Aude Manzo-Keszler

PARTNER
MEMBER OF THE PARIS BAR
MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK BAR

about

Aude Manzo-Keszler practices in banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring. Aude advises French or foreign clients in connection with complex financing and refinancing operations (structured finance, LBOs, real estate, project finance, any asset finance and debt-buy-back), refinancing and restructuration of debts (in each stage of French insolvency).

Aude focuses in particular and notably in aviation and aeronautic financing and leasing.

Aude Manzo-Keszler founded Levine Keszler in 2018 after having worked at Clifford Chance, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Weil Gotshal & Manges, August & Debouzy and Brown Rudnick.

education

LL.M. – Vermont Law School (2006)

DJCE – Cergy (2005)

experience

  • Advising THD Group on the refinancing of its debt and the financing of a new facility (2022)
  • Advising Superga Invest on the issuance of specific French law governed bonds: “obligations relance” (2022)
  • Advising OMNES Capital on the OBO transaction of Castor & Pollux financed by mezzanine bonds and a bank loan granted by ARKEA and Caisse de Crédit Mutuel de Saint Malo (2022)
  • Advising Japcook on its financing with the Banque Populaire Grand Ouest (2022)
  • Advising Joe App on its general activities (2022)
  • Advising MBBS on its general activities (2022-2021)
  • Advising Andera Partners on the mezzanine financing of the LBO of groupe Renaud Distribution (2022)
  • Advising Alafco in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022)
  • Advising e Inter Invest on its financings in l’Ile de la Réunion (2022)
  • Advising Bank of Montreal on its financing of the Groupe Velan (2022)
  • Advising Air Castle in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022)
  • Assisting Avolon in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022 – 2014)
  • Advising ICBC in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022)
  • Advising KDAC in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022)
  • Advising DAE in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircrafts (2022)
  • Advising Pechel et BPI France on the OBO transaction of Groupe Louis Tellier (2022)
  • Advising Clear Channel France on its day-to-day operations (2022-2018)
  • Assisting a private real estate fund in connection with the financing and refinancing of the portfolio and subsequent acquisitions (2022 – 2016)
  • Advising Groupe Trèves on its refinancing with French law governed bonds: « obligations relance » and for its day-to-day operations (2022-2021)
  • Advising Sipartech on its financing (2021)
  • Advising Ardent Finance on the sale of Gaming One to CVC Partners (2021)
  • Advising Ardian Growth et Isatis Capital on the Digital Value LBO (2021)
  • Advising BNP Paribas Fortis on the financing of groupe Galva Power (2021)
  • Advising Thésée Data Center on the issuance of bonds (2021)
  • Advising ING Belgium NV/SA on the financing of Watson & Crick Hill SComm and Kadans Science Partner I BE SComm (2021)
  • Advising Belfius Banque on the financing of groupe Efficy (2020)
  • Advising Patrim One Assurances on the MBO sponsorless financed by Indigo Capital (2020)
  • Advising Andera Partners on the OBO sponsorless of Groupe Sfeir (2020)
  • Advising Arturia and its founder in connection with an OBO transaction financed by a mezzanine financing provided by EMZ Partners and the setting up of an employee investment plan (2019)
  • Advising Montefiore Investment on its majority investment in the holding company of Les BigBoss, an event-driven company specialized in generating BtoB leads (2019)
  • Assisting Omnes Capital on the mezzanine financing of the secondary LBO of Nord Coffrage (2019)
  • Assisting Moma Group on its investments financing (2019)
  • Assisting Fiduciam for its real estate investment in France (2019 – 2018)
  • Advising Omnes Capital in connection with its mezzanine financing of the sponsorless OBO on Marquetis & Co, a digital communication agency (2018)
  • Assisting URICA in setting up a French securitization fund (fonds commun de titrisation) and on the day-to-day management of such securitization fund (2018 – 2016)
  • Assisting Total Engine Asset Management in connection with the acquisition, leasing, financing, refinancing of aircraft engines (2017)
  • Assisting Octopus Investment in connection with the internal reorganization of their French photovoltaic plants portfolio (2016 – 2015)
  • Assisting CDC in connection with the acquisition of several minority stakes in renewable energy portfolios (2016)
  • Assisting Endless LLP in connection with its purchase of Charpentes Françaises (pre-insolvency operation) (2016)
  • Assisting Solarig in relation to the sale of its photovoltaic portfolio France (2016)
  • Assisting Atari in the restructuring of their debt with one of their creditors (2015)
  • Assisting XL Airways in connection with the restructuring of the 500M€ company and research of investors (2015)
  • Assisting JLG/Oshkosh in the restructuring of its subordinated bonds (2015)
  • Assisting Eurostar in relation to the judicial insolvency of one of its major supplier (CEIT) (2014)
  • Assisting Football club of Valenciennes, VAFC, in relation to its judicial insolvency and funding research (2014)
  • Assisting Rio Tinto in relation to the judicial insolvency of two of its major suppliers (2014)
  • Assisting UBS in relation to the 250M€ debt restructuring of the building Rive Defense (2014)


PRACTICES
——
Banking and Finance
Restructuring


AREA OF EXPERTISE
——
Aircraft
Real Estate

 


LANGUAGES
——
French
English

iconekeszler

11 RUE AUBER
75009 PARIS
+33 1 83 62 08 56

© 2018 LEVINE KESZLER

11 RUE AUBER
75009 PARIS
+33 1 83 62 08 56

© 2018 LEVINE KESZLER