Roman Picherack

Associate, Paris

Biography

Overview

Roman Picherack is a member of White & Case's Debt Finance Group in Paris. He advises financial institutions, corporations and private equity funds on a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
New York State Bar
Education
BCL/LLB
McGill University Faculty of Law
BA
International Relations
University of British Columbia
Languages
English
French

Experience

Tiffany & Co. Acquisition by LVMH, 2019
Advised LVMH on the financing of its acquisition of Tiffany & Co., the global luxury jeweler. The financing includes several credit lines, for a total value of approximatively €15 billion.

Tereos Refinancing, 2019
Represented Tereos, a French sugar cooperative group which processes agricultural raw materials into sugar, alcohol and starch, and its subsidiary Tereos Finance Group I, in a refinancing of its existing unsecured bonds.

Financing of the acquisition of Armonéa by Colisée, 2019
Advised Financière Colisée in connection with financing of the acquisition of Armonéa by Colisée.

Acquisition Financing of Scalian, 2019
Advised the mandated lead arrangers in connection with the making available of term and revolving facilities for the acquisition of Scalian by Cobepa and the refinancing of the Scalian group.

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.

Mediawan’s Refinancing and Acquisition Financing, 2018
Advised the lenders in connection with the refinancing of the existing indebtedness of the Mediawan group and the financing of future acquisition transactions.

Safic Alcan Refinancing, 2018
Advised the bank syndicate in connection with the refinancing of the outstanding financial indebtedness of the Safic Alcan group.

Ride Holding's Refinancing, 2018
Advised the arrangers and original lenders on the refinancing of the existing indebtedness of Ride Holding, parent company of European regional leisure park group Looping. The refinancing was effected pursuant to a 'first out – second out' debt structure, with the banks providing the 'first out' debt tranche (also known as 'second loss') and sub-investment grade corporate credit specialist Alcentra providing the 'second out' (also known as 'first loss'). This was the first 'first out' / 'second out' implemented in France.

Acticall Group's Refinancing, 2018
Advised the bank syndicate on the refinancing of Acticall Group, a global customer experience outsourcing company.

Almaviva Santé Acquisition Financing, 2017
Advised Beijing Sanyuan Foods Co Ltd and Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group the financing of the acquisition of St Hubert sold by Montagu Private Equity.

Publications

Corporate Social Responsibility–A Legal Analysis (LexisNexis Canada), 2009, (co-author with Michael Kerr, Richard Janda and Chip Pitts)

The Expanding Scope of the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard: Have Recent Tribunals Gone Too Far?, 9:4 The Journal of World Investment and Trade p. 255, 2008