Solutions for banks

The AXTEN teams belonging to the “Corporate and financing” and “Insolvency and bankruptcy” service lines have been involved with credit institutions for many years in consultancy and litigation in the following areas:

  • Implementation of finance allocated to the acquisition of companies (arranger assistance) in the context of leveraged transactions or acquisitions:
    • Legal structuring of the finance, securities scheme
    • Head of terms, term sheet, loan agreements, credit facility agreements (which may include drawing rights, CAPEX finance, a seasonal credit)
    • Inter-creditor agreements, subordination agreements, ranking conventions
    • Collateral (account pledges of financial securities, shares, business assets, pledges on stocks, bank accounts, first demand guarantees, surety bonds, letters of intent, daily disposals, civil debt disposals, security trusts)
    • Lifting of the precedent conditions to financing or the release of funds
  • Monitoring the implementation of finance allocated to the acquisition of companies (assistance to the credit or sureties agent), particularly in the context of exercising drawing rights, overseeing collateral and establishing waivers
  • Restructuring of debts whether or not in the context of procedures for the prevention or resolution of business difficulties
  • Legal and disciplinary, banking and financial disputes, particularly with regard to liability in the context of credits granted and breach of banking relationships