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Jean-Christophe David



David Jean-Christophe
Jean-Christophe David



Jean-Christophe has French domestic as well as international experience on acquisition leverage financing, acting for both financing providers (senior or subordinated) and sponsors and borrowers. In addition to other general banking matters, he has also been involved in restructuring transactions.

"Next Generation Partner"

Band 4
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

"Singled out as a "very good technician," Jean-Christophe David is particularly proficient at handling leveraged finance matters for a portfolio of clients comprising multinational investment banks, financial institutions and private equity companies. He is also well known for his cross-border expertise."
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

"Highly regarded"
IFLR1000 2020: France (Banking; Financial Restructuring)

"Jean-Christophe David is praised for his ability to assist with complex transactions, with one client saying: "He knows how to handle a deal that is a bit abnormal." He frequently advises on leveraged acquisition financing, and he is also recognised for his activity in unitranche and real estate financing mandates."
Chambers Europe 2019 - France (Banking & Finance)

"Clients appreciate Jean-Christophe David for his experience, negotiation skills and flexibility. He co-heads the acquisition leveraged finance segment within the department and his clients include mainly lenders, whom he represents in both domestic and international matters." 
Chambers Europe 2018 - France (Banking & Finance)

Jean-Christophe is a recognised practitioner by Legal 500 2018.

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Restructuring, liquidation and solvent dissolution options in Australia

Australia has a well-developed and comprehensive legal framework for the restructuring, insolvent liquidation or solvent dissolution of Australian companies – both solvent and insolvent.  A number of…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021

Is sustainability really changing the M&A deal landscape?

A broad range of sustainability issues are now clearly affecting the way some investors assess potential M&A deals and allocate capital. But many are only just getting to grips with the fast-evolving…

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Master, Business Law, University Paris I, 2001

Law School, University of Cergy Pontoise, 1998-2000

MBA, ESSEC Business School, Cergy Pontoise, 1996-1999