distressed companies, and liasing with all relevant public bodies dedicated to the companies.
Fabienne has achieved exceptional results for clients and has worked on many major insolvency and reorganization cases in France. She has advised on significant debt restructuring cases, represented parties in prepackaged chapter 11 cases, and has served as investors' counsel on a broad range of asset deals.
Her experience also includes setting up strategic carve-out, reorganization, or restructurings of groups and assisting turnaround distressed funds in the sale, acquisition, or investment of distressed equity interests.
Fabienne is a member of the Association pour le Retournement de l'Entreprise (French Turnaround Association) and of the Centre des Professions Financières. She contributed to the reports of the Haut Comité de la Place Financière de Paris regarding the creditors classes and the transposition of the Insolvency Directive.
"Fabienne is a calm individual, technically remarkable actually, and always one step ahead."Chambers Europe
- Cardiff University (LL.M. 1999); University of Rennes (Master's in Business Law and Taxation 1998; Corporate Jurist Diploma [DJCE] 1998)
Chamber Europe: "Strong technical expertise coupled with business sense, and dedication at odd hours when the situation commands."
Legal 500 EMEA: "Leading Individuals" in France: "One of the best lawyers on the restructuring market. She is very respected by all the players; she is a tough negotiator and very creative as she masters all the aspects of a restructuring case. She is totally dedicated to her clients."
- English and French