Biography

Aude Manzo-Keszler is a Counsel in Brown Rudnick's Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Group in the Paris office.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Aude was a senior associate in the Banking and Finance team of August & Debouzy in Paris. She was previously an associate in the Banking and Finance team of Weil Gotshal & Manges Paris office and of the real estate financing tem of Gide Loyrette Nouel in Paris. Aude started her career in the corporate department of Clifford Chance Paris office. While working in her previous firms, she worked on LBOs, real estate financings, project finance, restructurings and acquisition finance in France, representing debtors, sponsors and creditors alike.

Aude Manzo-Keszler's native language is French; she is also fluent in English.

Representation

CDC in connection with the acquisition of several minority stakes in renewable energy portfolios.

Octopus Investment in connection with the internal reorganization of their French photovoltaic plants portfolio.

Avolon in connection with their aircrafts sale and lease back operations.

Endless LLP in connection with its purchase of Charpentes Françaises (pre-insolvency operation).

Solarig in relation to the sale of its photovoltaic portfolio France.

XL Airways – restructuring of the 500M€ company and research of investors.

JLG/Oshkosh – representing JLG, a $7 billion defense company in the restructuring of its subordinated bonds.

Eurostar in relation to the judicial insolvency of one of its major supplier (CEIT).

Football club of Valenciennes, VAFC, in relation to its judicial insolvency and funding research.

Rio Tinto in relation to the judicial insolvency of two of its major suppliers.

UBS in relation to the 250M€ debt restructuring of the building Rive Defense.

Coordination Committee (CVC, Carlyle, Parksquare, Credit Suisse, CQS and Avoca) in relation to the 1.8b€ debt restructuring of Mediannuaire (holding of Pages Jaunes) formerly owned by KKR and Goldman Sachs.

European Capital in relation to the refinancing of Delsey.

WFCI in relation to bond and mezzanine financing.

Petroplus, a major Pan-European oil refinery, in the context of its European liquidation, in relation to the judicial recovery of the 200M€ seized by the lenders and setting up of a double fonds trust (fiducie) for the management of such funds.

Heron Capital (London) in relation to the refinancing and transfer of the buildings Club Med Tignes and Val Thorens.

Ceva Santé (leader in animal products) in relation to a build-up and acquisition finance through a senior bond and mezzanine financing.

DRC Capital (London) in relation to the setting up of a real property mezzanine financing.

GLL (Munich based property fund) in relation to the acquisition of logistics platform in France.

GLL in relation to the acquisition of the building Atrium (Bercy).

Captiva in relation to the building Bayer and of its works.

Swisslife in relation to football club Racing Club de Lens.

Patron Capital (London) in relation to a sale real-estate portfolio.

Sojitz in connection with its taking of a 2.5% stake in the share capital of an Areva subsidiary operating the Tricastin nuclear power plant.

Education

Vermont Law School – L.L.M., American Legal Studies, 2006
University of Cergy-Pontoise – DJCE, 2005

Bar Admissions

Paris
New York

Languages

French
English
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