EdouardMontesinos Petit


Paris +

Edouard Montesinos Petit's practice is focused on banking and finance law, particularly as it relates to project and asset financing in France and abroad. He also advises on real estate financing involving mall centers and office buildings.

Edouard recently advised Goldman Sachs in connection with the financing of the acquisition of an office building located in Paris and advised Blackstone as lender in the management of a VEFA (vente en l'état future d'achèvement) financing transaction for an office building in the Pas-de-Calais French department.

He also regularly assists banks and companies with an international scope in the energy and renewable energy sectors. He has advised lenders and sponsors on the financing of wind and solar farms portfolios in France and New Caledonia and sponsors on the refinancing of a biogas plants portfolio. In addition, he participates in asset financings in Africa, including in the Togolese Republic, and in the preparation of legal due diligence in connection with M&A operations.

Furthermore, regarding the transition to risk-free rates and the disappearance of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate), he has advised banks on the implementation of the changes brought about by the new regulations and the evolution of the market and has participated in updating contractual documentation proposed by banks.


  • 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.
  • TotalEnergies completes PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in $18.5 billion Rio Grande LNG ProjectJones Day represented TotalEnergies in connection with its PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in the Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) Project, a planned natural gas liquefaction project in South Texas.
  • TotalEnergies sells 50% of its participation in New Caledonian portfolio of solar assetsJones Day advised TotalEnergies Renouvelables France in connection with the refinancing, corporate and tax restructuring of a portfolio of solar assets in New Caledonia, as well as on with the sale of 50% of its participation in the portfolio to an institutional investor.
  • Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Société Générale complete €159 million project financing for modernization of Ariane waste treatment plant in NiceJones Day advised Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) and Société Générale in connection with the €159 million project financing of the modernization of the Ariane waste treatment plant operated by Veolia in Nice for Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur under a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession scheme.
  • Reno De Medici sells 100% interest in R.D.M. La Rochette S.A.S.Jones Day advised Reno De Medici SpA in the sale of its 100% interest in R.D.M. La Rochette S.A.S. to La Rochette Holding S.A.S., 100% owned by Mutares SE & Co. KgaA.
  • TotalEnergies reorganizes and refinances two portfolios of solar assets in New Caledonia, France and sells 50% of two portfolios to institutional investorJones Day represented TotalEnergies Renewables France (f.k.a. Total Quadran), as sponsor, in connection with the corporate reorganization and refinancing of two portfolios of solar assets in New Caledonia, France; and legal counsel to Total Quadran on the sale of 50% of the two portfolios to an institutional investor.