FabienneBeuzit

Partner

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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 liaising 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.

執業經驗

  • Kartesia sells shares in Orapi to Groupe ParedesJones Day advised Kartesia Management SA in the sale of the shares held in Orapi SA to Groupe Paredes as part of Groupe Parades' public tender offer for Orapi SA.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured exit credit facilityJones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated, a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, in connection with a new $1.25 billion senior secured term loan facility as part of it’s emergence from chapter 11 bankruptcy and other domestic and foreign court-supervised restructuring proceedings.
  • Diebold Nixdorf successfully restructures over $2.7 billion in funded debt and completes the first-ever dual proceeding under the U.S. bankruptcy code and Dutch restructuring law in 71 daysIn the first-ever cross border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement (the "Dutch Scheme") under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord ("WHOA")), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan (the "WHOA Plan"), Jones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated ("Diebold") and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries (the "Debtors") in connection with (i) the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of In re Diebold Holding Company, LLC, et al., (Case No. 23-90602-DRJ) commenced on June 1, 2023, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the "Bankruptcy Court"); (ii) the Dutch Scheme, commenced on June 1, 2023 by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the "Dutch Issuer") in the District Court of Amsterdam (the "Dutch Court"), and (iii) the chapter 15 proceedings before the Bankruptcy Court commenced by the foreign representative of the Dutch Issuer, wherein the Bankruptcy Court recognized the Dutch Scheme proceeding as a foreign main proceeding and recognized and extended comity to the WHOA Plan that was sanctioned by the Dutch Court.
  • American Industrial Partners Capital Fund VII takes control of Aluminium Dunkerque companiesJones Day has advised American Industrial Partners Capital Fund VII, L.P. in connection with the acquisition of the Aluminium Dunkerque companies through the foreclosure on the shares of Liberty France Industries 1 SA, which were pledged to affiliates of AIP under mezzanine financing arrangements previously provided to Aluminium Dunkerque, due to ongoing payment and other defaults.
  • Procter & Gamble enters into two 15-year virtual power purchase agreements with EDPR for solar and wind energy in EUJones Day advised The Procter Gamble Company in entering into two 15-year virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) to purchase electricity and guarantees of origin (GOs) from solar and wind energy projects in the EU owned by a subsidiary of renewable energy developer EDP Renováveis, S.A. (EDPR).
  • Framatome acquires ValinoxJones Day advised Framatome SAS in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Valinox Nucléaire SAS, a French company specializing in the production of seamless tubes for nuclear use, from the Vallourec group.
  • Electrolux challenges extension of judicial reorganization procedure against one of its subsidiaryJones Day is representing the Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer group Electrolux group in several lawsuits related to the interpretation of a decision of the French Supreme Court dated 11 March 2020 ruling on the annulment of an extension of judicial reorganization proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Carmat reaches agreement with one of its main suppliers and signs sanctioned conciliation agreementJones Day advised the French medtech Carmat in connection with its negotiations with one of its main suppliers, Vignal Artru Industries, which was facing difficulties and was subject to an amicable procedure.