Vincent Poilleux is of counsel in the Paris office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practices as a member of the Derivatives, Global Finance, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice Groups.
Vincent advises funds, corporates and financial institutions on the regulatory and transactional aspects of derivatives, structured finance transactions, repos and securities lending transactions, across all asset classes and on both domestic and international projects.
He offers his strong expertise in strategic equity derivatives, including public M&A transactions related derivatives (acquisition, management, hedging and disinvestment of listed stakes), equity financings, non-dilutive cash convertible bonds, hedging of equity-linked securities (calls, call spreads, stock lending arrangements), structured share buybacks and leveraged employee stock ownership plans.
Vincent also has extensive experience in fixed income derivatives, particularly in hedging transactions in the context of all types of M&A, financing and securitisation transactions, including deal contingent derivatives.
In addition, Vincent regularly advises clients on bespoke and complex structured financings, with a strong focus on margin loans and fund financings (subscription, NAV and hybrid facilities), as well as digital bonds and other crypto-assets, joint venture structures with embedded financial products and securitisations.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in 2023, Vincent worked for four years in the strategic equity transactions team of a leading investment bank and practiced for ten years in the capital markets and structured finance teams of two Magic Circle law firms.
Admitted to the Paris bar, Vincent holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Financial Law and a Master’s degree in Business Law from Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University.
He speaks French and English fluently.
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2007 Master en Droit
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2006 Master en Droit
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2005 Maîtrise en Droit
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2004 Licence en Droit
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris