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The London office of Luxembourg-based law firm Arendt & Medernach is headed by Camille Bourke, who specialises in the formation of alternative investment funds and also advises on private equity transactions. It provides a complete range of Luxembourg legal services to international and domestic clients, including fund formation, banking, insurance and private equity matters as well as real estate, corporate law and tax issues. Recent work includes advising its clients in London on the Luxembourg government's approach to Brexit. Other highlights included advising Marcol, a real estate investment firm, on a growth funding facility financing for medneo, a company specialised in radiology as a service, from European Investment Bank; acting for longstanding client Orion Capital Managers, a UK-based European real estate investment firm, in setting up a new alternative investment fund under the form of a Luxembourg special limited partnership, Orion Fund V; and assisting Invel Real Estate Management with the setting up of a Luxembourg-based investment fund that intends to invest in 14 real estate commercial properties. The firm also has representative offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, Moscow, New York and Paris.

Dutch law firm¬†De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek's¬†London office, which opened in 1990, is headed by resident partner¬†Niek Biegman, whose recent work includes advising¬†Fugro on its placement of ‚ā¨190m subordinated convertible bonds and acting for on its ‚ā¨378m IPO on Euronext Amsterdam. The office¬†advises London-based clients intending to do business in the Netherlands, focusing on corporate matters, banking, M&A deals and related financing, as well as standalone debt and equity financings. The client base includes¬†investment banks, financial institutions, private equity and private and public companies. The key senior associates are Maurits ter Haar, who¬†specialises in Dutch and EU financial markets regulation, and Maarten Tinnemans,¬†who has¬†a particular focus on energy-related projects.

Houthoff's Jessica Terpstra splits her time between the London and Amsterdam offices and specialises in international financial transactions, particularly in relation to project and real estate financing; she also advises clients on banking and securities law, particularly concerning financial regulation. Investment management practice group head Oscar van Angeren also divides his time between London and Amsterdam; his work focuses mainly on the establishment of investment institutions, including private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, retail funds and funds of funds. Bas Kentie and Yorick Kool are the associates to note.

Loyens & Loeff's London office fields specialists in Benelux tax, corporate restructuring and insolvency, investment management and banking law; and the office's clients consist primarily of UK-based multinational enterprises, banks, private equity and real estate funds. Vincent Vroom heads the London office's corporate practice; he specialises in financial restructurings and insolvency but also advises on cross-border financing and structured finance transactions.

Stibbe's London office provides on-the-ground Dutch corporate, finance, securities and tax advice to multinational corporations, private equity funds,  financial institutions, and private businesses from across the world. Hans Witteveen specialises in Dutch corporate law, including cross-border M&A, private equity and corporate finance transactions.

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