May 11, 2004 – LAWFUEL – Jonathan Nabarro is a leading player in the French LBO and leveraged finance market. He has joined Allen & Overy Paris’ banking and finance practice today, Monday 10 May 2004, as a Partner.
In the Paris banking and finance department, Jonathan will specialise in leveraged finance and will continue to develop and strengthen the existing acquisition finance and private equity practice.
Jonathan Nabarro (42 years old) was admitted at the Paris Bar in 1992. Prior to joining
Allen & Overy, Jonathan was a partner at Ashurst where he advised European and US banks, mezzanine lenders and private equity houses on the financing of numerous leveraged buy-outs, public-to-private transactions, take-over bids and strategic corporate acquisitions and restructurings.
Jonathan is particularly well known by the French banking and finance community.
Jonathan also has extensive experience in advising on asset finance, structured finance, trade and export finance and project finance transactions.
Rod Cork, partner, comments on Jonathan’s arrival:
“We are extremely excited that Jonathan is joining us in Paris. Recognised as a leveraged finance market leader in France, Jonathan will give us additional strength and expertise to our European leveraged finance practice and to the Paris banking practice”.
Luc Rentmeesters, partner, adds:
“His client base is extremely complementary with Allen & Overy’s existing client base. We expect to benefit considerably from synergies with regards to our cross-border and French leveraged finance practices, and he will assist in continuing to develop our Private Equity practice”.