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Alex Schmitt

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Work +35227855
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Bonn & Schmitt

Work Department

BONN & SCHMITT.

Position

Partner: Financial and banking law, investment funds, private equity, securities law and regulation and mergers & acquisitions.

Career

Admitted to the Bar 1979 - Brussels, Belgium and 1983 - Luxembourg.

Languages

English, French, German and Italian.

Member

- Member of the Committee of Experts on Undertakings for Collective Investment established by Luxembourg's financial sector regulator, - Member of the Committee of Experts on Securitisation established by Luxembourg's financial sector regulator, - Member of ICSID (panel of conciliators and arbitrators of the International Centre for the settlement of Investment Disputes), - Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Education

University of Brussels, Belgium (Lic. Jur., 1978) Institute of European Studies, Brussels (Lic. Droit Européen, 1980); Harvard Law School, USA (LL.M. 1981).


Luxembourg

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

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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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

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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Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

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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