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Elvinger Hoss Prussen

2 PLACE WINSTON CHURCHILL, 1340 LUXEMBOURG
Tel:
Work +352 44 66 440
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Fax +352 44 22 55
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Web:
www.elvingerhoss.lu
Hong Kong, Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen provides ‘business-oriented advice’ to banks, corporates and sponsors on many of the highest-profile financing mandates in the market. Karl Pardaens acted for the lenders on the financing of Bain Capital’s €239m buyout of Autodistribution. In another highlight, Philippe Hoss advised ArcelorMittal on a $3bn rights issue. André Hoffmann and Philippe Prussen are also recommended for regulatory and debt capital markets work, respectively.

Leading individuals

Philippe Hoss - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen is regularly involved in the Luxembourg law aspects of significant sponsor-driven international deals. The ‘outstandingToinon Hoss advised on Hellman & Friedman’s acquisition of Securitas, as well as on CVC’s acquisition of Linxens. Patrick Santer, Pit Reckinger and Philippe Hoss are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Philippe Hoss - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Pit Reckinger - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

At Elvinger Hoss Prussen, Elisabeth Omes and Pierre Elvinger are acting for an investment fund management company in the defence of mis-management allegations made by investors into a fund. Elvinger and counsel Nathalie Prüm-Carré spearhead the firm’s well regarded administrative and public law practice, which frequently represents clients in disputes concerning public procurement processes. Marc Elvinger is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Marc Elvinger - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Headed by Pierre Elvinger and Léon Gloden, Elvinger Hoss Prussen’s two-partner team has a particularly strong reputation advising on transfers of undertakings.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 3

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen handles a range of e-commerce, data protection, IP and IT outsourcing agreements work. Linda Funck and Pit Reckinger recently advised Quilvest on the drafting of a range of IT contracts pursuant to an upgrade of its IT system.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen’s nine-partner team handles the full range of issues associated with the structuring of alternative investment funds and UCITS. The firm was at the forefront of the industry’s push to introduce the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) into the market; the ‘knowledgeable and articulateJérôme Wigny has represented Quilvest in the establishment of the first two RAIFs in the market under the newly enacted law. Jacques Elvinger and Gast Juncker are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Jacques Elvinger - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

At Elvinger Hoss Prussen, the ‘hardworking and creativeToinon Hoss advised Hellman & Friedman on the local law aspects of its acquisition of a controlling interest in Securitas Direct Verisure Group. The ‘very strong’ François Felten recently advised Apax on the Luxembourg aspects of Top Right Group’s corporate reorganisation and on Ascential’s IPO and flotation on the London Stock Exchange. Patrick Santer is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Toinon Hoss - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen represents funds and developers across a range of transactional and litigation matters. Léon Gloden and counsel Nathalie Prüm-Carré continue to advise on the urban development of the Hamilius area in Luxembourg’s city centre.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen’s tax group provides contentious and non-contentious advice that is ‘second to none’ to domestic and international financial institutions, corporates, funds and high-net-worth individuals. The ‘brilliantJean-Luc Fischhas an excellent grasp of Luxembourg tax laws’.

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