Céline Oréal

Associate, Paris



Céline Oréal is an associate in the Debt Finance Practice based in Paris.

She advises banks and financial institutions on finance, domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions and/or leveraged financings, mezzanine financings and corporate financings.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Banking and Financial Law
Queen Mary, University of London
Master's Degree
Business law
University of Montpellier


Verallia's Refinancing, 2019
Advised Verallia, world's third-largest manufacturer of glass containers for food and beverages, in connection with its refinancing concomitant to its initial public offering on Euronext Paris.

Acquisition Financing of DORC, 2019
Advised the bank syndicate in connection with the financing of the acquisition of DORC by Eurazeo Capital from Montagu Private Equity.

Nemera Acquisition Financing, 2019
Advised the bank syndicate in connection with financing of the acquisition of Nemera Group by Financière N, a company controlled by Astorg and Montagu.

Comexposium Acquisition Financing, 2019
Advised the Mandated Lead Arrangers in connection with the acquisition by Crédit Agricole Assurances of Charterhouse Capital Partners' stake in Comexposium.

Comexposium Refinancing, 2018
Advised the mandated lead arrangers, arrangers and lenders, on €445 million syndicated loan facilities for Comexposium. The facilities include senior term loan and revolving facilities and will be used by Comexposium to refinance the existing senior term and revolving facilities agreement that was entered into in December 2016.

Mr Bricolage Refinancing, 2018
Advised Mr Bricolage in connection with the refinancing of its existing debt pursuant to a €120 million revolving facility agreement.

Coeur Défense's Debt Refinancing, 2017
Advised Amundi Immobilier on the refinancing of the existing indebtness of Europe's largest office complex, 'Coeur Défense'.

Jaccar's Restructuring of Indebtness, 2017
Advised BNP Paribas in its leading role for the restructuring of the indebtedness of the Jaccar group, an oil and gas conglomerate including French listed company Bourbon.

Acquisition Financing of SAG, 2017
Advised SPIE on the financing of the acquisition of SAG, the German leader in high-growth energy infrastructure services, announced at the end of December 2016. The transaction, estimated at approximately €850 million, is financed by a bridge loan facility provided by international banks and should be completed in late Q1 or early Q2 2017, subject to antitrust approval.

Financing of GE Water acquisition by Suez, 2017
Advised Suez on a bridge loan facility that was established to finance the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies, jointly with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, for a value of €3.2 billion.