Pierre Brule

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Pierre Brule is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets Group in London. His practice involves representing investment banks, sponsors and companies on a range of cross-border capital markets transactions, including SEC registered public offerings, Rule 144A/Reg S offerings and other public and private financings.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Columbia Law School
MSc
London School of Economics
Master in Law and Finance
Paris Dauphine University
Languages
French
English

Experience

Advised J.P. Morgan SE, Nordea Bank Abp, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, DNB Markets, a division of DNB Bank ASA and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), as initial purchasers, in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Ren10 Holding AB, a subsidiary of funds advised by IK Partners, of €350 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2027 as part of the financing for the acquisition of, and refinancing of outstanding indebtedness of Renta Group Oy, a full-service machine and equipment rental services company with operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Poland.

Advised BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities Europe SA, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Crédit Suisse Bank (Europe), S.A., Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and Morgan Stanley Europe SE, as initial purchasers, in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Burger King France S.A.S. of €620 million senior secured notes due 2026 and by Midco GB S.A.S. of €235 million pay-if-you-can PIK notes due 2027 as part of the refinancing of outstanding indebtedness of Burger King France S.A.S., Midco GB S.A.S. and NewCo GB S.A.S., the direct parent of Burger King France S.A.S.

Represented Séché Environnement S.A. as Issuer on its debut high yield bond offering of €300,000,000 2.250% Sustainability-Linked Senior Notes due 2028. BNP Paribas acted as the Sole Bookrunner and Sustainability-Linked Bond Structuring Advisor, and Crédit Agricole CIB and Natixis acted as Joint Lead Managers on this offering.

Advised Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Natixis and UBS Investment Bank, as Joint Lead Bookrunners and BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Securities, Nomura and UniCredit as Joint Bookrunners on the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of €420 million and €325 million notes in connection with the acquisition of Cerba HealthCare by EQT Partners.

Representation of J.P. Morgan, BNP Paribas and Bank Pekao S.A. as Global Coordinators and Joint Physical Bookrunners and Barclays, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and ING as Joint Bookrunners on the debut high yield bond offering by InPost S.A.. The offering was for €490 million senior notes due 2027 and the proceeds will be used to consummate the previously announced acquisition of Mondial Relay SAS, and for general corporate purposes.

Represented Eutelsat S.A. in connection with its €800 million standalone bond offering.*

Advised J.P. Morgan and others as initial purchasers in connection with the inaugural high yield offering and subsequent add-on issuance of high yield bonds by Rubis.*

Represented Loxam, the leading European equipment rental group, in connection with its €500 million high yield refinancing and its €1.4 billion financing for the acquisition of Ramirent.*

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case