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Allen & Overy advises Weinberg Capital Partners on the refinancing of Besson Chaussures’ unitranche debt

Allen & Overy Paris has advised Besson Chaussures and its shareholder, the investment company Weinberg Capital Partners, in connection with the refinancing of its unitranche debt initially subscribed in 2018.

Allen & Overy Paris has advised Besson Chaussures in the subscription of a senior debt in an amount of over EUR100 million and a EUR35 million subordinated debt.

This refinancing operation has been made in the context of the steady growth which the group has known since 2018. Besson Chaussures is now the second French shoe retailer in peripheral areas.

The transaction involved the Paris office of Allen & Overy, with a team composed of Géraldine Lezmi (partner), Adrien Repiquet (senior associate), Constance Frayssineau (associate), Cassien Beudet (associate) and Chloé Schweiger.