Nicolas Mille

Counsel Luxembourg Legal
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Overview

As part of Ogier's Luxembourg Banking and Finance team, Nicolas specialises in real estate finance and acquisition finance in the UK, Europe and the USA. His practice includes advising on highly structured, cross-border corporate real estate transactions and he has significant experience in investment and development financings for all asset classes. Nicolas' core practice also includes advising on fund finance, including advising on investor call bridge facilities, equity bridge facilities, hybrid or NAV facilities, "equity commitment" finance structures, leverage and borrowing base facilities, or co-investment facilities.
  • Background & experience

    Nicolas is a counsel in the Luxembourg Banking and Finance team. He specialises in real estate finance and acquisition finance in the UK, Europe and the USA; his practice includes advising on highly structured, cross-border corporate real estate transactions and has significant experience in investment and development financings for all asset classes, including operational assets, student accommodation, logistics, the private rented sector, hotels and leisure assets, retail schemes, large scale developments and build to rent. He acts for borrowers, financial institutions and all types of lenders and has extensive expertise acting for the alternative lender set including debt funds, overseas banks and insurer lenders.

    Nicolas' core practice also includes advising on fund finance; his work includes advising on investor call bridge facilities, equity bridge facilities, hybrid or NAV facilities, "equity commitment" finance structures, leverage and borrowing base facilities, or co-investment facilities.

    Nicolas is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Restructuring and Corporate Recovery team. He specialises in refinancing, with experience in corporate structuring and reorganisation. His achievements include advising on scheme of arrangements restructuring bond debt and other assets issued or held by Luxembourg entities or guaranteed/secured by Luxembourg entities.

    Nicolas is also part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in subscription credit and capital call facilities as well as hybrid and net asset value credit facilities entered into by funds, with experience in advice in connection with guarantees and other indebtedness incurred by funds, including guarantees and credit support offered in support of loans made to portfolio companies. His achievements include working on the US$3,400,000,000 acquisition of a satellite communication company by one of the world's leading private equity investment groups in conjunction with a consortium of other private equity investors.

    Before joining Ogier in 2015, Nicolas was head of legal in a Luxembourg fiduciary services company. He has also worked with several top tier international law firms in Luxembourg where he specialized in corporate restructuring and M&A transactions, advising private equity houses, institutional clients, small and medium-size enterprises and high net wealth individuals.

    Nicolas holds a French master’s degree in business law (DESS Droit des Affaires).

    Admitted in:

    2005 - France
    2008 - Luxembourg

     

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  • Recognition

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    Nicolas did a brilliant job. Client feedback
    It was a real pleasure to work with you all on this challenging deal. Client feedback
    Nicolas Mille gave very speedy responses, has quite a commercial approach and the team knows their stuff. London City law firm associate, 2016
    Nicolas impressed me with his contribution.[...] Incredibly responsive; will get back to you very quickly, and when he does, it us usually a fairly concise answer. [...] came up with outside of the box solutions, which was useful. London City law firm associate, 2016
    Available when we needed him and seemed knowledgeable about the work that they were doing for us... I would be extremely likely to reinstruct Ogier for a similar transaction. USA-based director of an international corporate finance advisory firm, 2016