Luc Bontoux

Luc Bontoux

Counsel
Paris

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +33 1 53 67 22 75

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

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.

Education and admissions

Education

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

Representative experience

Apax Capital on the financing aspects (€45m bonds with redeemable warrants program issue) of its acquisition of the group Pheor (building technical control activity).

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).

21 Capital Partners, on the financing aspects (€15m bonds issue and €6m committed capex facility) of its acquisition of the group Kea (educational sector).

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).

Chequers Capital on the financing aspects (€80m term loan B and uncommitted capex facilities) of the acquisition of the group EBC (provider of business-to-business digital services).

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).

CVC Capital Partners and Vedici group, on the financing aspects (€725m senior facilities)  of their acquisition of the Vitalia group (leading provider of private hospital services).*

Montagu Private Equity, on the financing aspects (circa €540m senior and second lien facilities) of its acquisition of the Sebia group and its subsequent refinancing.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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