Lycia V. Alderin | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Lycia Alderin
 Lycia Alderin

Lycia V. Alderin

Associate, Paris

T +33 1 55 04 15 31

E lalderin@whitecase.com

Overview

Lycia Alderin is an associate in the Bank Finance practice based in Paris.

She advises banks, private equity funds and financial institutions on a wide range of finance domestic and cross-border transactions, including leveraged acquisition financings, real estate financings and corporate financings.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • California State Bar

Education

  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • BA, Yale University

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

Advised Cobepa on its bonds issuances in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Exclusive Group by a special purpose vehicle controlled by Cobepa and other financial investors and the refinancing of Exclusive Group's existing debt. This transaction has been awarded "Private Equity Deal of the Year in France." by Le Magazine des Affaires in March 2016.

Represented the mandated lead arrangers of a €350 million multicurrency revolving facility in connection with the refinancing of Europcar's debt.

Advised the lenders on the new €850 million senior credit facilities entered into by leading multi-services group, Elis, and on its high yield bond offering of €800 million senior notes due 2022 following its IPO launched in February 2015 on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.

Represented the mandated lead arrangers, global coordinators and physical bookrunners in the refinancing of the Materis Group, pursuant to separate financings for the Paints Division and the Adjuvants Division (the latter of which is a "portable" financing allowing the assumption of the financing by the acquiror in the case of a sale to one or more pre-identified sponsors).

Advised joint bookrunners on the refinancing of Fives' existing senior and mezzanine debt through a high yield bond offering of an aggregate principal amount of €580 million split into two tranches. As part of the transaction, Fives also entered into a new €90 million super senior revolving credit facility on which the Bank Finance team advised.