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Grégory Benteux

Partner
Head of Securitisation and Structured Finance

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Cedex
France

Grégory is a well-known expert in securitisation and covered bonds. As such, he advises financial institutions and their clients on the setting-up and implementation of securitisation programs. Thanks to his experience, he is acquainted with a broad range of assets such as trade receivables, MBS, public receivables, tangible assets, etc. As a key player, he has been involved in the setting-up of most of the French covered bond vehicles and in notable developments in this field over the last years.

He is the global coordinator of the "CMS Securitisation & Covered Bonds group".

Grégory also benefits from an extensive expertise in financing of complex receivables (factoring, tax receivables, complex commercial agreements, etc.) and in structured finance (acquisition finance, corporate finance, real estate finance, asset finance).

His legal expertise and his capacity to find innovative solutions are praised by his peers and clients as helping to achieve successful outcomes in transactions. He shares with his clients his experience of the most technical aspects (derecognition, prudential treatment) and his understanding of the operational issues of a transaction.

Grégory joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in september 2009. 

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Highly-regarded (Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Structured finance and securitisation)

IFLR1000 2019

Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Band 2

Chambers Global 2019

Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Band 2

Chambers Europe 2019

Derivatives and Structured Finance

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Capital Markets: Debt (France)

Chambers Global 2018

Capital Markets: Debt (France)

Chambers Europe 2018

Relevant experience

  • Gide Loyrette Nouel (1998-2009)
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Education

  • Institute of Science Politique of Lyon
  • Holder of masters in private law and public law, University of Bordeaux
  • DEA in business law, University of Paris I Sorbonne
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Publications

  • LBO/Capital transmission, Dossiers Pratiques collection, co-author  - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2° édition 2013)
  • Le gage de stocks, mort et enterré ?, co-author - Option Finance (25/03/2013)
  • LBO Juridique Fiscal Social, Dossiers Pratiques collection, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2012)
  • Les clauses d’attribution de juridiction dans les conventions de financement - Option Finance (26/11/2012)
  • Financements structurés et confusion de patrimoine - Option Finance (01/10/2012)
  • L’euro, « un long fleuve tranquille », Option Finance, 04/06/2012
  • Financement des ETI : what’s new ? - Option Finance (10/04/2012)
  • Financement auprès de la Banque centrale européenne et titrisation - Option Finance (07/11/2011)
  • Lettre d’intention : le poids des mots, co-auteur - Option Finance (27/06/2011)
  • La société de financement de l’habitat, nouvel outil de refinancement en matière immobilière et La fiducie-garantie d’un bien immobilier : principe et avantages, co-author - La Lettre de l’Immobilier, Option Finance (20/06/2011)
  • L’Autorité des marchés financiers se met à la page en matière d’organismes de titrisation - Option Finance (31/01/2011)
  • La titrisation, une opportunité pour le financement des PPP - Option Finance (30/08/2010)
  • Investir en dette, co-auteur - Lettre Fusions-Acquisition et Private Equity, Option Finance (21/06/2010)
  • Le financement d’actifs de propriété intellectuelle, Option Finance (07/06/2010)
  • Fonds commun de titrisation et OPCVM contractuel. Frontières et convergences, co-author - Revue Droit Bancaire et Financier (January/February 2010)
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