The Lawyer European Awards 2021
Michel Houdayer is a partner in the Finance Department in the Paris office. His practice covers a variety of finance transactions, with a particular emphasis on acquisition finance and private equity. Mr. Houdayer regularly advises leading French and foreign financial institutions, as well as investment funds and corporate borrowers. He primarily advises clients on leveraged finance (senior and mezzanine), banking, and private equity.
He is also member of the firm's Diversity Leadership Committee.
Mr. Houdayer is recognized as a Leading Individual. The Legal 500 EMEA 2022
Mr. Houdayer is recognized as a Leading Individual. Chambers Europe 2022
Mr. Houdayer is recognized as a Leading Individual. The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
According to interviewees, Mr. Houdayer stands out for his experience in the French banking and finance area. Chambers Europe 2020
Mr. Houdayer is recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
Commended for his experience in the field and for his ability to "pick out the key points” when handling complex matters. Chambers Global 2017
Praised by clients as "a great and calm adviser, who quickly understands matters." The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
Known for his “flexible and constructive” approach to negotiations. Chambers Global 2016