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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

Co-led by Alex Schmitt and Armel Waisse, Bonn & Schmitt's two-partner team provides a 'pragmatic and responsive service' across a range of new money financings, restructurings and regulatory matters. The team handles a significant amount of work for private equity sponsors, including Capvis, which it advised on the financing to facilitate the purchase from DBAG of a majority stake in the ProXES Group. Nicolas Widung and the 'reliable and pragmatic' Laurent Henneresse are also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

Praised for its ability 'to understand the needs of foreign clients', Bonn & Schmitt has excellent traction among numerous international private equity firms, including Capvis and Cerberus, and acts for them on their M&A activity and disposals. Frédéric Lemoine has recently handled a number of matters for EQT, including on its $2.5bn acquisition, via a Luxembourg investment platform, of SUSE from Microfocus Group. 'Very committed' senior counsel Chantal Keereman is also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

Led by Alain Grosjean and Armel Waisse, Bonn & Schmitt has a particularly strong reputation for representing financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals in commercial litigation. Waisse is singled out for her 'expertise in commercial cases relating to financial collateral', and the 'very strategic' Alex Schmitt has a 'particularly strong knowledge of the financial services sector and is able to identify quickly the issues that really matter'.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

Led by Alain Grosjean, Bonn & Schmitt's four-strong team handles a diverse range of non-contentious and contentious work for international corporates, including on the drafting and amendments of employment contracts, collective redundancies and data protection matters.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

At Bonn & Schmitt, Alain Grosjean has an excellent reputation for data protection matters and has consequently been in high demand from clients from a range of industry sectors to advise them on the implications of GDPR law.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

At Bonn & Schmitt, the 'very strong' Armel Waisse has significant  insurance law expertise (across both general and life insurance policies) and is regularly instructed by insurance companies to ensure that documentation is in accordance with local and EU laws. Senior counsel Chantal Keereman is also recommended.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

Strengthened by the recent arrival of the 'highly professional' Jeannette Vaude-Perrin  from Dentons, Bonn & Schmitt's three-partner team has significant strength-in-depth, enabling it to handle the structuring and ongoing operational needs of clients across the spectrum of retail and alternative regulated and unregulated funds. Alex Schmitt and senior counsel Philippe Corinne have provided ongoing advice to BG Fund Management Luxembourg and its three Luxembourg funds, including on the creation of new UCITS’ sub-funds and the merger of nine UCITS’ sub-funds. Other clients include Fideuram Group, UBI Banca and Carnegie.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Bonn & Schmitt

At Bonn & Schmitt, FrĂ©dĂ©ric Lemoine provides a 'high-quality service' to numerous private equity sponsors, including EQT, which he recently advised on the sale of Bureau van Djik group to Moody’s Corporation.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Bonn & Schmitt

As well as funds structuring and M&A-related tax advice, Bonn & Schmitt has developed an increasingly visible presence in exchange of information areas, including on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act matters. Counsel Gaëlle Felly is recommended.

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