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Laurent Schummer

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Arendt & Medernach

Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions ; Private Equity & Real Estate ; Capital Markets

Position

Laurent Schummer is a Partner and a member of the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, the Private Equity & Real Estate and the Capital Markets practices of Arendt & Medernach.

Career

In addition to general company law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and group restructuring matters, Laurent also handles takeover, equity offering and listing matters.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he was a partner at Linklaters LLP, Luxembourg which he joined in 1997.

Languages

English, French, German and Luxembourgish.

Member

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since May 1998.

Laurent is a standing member of the Mergers and Acquisition commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats. He is a lecturer in corporate law at the University of Luxembourg.

Education

Laurent Schummer holds a Master's degree in law from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Chicago Law School (U.S.A.).


Luxembourg

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Praised for its ‘in-depth banking expertise’, Arendt & Medernach’s eight-partner team has the critical mass to devote two distinct groups of lawyers responsible for handling regulatory advice and transactional work within the banking and finance sector. ‘Excellent on capital markets and structured finance matters’, the team is ‘always abreast of new developments, products and structures’; François Warken and the ‘solution-orientedLaurent Schummer advised SES on a €550m hybrid bond offering. Matthieu Taillandier advised Merrill Lynch, and others, as initial purchasers of a €500m high-yield bond issuance by an international gaming operator. Paul Mousel, Philippe Dupont and Glenn Meyer are also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Laurent Schummer - Arendt & Medernach

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Arendt & Medernach’s experienced team provides ‘a commercial and pragmatic’ service. Recent highlights include Guy Harles advising Deutsche Bank on the sale of Sal. Oppenheim’s Luxembourg asset servicing business, and Laurent Schummer’s work for UBS on the rationalisation of its European wealth management activities into one single European company.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Combining regulatory, transactional and structuring expertise, Arendt & Medernach is a popular choice for leading global funds for high-profile mandates with a Luxembourg element. Pierre Beissel recently advised Partners Group in conjunction with a consortium of investors on the over €1.8bn acquisition of Foncia. Laurent Schummer and Alexander Olliges are also recommended.

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