Luc Bontoux | Paris | Hogan Lovells

Luc Bontoux

Counsel Corporate & Finance


English, French

Bontoux Luc

Luc Bontoux
Bontoux Luc
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As counsel in our Paris banking and finance team, Luc Bontoux's practice involves advising sponsors/borrowers, as well as financial institutions, on cross-border acquisition and leveraged financings, syndicated loans, and general lending.

Luc joined Hogan Lovells in April 2018. He was previously an associate in the banking team of a Magic Circle firm in London for around four years (including a six-month secondment in the Beijing office). He then moved to the Paris banking team of a U.S. law firm where he spent four years.

He studied law, focusing on business, capital markets, and banking law, in France (universities of Lyon and Paris) and in the United Kingdom (BPP Law School – London).

He is registered as solicitor of England and Wales and avocat à la cour au barreau de Paris.

His native language is French, and he is fluent in English.

Representative experience

TowerBrook Capital Partners on the financing aspects (€120m bonds issue and €20m revolving facility) of its acquisition of the rail unit of the Consolis group (precast concrete solutions activity).

TDF Infrastructures, on its €300m capex term loan facility, in order to finance the capital expenditures plans and other potential M&A activity of its group (telecom infrastructures provider).

Vivalto Group on the financing aspects (€106m senior bonds program issue and €15m PIK bonds issue) of the capital restructuration of the group Vivalto (leading provider of retirement homes).

Chevrillon & Associés on the financing aspects (€99.5m bonds issue with redeemable warrants program issue) of its acquisition of the group VOIP (telecom group). 

Radisson Hotels on its inaugural €250m high-yield bonds issue and €20m revolving credit facility), in order to finance the general corporate purposes of the Radisson group (hospitality sector).

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Master in Business Law, University of Lyon
  • L.P.C., BPP University Law School
  • Master in Taxation Law, University of Paris
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Paris
Court admissions
  • High Court of England and Wales