Rodolphe Cavroy

Partner

Rodolphe is a partner at Kalliopé, where he manages the Banking – Finance – Regulated Funds practice. He is also part of the Energy and Infrastructure and Compliance – CSR teams.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003, he acts for companies, financial institutions, banks, finance companies and debt funds, as well as investment funds, family offices and management companies, through advisory and litigation work.

He has nearly 20 years of experience in structured finance, including acquisition finance (LBOs, MBOs, etc.) and real estate finance, as well as in project finance in the field of renewable energies and in the financing of Public-Private Partnerships.

He has, in particular, developed a strong expertise in acquisition financing (LBO, MBO, etc.) on the borrower’s side.

He also advises funds and management companies on the regulatory aspects of their activity, the implementation of their documentation or products, and their day-to-day or more exceptional operations. In this respect, he has extensive expertise in real estate investment funds (OPCI).

His complementary skills enable him to offer his clients global, pragmatic and efficient solutions.

Rodolphe is also involved in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, in synergy with his partners.

Expertises

Bank – Finance – Regulated Funds

Compliance – CSR

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 PCs
  • assistance with setting up and monitoring

Real estate financing

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

Financing of projects (renewable energy) / PPP

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

Management companies

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

Regulated funds

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

Sector experience

  • Banking – insurance
  • Renewable energies
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate development
  • Transport

Membership bar

Paris

Languages

French, English

Professional background

  • Since 2013 Partner, Kalliopé, Paris
  • 2008-2013 Lawyer, Bank – Finance, De Pardieu Brocas Mafféi, Paris
  • 2003-2008 Lawyer, Krief Gordon et Associés (SBKG), Paris

Academic background

  • 2003 CAPA
  • 2001 University of Paris X-Nanterre, Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Private Law

Memberships

  • Member of AFG (Association Française de la Gestion Financière)

Commitment

Passionate about equestrian sports, Rodolphe is committed to promoting and defending the equestrian world and equine welfare.

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 EFE: “Mastering the specificities of an OPCI”

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