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Baudouin Harou


Baudouin advises on banks, debt funds, financial sponsors and corporate borrowers on a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions with a particular focus on corporate, leveraged and structured financings.


Representative matters

Vertical Sea and Weinberg Capital Partners in the financing of the acquisition of Sennse by Vertical Sea.

Hayfin in the financing of the acquisition of the Vivalto Santé group, the third leading group of private hospitals in France, by Vivalto Partners (previous firm experience). 

Hayfin in the financing of the acquisition of the Batisanté group, a leading provider of compliance and security services and expert in protecting buildings and their occupants, by IK Partners (previous firm experience).  

A pool of banks in the financing of the acquisition of Sofreco and its subsidiaries by the group Ginger; a leader in France in engineering consulting in the fields of sustainable urban development, eco-friendly infrastructures and industries (previous firm experience).  

Labelys Group in the refinancing of its indebtedness (previous firm experience).   



Admitted to Paris Bar, France, 2024

Admitted to New York Bar, USA, 2020


LLM. (Master of Laws), Business law, UCLA, 2018

Master 2, French and English business law, Nanterre, 2018

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.