Thomas Doyen

Associate

Paris
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
21-23 rue de la Ville l'Evêque
75008 Paris
T +33 1 53 43 45 22
F +33 1 40 06 96 06
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Thomas Doyen is a senior associate in the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department. Thomas has developed important experience in major French pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings cases as well as out-of-court and complex cross-border restructuring matters, acting on behalf of debtors, sponsors, and hedge funds, especially with respect to distressed leverage buy out (LBO) cases (including loan-to-own strategies). He also benefits from extensive experience advising corporate entities or special situations funds on presenting bid offers of distressed businesses and companies and has been regularly involved in restructuring litigation cases and distressed merger and acquisition situations.

Thomas is a member of Institut Français des Praticiens des Procédures Collectives (IFPPC), INSOL Europe and Association des Jeunes professionnels du Restructuring (AJR).

Thomas also regularly intervenes and lectures in front of business law students on restructuring matters.


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Thomas Doyen is a senior associate in the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department. Thomas has developed important experience in major French pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings cases as well as out-of-court and complex cross-border restructuring matters, acting on behalf of debtors, sponsors, and hedge funds, especially with respect to distressed leverage buy out (LBO) cases (including loan-to-own strategies). He also benefits from extensive experience advising corporate entities or special situations funds on presenting bid offers of distressed businesses and companies and has been regularly involved in restructuring litigation cases and distressed merger and acquisition situations.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Willkie, Thomas was an associate in the restructuring department of the French law firm, Bredin Prat.

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • Conference HEC Positive Restructuring with the Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises (ARE): “Why companies get into trouble and how to rescue them?” (with Olivier Marion and Claude Dampierre) (13/09/2017).
  • Interview Mayday (with Alexandra Bigot): “Vivarte enfin libérée de sa dette” (18/12/2019)
  • Option Droit et Affaires n° 308, 18 May 2016 (with Alexandra Bigot) : « La location-gérance au cœur des cessions d’entreprises en difficultés »