Antoine Lochet

Practice area
  • Banking and finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial & Company Law
  • Energy Law
  • Eu law


Education
  • Postgraduate diploma in Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance law, University of Paris La Défense, 2016
  • Admitted in Paris 2013
  • Admitted in Iceland 2010
  • MA in European Business Law, University of Paris X Nanterre, 2006
  • Postgraduate degree in European and Comparative Business Law delivered by the University of Warwick (UK), University of Saarbrücken (Germany), and University of Lille II, France, 2005
  • License in law, University of Lille II, 2003


LANGUAGES
French Icelandic English German
Recent cases
Financing to Marel

BBA//Fjeldco acted as the Icelandic legal adviser to ABN AMRO, BNP  Paribas, Danske Bank, HSBC, ING Bank, RaboBank and UniCredit in relation to a  EUR 700 million sustainability-linked syndicated credit facility to Marel hf.

 Marel hf. (NASDAQ: MAREL; AEX: MAREL) is a leading global provider  of advanced food processing equipment, systems, software and services to the  poultry, meat and fish industries.

 Marel is by far the largest listed company in Iceland. This  financing gives Marel increased operational and strategic flexibility and  supports the company’s long term strategy. The margin incentive structure  linked to Marel performance relating to the environment, gender equality and  health and safety.

Legal adviser to Japan Bank for International Cooperation

BBA//Fjeldco provided legal advice to Japan Bank for International  Cooperation’s (JBIC) New Energy and Power Finance Department in relation to a  JBIC buyer’s credit to HS Orka (Icelandic Borrower). The credit was  guaranteed by Landsbankinn and the transaction valued at USD 10 million.

Credit facility to Össur hf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as the Icelandic legal adviser to the European  Investment Bank in relation to a EUR 69 million credit facility to Össur hf.,  a leading global provider of non-invasive orthopaedics equipment.

BBA//Fjeldco is assisting governmental bodies in Djibouti in preparing a legal and regulatory framework

BBA//Fjeldco is assisting governmental bodies in Djibouti in preparing a legal and regulatory framework governing the research and development of the geothermal resources in Djibouti.

BARCLAYS BANK, SEB, ING BELGIUM , ARION BANK AND BNP PARIPAS

BBA//Fjeldco advised Barclays Bank, SEB, ING Belium, Arion Band and BNP Paripas in relation to a USD 150 million credit facility to Landsvirkun, the national power company of Iceland.

Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC)

BBA//Fjeldco advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation’s (JBIC) New Energy and Power Finance Department/ Infrastructure and Environment Finance Group in relation to a JBIC Buyer’s Credit of HS Orka.

Arion Banki

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to Arion Bank hf. in relation to the refinancing of the Scandinavian travel and airline operator Primera Travel Group.

Danske Bank, Nordea Bank

BBA//Fjeldco acted on behalf of Danske Bank and Nordea Bank in relation to the financing of Össur hf, a global leader in non-invasive orthopedics that is listed on the NASDAQ QMX Copenhagen Stock Exchange. The transaction amounted up to USD 245,000,000 and EUR 70,000,000.


Innergex Renewable Energy

BBA//Fjeldco acted as a legal advisor to Innergex Renewable Energy in the acquisition of Alterra Power Corp., that holds a majority stake in the Icelandic energy producer HS Orka hf. The transaction amounted to the value of USD 1.1 Billion.


Financing of Össur hf.

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to Nordic Investment Bank in relations to EUR 50 million financing of Össur hf.

Our People

IS

EN