Amaury de Feydeau

Partner, Paris

Biography

Overview

Amaury de Feydeau is a partner in the Paris office's Project Development & Finance team of White & Case. He has over 20 years' experience representing clients in all aspects of project finance, real estate finance, structured finance and restructuring. 

Ranked as a leading lawyer in his field by top legal directories, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR, he is described by his clients as "creative and a real solution-finder" (Chambers). Amaury's reputation is enhanced by a record of transactions advising arrangers and sponsors on complex energy, infrastructure, telecom and real estate projects in France and abroad. 

He is regularly involved in drafting complex agreements for the financing of the public facilities of infrastructure, renewable energy, power plants, telecom grids projects.

Amaury is a frequent visiting lecturer at the business school HEC where he lectures on Real Estate Finance.

Amaury joined the Firm in February 2020 from an international law firm in Paris where he was Partner in the Banking & Finance group.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
Degree in Finance
Paris Institute of Political Studies
LLM
Business Law
University Paris II, Panthéon-Assas
MA
Business and Tax Law
University Paris II, Panthéon-Assas
Languages
French
English
Spanish

Experience

Recent representative transactions include: 

Motorways*
Advised the sponsors on the tender processes, financing or refinancing of the RCEA, A41, A355, L2/A507, A150 motorways.

Railways*
Advised the French State on the refinancing of the high speed railways lines (HSRL) between Tours and Bordeaux (SEA) and Eurotunnel, advised the sponsors on the refinancing of the HSRL in French Britany (BPL) and advised the lenders of a consortium in its bid for the attribution of the concession agreement regarding operation of the CDG Express link.

Ports of Calais and Boulogne-Sur-Mer*
Advised the lenders and bondholders in relation to the financing of the concession agreement relating to the Ports of Calais and Boulogne-Sur-Mer.

Telecom*
Advised the sponsors or their lenders in relation to the acquisition, construction or refinancing of private and public internet high-speed networks in Hauts de France, Eure, Yonne, Haute-Garonne, Ardèche, Drôme and Gironde, project "ALTO", project "Quimper", Project "Saint-Malo", advised a sponsor in relation to the financing of a portfolio of telecom towers (project "Morgat")

French Pentagone*
Advised the Bouygues-led consortium, comprised of Thales, Exprimm, Sodexo, Dalkia, SEIEF, FIDEPPP and OFI NFRAVIA on the development through a PFI project of the French Ministry of Defence known as the "French Pentagone".

TGI de Paris*
Advised Bouygues-led consortium of industrial companies and financial investors as project participants (as well as the related project entity as borrower) on the development through a PFI project of the 66,000 sq. m. new building of the Paris Civil Court known as the "TGI de Paris".

Arche de la Défense*
Advised the winning consortium led by Eiffage on the restructuring and refurbishment of the Arche de la Défense office tower under a PPP agreement, the first PPP project tendered in France through a new lease and lease back scheme.

Cité Musicale*
Advised Allianz Global Investors, Bayern LB, BTMU and HSBC in the financing of the Cité Musicale PFI Project (landmark "first-of-a-kind" securitized PFI transaction).

French University Campuses*
Advised French and international developers and lenders on Private Public Partnerships relating to the rehabilitation or the construction of French university campuses: CentraleSupélec engineers school in Saclay, University of Burgundy, European University of Brittany, University of Bordeaux and University Toulouse II Le Mirail.

Marseille Vélodrome Stadium
Advised the Bouygues-led consortium of industrial companies and financial investors as project participants (and the related project entity as borrower) on the development of Marseille Vélodrome stadium.

Hospital of Saint-Nazaire*
Advised the company holding the BEH (long-term lease) of the hospital of Saint-Nazaire.

Acquisition of Idex group*
Advised Cube Infrastructure on the financing relating to the acquisition of Idex group.

*Transactions worked on prior to joining White & Case

Publications

Le droit des contrats réformé, Fauves Edition, 2016

Le droit des contrats réformé (édition revue et augmentée), Fauves Edition, 2018

Awards and Recognition

Ranked Rising star in IFLR 1000 2019, categories Banking, Capital Markets (Debt, Structured Finance & Securitisation), Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency