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Myriam Issad


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Myriam Issad advises financial institutions, issuers and investors on numerous market transactions in the area of debt securities (bond issues, European private placements (Euro PP), EMTN programmes, subordinated notes, covered bonds, high yield, negotiable debt securities, liability management), equity securities or giving access to equity (initial public offerings, capital increases, preferred shares, convertible or exchangeable bonds, warrants, certificates) and structured derivative products (implementation and restructuring of structured derivative products (ISDA or FBF) in the context of strategic operations on quoted shares).

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Relevant experience

  • CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats (since 2013)
  • Société Générale (2011)
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  • CAPA (2012)
  • Post-graduate degree (Master 2) in Banking and Financial Law – University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (2010)
  • Post-graduate degree (Master 2) in Financial Engineering and Tax Strategy – University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (2009)
  • Master’s degree (Master 1) in Business Law – University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (2008)
  • Master’s degree (Master 1) in Management Sciences – University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (2008)
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  • Member of the Hauts-de-Seine Bar
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  • La modernisation du droit des émissions obligataires et le big bang de la représentation des porteurs d'obligations – Joly Bourse (july 2017)
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Marchés de Cap­itaux
L'équipe Marchés de Cap­itaux de notre cab­in­et d'a­vocats vous ac­com­pagne dans vos émis­sions de titres de cap­it­al et de titres de dette, par place­ment privé ou of­fre au pub­lic, en France ou sur les...


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Euro PP Ob­ser­vat­ory – Feb­ru­ary 2020
You can ac­cess the Feb­ru­ary 2020 edi­tion of the Euro PP Ob­ser­vat­ory from CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats via the link be­low.Our Ob­ser­vat­ory in­cludes both lis­ted Euro PPs (part 1) and un­lis­ted Euro PPs sub­ject...
New in­ter­na­tion­al Euro PP by the Par­agon group
CMS ad­vised Crédit Ag­ri­cole Cor­por­ate and In­vest­ment Bank (CA­CIB) on the new bond is­sue of the Par­agon group in three tranches for a total amount of €89 mil­lion, lis­ted on the Euro MTF mar­ket of the...
June 2018
CMS in­tro­duces Private Place­ments on­line Ques­tion­naire
Private place­ments are in­creas­ingly be­ing used for debt fund­ing as an al­tern­at­ive to bank fin­an­cing Find the right one for you! The mar­ket of­fers a large num­ber of Private Place­ment (PP) products...
Euro PP for Bird AM
Bird AM, a sub­si­di­ary of Groupe Réal­ités, a real es­tate de­vel­op­ment com­pany, suc­cess­fully com­pleted a new bond is­sue in the form of a private place­ment (Euro PP), for an amount of €16,250,000,as­sim­il­ated...
20 November 2017
CMS Private Place­ment Guide
Private place­ments con­sist of me­di­um to long-term ne­go­ti­ated fin­an­cings between com­pan­ies and a lim­ited num­ber of in­sti­tu­tion­al in­vestors. They of­fer strong busi­ness op­por­tun­it­ies with smal­ler and lar­ger...
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vised Crédit Ag­ri­cole Cor­por­ate and In­vest­ment...
Fin­an­cière Agache, a hold­ing com­pany spe­cial­ising in lux­ury goods con­trolled by the Arnault group, has suc­cess­fully is­sued a new private place­ment bond (Euro PP), for a total amount of €50,000,000.The...
10 July 2017
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre and White & Case on Plastic Om­ni­um's new bond...
Plastic Om­ni­um, a lead­er in auto ex­ter­i­or com­pon­ents and mod­ules, fuel sys­tems and emis­sion re­duc­tion sys­tems, has suc­cess­fully com­pleted a new bond is­sue, rais­ing €500,000,000 from in­sti­tu­tion­al in­vestors.The...
14 June 2017
Par­agon Group’s first in­ter­na­tion­al Euro PP: CMS ad­visor to Crédit Ag­ri­cole
CMS ad­vised Crédit Ag­ri­cole Cor­por­ate and In­vest­ment Bank on the Par­agon group's bond is­sue for a total amount of €52,000,000 lis­ted on the Euro MTF mar­ket of the Lux­em­bourg Stock Ex­change.Par­agon...
19 May 2017
The mod­ern­isa­tion of French law on bond is­sues
French law on bond is­sues has fi­nally been mod­ern­ised, with a sim­pli­fic­a­tion of its leg­al frame­work (1.), the "clean­ing up" of the pro­vi­sions of the French Com­mer­cial Code re­lat­ing to the masse (2.) and...
15 November 2016
€500,000,000 Bond Is­sue of Pub­li­cis Groupe: CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre...
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre has ad­vised the Joint Lead Man­agers on EUR 500,000,000 bond is­sue of Pub­li­cis Groupe S.A. The bonds were is­sued on 3 Novem­ber 2016 with a coupon bear­ing in­terest at 0.50%...
21 October 2016
USPP un­der French Law by De­loitte: CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­visor...
De­loitte, a world lead­er in audit­ing and pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices, has suc­cess­fully com­pleted its first bond private place­ment in the format of a USPP gov­erned by French law, rais­ing EUR 40 m. with a ma­tur­ity...
11 August 2016
Bond of Fon­roche In­ves­t­isse­ments: CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­visor to...
Fon­roche In­ves­t­isse­ments, a sub­si­di­ary of the Fon­roche Group, put in place bond fin­an­cing en­abling a 25 mil­lion euro fund-rais­ing, di­vided in­to two tranches of 15 mil­lion and 10 mil­lion euros, with ACOFI...