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Estelle Philippi is an associate in the Tax department of White & Case in Paris, since 2012.
Her principal areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, French and international tax planning and corporate tax advice.
Before joining White & Case, she worked for a French law firm for more than 4 years.
Advising Smartbox Group, the European champion of experience vouchers and gift cards, on the closing of a €167 million financing from four leading European financial institutions: Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Allied Irish Banks, Crédit Suisse International Wealth Management and Caixabank.
Advising Financière Eurinter, European Homes HP2 and the existing shareholders of Financière Eurinter in connection with the reorganization of the share capital of the French real estate developer European Homes and the sale of minority stake to a consortium of financial co-investors.
Advised AEW Europe on the acquisition of the Primavera portfolio from Grosvenor, of two shopping centres located in Marseille and Châlons-en-Champagne for a total value of € 188 million.
Representation of Tereos on its refinancing, comprising a €400 million bond issue and a €225 million revolving credit facility.
Representation of the bank syndicate on Airbus Group's sale of its remaining 23.6 percent stake in Dassault Aviation.
Representation of a syndicate of banks (Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Société Générale) on the initial public offering of Mediawan on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
Representation of Arval, a fully owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas specializing in full service vehicle leasing, in connection with the acquisition of GE Capital's European fleet management activity. The scope of this acquisition covers more than 160 000 vehicles in 12 European countries, the vehicles assets amount to €2.4 billion.
Advising Cobepa, the Belgium-based private equity firm on the acquisition of the French company Exclusive Networks, Europe's leading independent value-added distributor (VAD) for the EMEA region, specialising in the marketing of solutions for businesses in the areas of cybersecurity, data centres and associated value-added services. It was awarded "Private Equity Deal of the Year in France" by Le Magazine des Affaires in 2015.