Of Counsel

Paris +

Isabelle Maury focuses on banking and finance matters with a particular emphasis on acquisition and structured financing as well as debt restructuring. She is also very active in debt financing transactions for high-growth listed and unlisted companies.

Isabelle's recent LBO financing matters include representing the syndicate of banks led by Crédit Agricole CIB in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Biologique Recherche by a consortium of investors alongside the existing shareholders. She also advised the pool of senior lenders led by HSBC and BNP Paribas for the financing of the acquisition of Reseau GES by Groupe Eductive and LFPI. She is active in structured financing as well as in debt restructuring matters and has assisted lenders and borrowers in the context of several state-backed financings (PGE).

Isabelle's recent experience in high-growth companies debt financing includes the representations of Nanobiotix, Devialet, Adocia, Carmat, Voluntis, Pharnext, and Synthesio in their hybrid debt raising transactions.


  • Alternate capital provider refinances international hotel groupJones Day advised a leading alternate capital provider in connection with its debt refinancing of an international hotel group.
  • Permira Credit refinances Sportscape GroupJones Day advised Permira Credit, as unitranche lender, in connection with the refinancing of the newly created European online sporting goods retailer, Sportscape Group.
  • EcoVadis completes $500 million fundraising, becoming 27th French unicornJones Day advised EcoVadis, a leading global sustainability rating firm, in connection with its $500 million fundraising.
  • Fortino Capital acquires majority stake in BonitasoftJones Day advised Fortino Capital Partners NV in acquiring a majority stake in Bonitasoft, a leading software company active in the field of Digital Process Automation and Intelligent Business Process Management, from former investors.
  • Tikehau Investment Management finances acquisition of SQLI by Synsion BidCoJones Day advised Tikehau Investment Management, as arranger, and direct lending funds managed or advised by Tikehau Investment Management, as lenders, in connection with (i) the financing of the acquisition by way of tender offer of SQLI, a French-listed company, by Synsion BidCo, a SPV owned and controlled by DBAY Advisors, (ii) the partial refinancing of the existing indebtedness of SQLI, and (iii) the financing of future acquisitions and capital expenditures.
  • Amundi Asset Management acts as delegated manager of the French fund "Prêts Participatifs Relance"Jones Day acted as legal adviser to Amundi Asset Management, in its capacity as one of the delegated asset managers, in connection with the French fonds de financement spécialisé "Prêts Participatifs Relance" ("PPR") set up in May 2021 as part of the COVID-19 support measures, and in particular, the program "France Relance" of the French Ministry of Economy, Finances and Relaunch, providing a specific support for small and medium enterprises and mid-caps under the conditions set forth in the Decree no. 2021-318 dated March 25, 2021 implementing Article 209 of the Finance Law for 2021 no. 2020-1721 dated December 29, 2020.
  • OakNorth refinances Staycity GroupJones Day advised OakNorth Bank plc in connection with its refinancing of the Staycity Group, an Irish-owned pan European aparthotel business with 21 properties across the UK, France, Ireland, Italy, and Germany.
  • SuperSonic Imagine acquired by Hologic, Inc.Jones Day advised Supersonic Imagine and its main shareholders in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake followed by a tender offer by Hologic, Inc. based on an enterprise value of circa US$85 million.
  • StokoCorp and Stokomani increase investment debt and refinance acquisition and capex debtJones Day represented StokoCorp and Stokomani in the refinancing of its existing acquisition and investment debt and the addition of a new capex tranche.
  • Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank complete €30 million IPO on Euronext by MedinCellJones Day represented Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, in connection with the €30 million (US$34.4 million) initial public offering of Ordinary Shares on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris by MedinCell, a developer of next generation of best-in-class medicine.
  • Credit Agricole, Caisse d'Epargne, and Banque Populaire provide €51 million revolving credit facility to Rabot Dutilleul Construction and NacaratJones Day advised Credit Agricole, Caisse d'Epargne, and Banque Populaire in connection with a €51 million (US$59 million) revolving credit facility provided to Rabot Dutilleul Construction, a general construction company, and Nacarat, a provider of real estate development services.
  • Credit Agricole Mutuel d'Aquitaine, Crédit Lyonnais, and Banque Palatine provide €58 million financing for LBO acquisition of Groupe Location TransportJones Day advised Credit Agricole Mutuel d'Aquitaine, Crédit Lyonnais, and Banque Palatine in connection with a €58 million (US$68.2 million) financing in connection with the leveraged buyout acquisition of Groupe Location Transport, a construction equipment rental operator, by MBO Partenaires and co-investors.
  • Permira Credit Solutions refinances existing indebtedness of AnaveoJones Day advised Permira Credit Solutions II Master LS S.A., Permira Credit Solutions II Senior S.A., and Permira Credit Solutions II LS S.A., as unitranche lenders, in connection with the refinancing of existing indebtedness of Anaveo, a designer, manufacturer and installer of security systems.
  • ANSYS acquires OPTISJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.
  • Armor's management team receives advice in tax structuring and financingJones Day represented the management team of Armor SA and the majority shareholders, led by chief executive officer Hubert de Boiresdon, in relation to the tax structuring and financing of a new industrial and innovation capital management transaction.
  • Dexia Crédit Local and Caisse Française de Financement Local defend against lawsuit relating to structured loansJones Day successfully defended Dexia Crédit Local SA and Caisse Française de Financement Local before the Versailles Court of Appeal and the Nanterre Civil Court in connection with a lawsuit initiated by the City of Saint-Leu-la-Forêt related to structured loans.
  • Recommerce raises €50 million from Capzanine and CreadevJones Day represented Recommerce, a provider of smartphone buyback and resale solutions, and its historical investors, including Seventure Partners and Fonds Ambition Numérique, in connection with a €50 million investment in Recommerce by Capzanine and Creadev.
  • Crédit Agricole CIB-led syndicate provides €105 million LBO for acquisition of groupe Dupont RestaurationJones Day advised Crédit Agricole CIB, Société Générale, LCL, Crédit Agricole Nord de France, Banque Palatine, and other participating banks, in connection with the €105 million (US$123.7 million) leveraged buyout financing for the acquisition of groupe Dupont Restauration, a restaurant operator and provider of ready-made meals and other types of catering services, by CM-CIC Investment, BPI, and Capex.
  • Campus Agro leads AgroParisTech-INRA campus project in SaclayJones Day advised Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC), as shareholder of Campus Agro SAS (a company created by AgroParisTech, INRA, and CDC), on a project including (i) a public-public partnership and (ii) a public-private partnership (€257 million) lasting for 30 years with a consortium led by GTM Bâtiment (VINCI group) and ENGIE Cofely. The consortium will design, build, maintain, and operate the new AgroParisTech-INRA campus in Saclay.
  • SFIL refinances €100 million export credit facility for Société Tunisienne d'Electricité et de GazJones Day represented French bank SFIL in connection with the refinancing of a €100 million (US$123 million) export credit facility provided to Société Tunisienne d'Electricité et de Gaz, an electric and natural gas company, relating to the turnkey extension of the gas power plant located in Bouchemma, Tunisia.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 10 février 2011
      La structuration des financements à l'épreuve des nouvelles règles fiscales de sous-capitalisation