Gilles Teerlinck | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Gilles Teerlinck
Gilles Teerlinck

Gilles Teerlinck

Partner, London

T +44 20 7532 2232

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Overview

Gilles Teerlinck is a capital markets partner in the London office of White & Case. Gilles represents issuers, sponsors and underwriters in international securities transactions, with a particular focus on offerings of high yield debt securities. Gilles has also worked on initial public offerings, private placements, restructurings, liability management transactions, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • Masters in Finance, London Business School
  • Degree in Corporate Finance, Catholic University of Leuven
  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • MA in Law, Ghent University
  • Erasmus Exchange, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Languages

  • Dutch
  • French
  • English

Experience

Partners Group AG on the financing aspects of their acquisition of German energy services provider Techem from Macquarie, including the offering by Blitz F18-674 GmbH of €465 million 6% Senior Notes due 2026 (2018)*

An ad hoc group of bondholders of the US$300 million senior secured notes issued by Reliance Communication Limited (2018)*

Credit Suisse Securities Europe Ltd. and J.P. Morgan Securities plc in connection with the offering by Picard Groupe S.A.S. of €60 million floating rate senior secured notes due 2023 (2018)*

Partners Group AG and PSP Investments on the financing aspects of Cerba Healthcare's acquisition of French clinical pathology lab operator Bio7, including the offering of €60 million 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025 (2018)*

Credit Suisse Securities Europe Ltd. and J.P. Morgan Securities plc in connection with the offering by Picard Groupe S.A.S. of €1.19 billion floating rate senior secured notes due 2023 and the offering by Picard Bondco S.A. of €310 million 5.5% senior notes due 2024 (2017)*

EQT in connection with the initial public offering and the NASDAQ Helsinki listing of Terveystalo plc (2017)*

Maxeda DIY Holding B.V. in connection with its offering of €475 million 61/8% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (2017). This transaction won the "Europe High Yield Bond" award at the IFR Awards 2017*

Banijay Group S.A.S. in connection with its issuance of €365 million of senior secured notes due 2022 (2017)*

Bain Capital Private Equity on its acquisition of leading Italian tyre wholesaler Fintyre (2017)*

An ad hoc group of holders of convertible bonds issued by Paladin Energy Limited (a listed Australian mining company) in connection with a proposed exchange offer and debt-to-equity swap (2017)*

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case

Awards & Recognition

The Asia Legal Awards 2018, "Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring," for PT Bumi Resources' $4.5B global debt restructuring

"Europe High Yield Bond" award at the IFR Awards 2017 for Maxeda DIY Holding B.V.'s offering of €475 million 61/8% Senior Secured Notes

International Financial Law Review European Awards 2016, "High Yield Deal of the Year," for ICBPl's €1.1 billion of high yield PIK notes

International Financial Law Review European Awards 2016, "Equity Deal of the Year," for WorldPay's IPO

International Financing Review, "Europe High Yield Bond of the Year," IFR Awards 2015, for ICBPI's €1.1 billion of high yield PIK notes