Alice Leonard

Associate, Paris

Biography

Overview

Alice Leonard is an associate in the EMEA private equity team of our Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

Alice's practice focuses on corporate reorganizations and insolvency proceedings.

Alice joined the Firm in December 2018 from an international law firm in Paris where she was an associate in the M&A-Private Equity group.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
LLM, International Business Law
University of Sorbonne-Assas
International Law School, INSEAD
Post-Master's Degree, Business Law & Economics
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Master's Degree, Business Law
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Languages
French
English

Experience

Agatha Group (2020)
Advising THOM Group, a leader in affordable jewellery throughout Europe, on the acquisition out of bankruptcy of the French jewellery brand Agatha Group, made together with Renaissance Luxury Group through its subsidiary Altesse.

Europcar Mobility Group (2020)
Advising the majority of Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) debtholders, including financial institutions and investment funds, on Europcar Mobility Group's financial restructuring and subsequent accelerated financial safeguard.

Arc Holdings (2020)
Representation of a consortium of major sovereign funds (Bpi, RDIF, RCIF, PIF, Mubadala and Mumtalakat) in connection with the acquisition of OSZ, a subsidiary of Arc Group, market leader in the glass industry in Russia.

Antalis (2020)
Advising senior secured lenders and major stakeholders of the listed company Antalis throughout on the disposal by Sequana and Bpifrance Participations of their majority stakes in the Antalis Group to the Tokyo based Kokusai Pulp & Paper.

Orchestra-Premaman (2020)
Advising a pool of banks in connection with the reorganization proceedings of Orchestra-Premaman.

Arc Holdings (2019)
Advising a consortium of French and International Sovereign Funds on Arc Holdings' new investment plan worth €120 million. This plan is the result of a round table agreement between shareholder Glass Holding, the French State, the Hauts de France region, the Communauté d'agglomération du pays de Saint-Omer (CAPSO) and sovereign funds - including Bpifrance.

Toys "R" Us (2019)
Co-advising TRU Taj LLC and the other shareholders of Toys "R" US in connection with the restructuring and the sale plan of the French subsidiaries.

BCBG Max Azria (2018)
Advising BCBG Max Azria Group LLC and BCBG Max Azria Europe Holding in connection with the reorganization of their business in France, through notably sale of trademarks and domain names including Dorotennis brand.