ArnaudConquis

Associate

Paris + 33.1.56.59.39.16

Arnaud Conquis focuses his practice on banking and finance matters, with a particular emphasis on the financing of acquisitions of listed and nonlisted companies (leveraged buyouts and strategic acquisitions).

Arnaud also handles corporate financing for all types of lenders (credit funds and banks), borrowers, and sponsors. Prior to joining Jones Day he was an associate at an international law firm in Paris, where he managed many finance transactions related to the energy, transportation, and infrastructure sectors.

Experience

  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • October and Intesa Sanpaolo launch €200 million ABS Notes financing of State Guaranteed Loan for Italian SMEsJones Day assisted the SME lending platform October and Intesa Sanpaolo, as senior investor of the asset-backed notes, in the context of a €200 million financing of State Guaranteed Loans for Italian SMEs through the direct lending French FFS licensed as ELTIF (European Long Term Investment Fund) named “October Italian SME Fund 1” and the issuance of ABS Notes by a French FCT named “SME Funding Italy Direct October 2020-A”.
  • Kartesia Management restructures and refinances ORAPI and its holding company La Financière MG3FJones Day advised Kartesia Management SA in connection with the conciliation procedure, restructuring, and refinancing of ORAPI and the refinancing and restructuring of its holding company La Financière MG3F through multiple equity and debt instruments.
  • Antalis restructures and refinances its existing indebtednessJones Day advised Antalis, a leading professional paper distributor and provider of packaging and Visual Communication solutions, in connection with the mandat ad hoc procedure, restructuring, and refinancing of its existing indebtedness and the acquisition of Antalis by Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd.