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Allen & Overy advises Gecina on the transformation of its entire bond portfolio into Green Bonds

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Julien Sebastien



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Lorraine Miramond

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14 June 2021

Allen & Overy advised Gecina, the leading office real estate company in Europe, the largest private residential portfolio owner in Paris and the largest French integrated player in student housing, on the requalification of 100% of its bond issues as Green Bonds, representing a total amount of EUR5.6 billion.

The requalification of the 15 outstanding issues as Green Bonds was submitted for approval to the noteholders invited to attend general meetings for each existing series.

The success of this innovative operation highlights investors’ confidence in Gecina’s CSR strategy. Gecina has also made a commitment to issue its future bonds in a Green Bond format.

The Allen & Overy team in Paris was composed by ICM partner Julien Sebastien, senior associate Lorraine Miramond, associate Emilie Ferré and trainee Sophie Lesdos.

Gecina was also advised by Crédit Agricole CIB.