Natalie Blanc

Associate

Natalie Blanc
  • JD, Cornell Law School, 2014; concentration in Business Law and Regulation
  • LLM (French, European and International Business Law), Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2014
  • BA (Philosophy and French with a concentration in Linguistics), magna cum laude, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2010

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2020
  • Paris, 2017
  • New York, 2015
  • New Jersey, 2014
  • French

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Natalie Blanc

Associate

Natalie is an associate in the business restructuring group of Ropes & Gray’s London office. Natalie has advised a broad spectrum of clients, including insolvency practitioners, creditors and corporates, in a wide range of complex, cross-border restructuring and insolvency transactions, special situations financing transactions and distressed M&A transactions. Natalie also has significant experience advising on non-distressed debt financing transactions. 

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Natalie also spent time on client secondments within a major international investment bank and a leading credit fund.

Experience

  • Advised a global investment manager in its capacity as mezzanine lender in connection with the restructuring of a Hong Kong-based global satellite operator 
  • Advised Lebara, a European telecom business, on the refinancing of the group’s capital structure
  • Advised Bain Capital Credit in connection with a US$275 million holdco financing and related investment to support Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s US$1.55 billion Phase 1 development of the INSPIRE Entertainment Resort in South Korea
  • Advised Triton in relation to the €28.7 million refinancing of Cata Electrodomesticos
  • Advised a leading Asian investment fund on a receivership appointment over an upstream oil and gas company
  • Advised the debtors in connection with a prepackaged plan of reorganisation under Chapter 11, including advising in relation to the application of an English court judgement regarding a shareholder dispute
  • Advised a syndicate of senior secured revolving and guarantee facility lenders on the financial restructuring of a multinational heat exchange and dry cooling business*
  • Advised the purchasers on the successful acquisition of the business and assets of a UK steel company out of compulsory liquidation and the shares or assets of certain other group entities*
  • Advised the joint administrators of a UK retail company in the context of an administration sale*
  • Advised a multinational retail company on various aspects of its financial and corporate restructuring, notably the implementation of a scheme of arrangement and the refinancing of several distinct divisions*
  • Advised a credit fund on the restructuring and insolvency sales processes for a portfolio company in the pharmaceuticals sector*
  • Advised the joint fixed charge receivers appointed with respect to the assets of a real estate portfolio holding company*
  • Advised creditors on a variety of asset finance transactions, including in the aviation and maritime sectors*

*Completed prior to joining Ropes & Gray

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Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).
  • JD, Cornell Law School, 2014; concentration in Business Law and Regulation
  • LLM (French, European and International Business Law), Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2014
  • BA (Philosophy and French with a concentration in Linguistics), magna cum laude, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2010

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2020
  • Paris, 2017
  • New York, 2015
  • New Jersey, 2014
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