Yohan Slama

Lawyer

Yohan is an associate in the Banking – Finance – Regulated Funds and Energy & infrastructure teams.

A member of the Paris Bar since 2016, he acts for companies as well as for financial institutions, banks, finance companies and debt funds, as well as investment funds, family offices and management companies, and advises them both in advisory and litigation matters.

He advises his clients on structured finance, in particular acquisition finance (LBOs, MBOs, etc.) and real estate finance, as well as on the financing of renewable energy projects and Public-Private Partnerships.

He also assists funds and management companies with the regulatory aspects of their activity, as well as with the implementation of their documentation and their day-to-day or more exceptional operations.

He has developed experience in the banking and insurance sectors.

Yohan also works with Tanguy d’Everlange on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and private equity.

Expertises

Bank – Finance – Regulated funds

Energy and infrastructure

Legal experience

Acquisition financing (LBO, MBO, Mezzanine, etc.)

  • legal audits
  • structuring
  • drafting/reviewing financing documents
  • drafting/review of security documents
  • preparation/review of press releases
  • assistance with setting up and monitoring

Real estate financing

  • legal audits
  • structuring
  • drafting/reviewing financing documents
  • drafting/reviewing security documents
  • preparation / review of production orders
  • assistance with setting up and monitoring

Financing of projects (EnR) / PPP

  • egal audits
  • structuring
  • drafting/reviewing financing documents
  • drafting/reviewing security documents
  • preparing/reviewing press releases
  • assistance with setting up and monitoring

Management companies

  • structuring and incorporation
  • regulatory monitoring
  • relations and contracts with service providers, authorities, etc.
  • reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions, restructurings

Regulated funds

  • structuring and formation
  • regulatory monitoring
  • investor relations
  • service provider relations
  • authority relations
  • assistance with investments/divestments

Sector experience

  • Banking – insurance
  • Renewables
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate development
  • Transport

Membership bar

Paris

Languages

French, English

Professional background

  • Since 2017 Lawyer, Kalliopé, Paris
  • 2016-2017 Lawyer, Mounet & Husson-Fortin Avocats, Paris

Academic background

  • 2014-2015 CAPA
  • 2012-2013 Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Master II Professional in Banking and Financial Law
  • 2011 Paris-Ouest Nanterre-La-Défense University, Master II Professional in Business Litigation (work-study programme)

Memberships

  • Member of the AFG (French Financial Management Association)

References

  • Counsel to (i) legal2digital, a major player in legal publicity services and corporate formalities, (ii) the management and (iii) certain sellers (Galiena Capital) in connection with the legal structuring, corporate aspects and bank financing of an MBO without a sponsor.
  • Advising Galiena Capital and Genex Holding (Genex Group) in connection with the conclusion of an LBO loan agreement for an amount of €22 million.
  • Counsel to a pharmaceutical group in connection with the conclusion of an LBO loan agreement for the amount of €455 million.
  • Counsel to an asset manager in connection with the conclusion of a €5 million LBO loan agreement.
  • Counsel to a French renewable energy company in connection with the conclusion of a loan agreement to finance the construction and operation of a wind farm located in the Loire Atlantique department, for an amount of €23,730,000.
  • Advising a supplier of industrial equipment and solutions in connection with the conclusion of a real estate loan agreement for an amount of €21 million.
  • Advising a real estate fund, as issuer, in connection with a €30 million real estate bond issue.
  • Advising a real estate fund, as portfolio management company, in connection with the reorganisation of the group as a whole.
  • Advising a French renewable energy company in connection with the conclusion of a € 58 million wind farm loan agreement.
  • Advising a Luxembourg investment fund in the structuring of a professional OPCI (real estate collective investment scheme) dedicated to the rental of office buildings located in Paris.

Training provided

  • Training within the EFE: “Mastering the specificities of an OPCI (Real Estate Collective Investment Scheme)”

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