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Alexandra Bigot

Partner, Paris Bar

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
21-23 rue de la Ville l'Eveque,
Paris, 75008
France

T. +33 (0) 1 53 43 45 5
F. +33 (0) 1 40 06 96 0
E. abigot@willkie.com

www.willkie.com

Bio: 

Alexandra Bigot is a partner in the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department, a position she has held since 2003. Alexandra is regularly involved in out-of-court and cross-border restructuring matters on behalf of debtors, sponsors and hedge funds, especially with respect to troubled leveraged buyout (LBO) cases (including loan-to-own strategies) and sales of underperforming or distressed branches of international groups. She also advises investors (corporate investors, hedge funds and recovery funds) seeking investment opportunities in insolvency proceedings and out-of-court restructuring cases. Alexandra has significant previous experience advising private equity funds in LBO acquisitions with regard to corporate, finance and tax matters. She also gained specific experience as a former private equity investor at Lazard.

Education: Université Paris XI - Sceaux, LL.M. - HEC Business School, 1990
Bar Admissions: Paris, 1994

Alexandra was named amongst the “IFLR1000 Women Leaders” in 2018 by IFLR and as 2018 “Restructuring Lawyer of the Year” by Option Droit et Affaires. Best Lawyers named her “Lawyer of the Year” for Structured Finance Law (Paris) in 2014, 2015 and 2017 and for Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Paris) in 2011, all of which were recognized in Les Echos. Since 2012, Alexandra has been ranked by Chambers Europe in the number 1 tier among leading individuals practicing in the area of Restructuring/Insolvency Law in France. She has also been recognized by Chambers Global.

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