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Véronique Delaittre

Partner, Paris

Overview

Véronique is a partner in the capital markets group of Linklaters Paris. Véronique joined Linklaters in 2001, having previously spent two years with Credit Commercial de France (now HSBC) and three years with Société Générale. She has gained a wide experience in debt, liability management and equity linked products.

Work highlights:

In recent years, Véronique has been involved in a very long list of significant matters. She has recently advised:

Debt:

  • the arrangers, dealers, managers and issuers on establishments, updates of and drawdowns under EMTN Programmes (Air Liquide, Arkema, BPCE, Caisse Française de Financement Local (CAFFIL), CADES, Casino, Guichard-Perrachon, Crédit Agricole SA, Compagnie de Financement Foncier (CFF), Crédit Foncier de France, Essilor, HIT, La Banque Postale, La Poste, Rallye, RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité, Sanef, SFIL, Schneider Electric SE);
  • the banks and some issuers in the liability management transactions of Air France-KLM, Casino, Guichard-Perrachon, Edenred, Icade (advising the Issuer), Lagardère, Pernod Ricard, Rallye, SAGESS, Unibail-Rodamco, Klépierre, Areva, Essilor;
  • the banks and some issuers on stand alone bond issues by Fromageries Bel, Teleperformance (advising the Issuer), Accor, Bouygues, Icade (advising the Issuer), Caisse Nationale des Autoroutes, Lagardère, Pernod Ricard, TDF Infrastructures SAS, Legrand (advising the Issuer), Iliad (advising the Issuer), Rémy Cointreau (advising the Issuer);
  • the banks on the inaugural issue by The Republic of France (Agence France Trésor) of green bonds (€7bn 1.75% OAT due 2039) and on all other issuances by the Republic of France of its OAT with an international placement;
  • the banks on the corporate hybrid bond issues by Danone, Casino, Guichard-Perrachon and Arkema;
  • the banks on regulatory capital of Crédit Agricole SA, Société Générale and BPCE (senior non-preferred notes and T2); and
  • various banks on each issues of obligations foncières (covered bond) issued by CAFFIL and by CFF.

Equity:

  • Rallye on its €200,000,000 Non-Dilutive Cash-Settled Bonds due 2022 Exchangeable into Casino shares;
  • the banks on the €99,999,969.24 Net Share Settled Undated Senior Unsecured Bonds Convertible into new shares (ODIRNAN) of Eramet;
  • ORPAR on its €170,000,000 Zero Coupon Bonds due 2019 exchangeable for existing ordinary shares of Rémy Cointreau;
  • the banks on the €180,000,000 OCEANE issued by Nexity;
  • Rémy Cointreau on its Euro 274,999,943.70 0.125% bonds due 2026 convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing Shares (OCEANE); and
  • the banks on the Euro 399,999,959.80 Zero coupon Senior Unsecured Bonds due 2021 convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares of Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.(OCEANE)
Professional experience:

Since 2013: Partner, Capital Markets, Linklaters Paris
2008 – 2012: Counsel, Linklaters Paris
2001 – 2007: Associate, Linklaters Paris
1998 – 2000: Legal counsel, Société Générale
1996 – 1997: Legal counsel, Crédit Commercial de France (now HSBC France)

Education:

1996: CAPA
1994 : Paris I, DESS in Droit du Commerce Extérieur
1993 : Paris II, Maîtrise in Droit Privé