LONDON and PARIS, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading international law firm to global corporations and financial institutions, and Bremond & Associés, a leading French restructuring law firm, are pleased to announce the formation of a joint strategic alliance to pursue restructuring opportunities in the French market.
The alliance between Cadwalader and Bremond, both of which will continue to remain independent partnerships, is the result of the two firms working successfully together on a number of complex cross-border transactions involving French issuers and assets.
Cadwalader has developed one of the leading London-based European restructuring practices, led by partners Gregory Petrick and Yushan Ng. The firm's depth of expertise across restructuring and insolvency, special situations, distressed M&A and distressed investing, has enabled Cadwalader to help buy side clients successfully navigate complex multi-jurisdictional restructurings and achieve their desired outcomes whether that is, as an existing creditor or new investor.
Led by Guilhem Bremond, a leading practitioner in the French restructuring market, Bremond's tier-one restructuring team represents clients on a wide variety of matters ranging from distressed LBOs to in-court proceedings. With more than 20 lawyers, the firm's restructuring group is known for its deep understanding of business situations and its creative talent in finding solutions.
Patrick Quinn, managing partner of Cadwalader, commented, "We are pleased to have formed a joint strategic alliance with this leading French law firm. Bremond's deep experience in the French restructuring and insolvency market combined with Cadwalader's expertise as international counsel in negotiating and delivering successful outcomes in complex multi-jurisdictional restructuring matters, allows us to provide clients with high quality legal advice and commercial, creative solutions in the increasingly sophisticated French restructuring market."
Partner Delphine Caramalli, head of the European Restructuring practice of Bremond, added, "This alliance between our two firms is aimed at offering international clients access to the best opportunities in the French market while providing high standards of legal services by widely revered multi-jurisdictional lawyers."
About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, serves a diverse client base, including many of the world's leading financial institutions and corporations in more than 50 countries. With offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Houston, Beijing, Hong Kong and Brussels, Cadwalader offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, corporate finance, corporate governance, energy, environmental, executive compensation, financial restructuring, health care, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private wealth, real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, tax and white collar defense. For more information, visit www.cadwalader.com.
About Bremond & Associés
Bremond & Associés, founded in 2006 by a team of experienced lawyers, is a leading corporate law firm for business clients renowned for its expertise in domestic and cross-border transactions. Headquartered in Paris, the firm's clientele comprises French and international listed and non-listed companies, investment funds and financial institutions. The firm advises on acquisitions, disposals or restructuring for companies, groups or their shareholders, as well as on the structuring, the negotiation and the implementation of LBO transactions on behalf of investments funds. The firm also has a solid litigation team as well as a high quality labor law department. One of the leading restructuring law firms in France, Bremond is top ranked for its special situation expertise, and its involvement in major out-of-Court and in-Court proceedings. For more information, visit www.bremond.net.
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