Henri Cazala

Associate Paris
Henri Cazala
Henri Cazala is an associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring group of Weil’s Paris office.

His practice focuses on advising debtors, investors and insolvency practitioners in a wide range of restructuring situations, from distressed M&A to insolvency proceedings.

Henri joined the firm in June 2013 after spending two years in the restructuring and litigation department of another major law firm in Paris. He also was a teaching assistant at the Paris I Sorbonne University, from which he graduated with a Master's degree in private law (2008) and a Master's degree in private international law and international business law (2009).

Henri is a member of the Paris bar. His native language is French and he is fluent in English.

Track record:

  • Altia group (one of the largest insolvencies in France) within the frame of its insolvency proceedings
  • Gerdau on its purchase offer on the activities of one of the largest French steel companies within the frame of the  latter’s insolvency proceedings
  • Air Liquide on the purchase of home healthcare activities from an insolvent healthcare group
  • AccorHotels on the takeover and restructuring of a French digital services company
  • A French industrial group on its sale by Cinven to Centerbridge Partners and Angelo, Gordon & Co
  • A major French gardening retail group on its sale to L-Gam Advisers LLP
  • A major French E-commerce group within the frame of its insolvency proceedings
  • A major Swiss fashion group on its acquisition of 69 retail stores across France from a French insolvent fashion group