Privat Vigand

Privat-Vigand

Privat Vigand

Partner

Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris 75008
+33 1 57 57 8099 | +33 1 57 57 80 81

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Privat Vigand focuses on banking, finance and real estate, advising leading banks and investment funds on domestic and international asset acquisition and structured finance. He has particular experience on matters relating to financing complex real estate deals and leveraged finance.

Mr. Vigand is consistently recognized as a leading real estate finance lawyer by Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 EMEA and The Legal 500 Paris. He is described as a “skillful negotiator” who “always keeps his clients’ interests in mind” by The Legal 500 EMEA and a lawyer who “constantly strives to reach an agreement between parties by delivering solutions” and “gets to the bottom of things” by The Legal 500 Paris. He is also recognized for France: Capital Markets ‒ Structured finance and securisation and Banking by IFLR1000, 2019.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Vigand was a partner at another international law firm. 

Experience
  • A leading bank on the acquisition of a building located in Paris and the capex refurbishment program aiming at transforming the property into a five star hotel and the issuing of a first demand guarantee.
  • Leading banks in regard to the financing of development and valorization of shopping malls located in France and Belgium.
  • Real estate investment companies in connection to the implementation of a credit facility.
  • A leading bank in connection to the financing of the acquisition of five off-plan student residences located in Angers, Toulouse, Marseille, Rennes and Saclay.
  • A leading bank on the financing of the acquisition and refurbishment of a real estate property located in Paris.
  • Two leading banks with regard to the refinancing of existing debt and financing of the development of a new data center.
  • A group specialized in the field of hemostasis on its acquisition of a majority stake in an American point of care diagnostic centers, from founders.
  • Lenders on the financing and leasing aspects of the creation of a real estate division by a group specializing in food retail.
  • Lenders on the refinancing of the construction of a shopping center located in Paris.
  • Lenders on the acquisition and refinancing of a portfolio of hotels located in several cities in Germany, including Berlin.
  • Leading banks on the refinancing of Data4.
  • A leading bank with regard to the acquisition of an office building located on 42-44 rue de Paradis.
  • A consortium of banks on the French and Belgian financing granted to Galimmo Real Estate with regard to the financing of its acquisitions, extensions and restructuring of shopping malls.
  • A consortium of banks on the financing required for the buyout of a portfolio of nine hotels, including the emblematic Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz Hotel and Westin Grand in Berlin, for the refinancing of the group’s existing debt and the implementation of a refurbishment program.
  • A consortium of banks on the implementation of financing and collateral required for the restructuring of the office building located on the Champs-Elysées which will have a dedicated space for an Apple store.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of the financing and collateral for the construction and creation of a luxury apartment building in Monaco.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of the financing and collateral with regard to the financing of the expansion of a Center Parcs (a building of 250 luxury cottages as well as general equipment) in Bavaria.
  • A consortium of banks on the implementation of the financing and collateral required for the construction and development of a shopping and leisure center over an area of 55,000 square meters.
  • A consortium of banks on the implementation of the debt refinancing of an office building in Bagneux.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of the debt refinancing of Timhotel, a Parisian hotel group which holds and manages 16 hotels.
  • A commercial real estate lender on the implementation of financing for general purposes.
  • An investor on the implementation of its debt refinancing.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of financing required with regard to the buyout of a portfolio of 12 hotels and their refurbishment.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of financing and collateral with regard to the development of five hotel residences located in France.
  • A consortium of banks on the implementation of financing and collateral required regarding the development of the office building Ilots des Mariniers.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of the financing and collateral required regarding the development of a shopping mall in Toulouse.
  • A leading bank on the implementation of the financing and collateral granted for the acquisition and restructuring of two hotels located in Brussels.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • University of Montpellier, DESS/DJCE
  • Université Paris-Sud XI, Maîtrise
Admissions
  • Paris
Languages
  • English
  • French