Ashurst Expands International Lending Practice in Paris with Hiring of Senior Partner


International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of Eric Fiszelson as a partner in the Paris Global Loans team.

Eric joins Herbert Smith Freehills where he was a partner in the Banking and Finance department and Regional Head of Finance, EMEA. He specializes in acquisitions, real estate financing and debt restructuring with over 20 years of experience in a wide range of sectors and products. Eric advises his clients in the context of business acquisitions, real estate financing and the restructuring of bank and bond debt. He acts on behalf of national and international lenders, borrowers and sponsors.

Eric also joins lawyer Audrey Lesage and lawyer Louis Regnard.

Anne Grewlich, EMEA Head of Global Loans and Global Markets, said Eric would be a fantastic addition to the European Global Loans team. “His extensive experience in real estate finance and his extensive experience in acquisitions and corporate finance make him the ideal partner to our existing strong European finance practice. Eric’s expertise means he will fit seamlessly into the team and enhance our offering – building on our industry focus, expanding the breadth of our offering in Paris and working within our network. integrated European. We are confident that they will play a key role in our continued success in France.

“We are delighted to welcome Eric to Ashurst,” said Philippe None, Managing Partner of the Paris office. “Eric has an excellent breadth and depth of specialist skills, and adding his reputation and expertise to our strong global bank will be a great asset. These are key strategic hires for the Paris office, reflecting our aim to continue to invest and strengthen our offer in Paris. We have recently made several critical recruitments in Paris, with Olivier Dorgans, François Hellot and Agathe Motte, and we continue to push forward our ambitious growth strategy. Eric, Audrey and Louis will be an excellent addition.”

Eric added that he was looking forward to joining the company. “Ashurst is a company that is strategically focused on developing and expanding its global financial offering which I am delighted to contribute to. The company’s clear drive to innovate and accelerate change sets it apart in the market, and I look forward to working with the global team to deliver exceptional results for our customers. »

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