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Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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

Luxembourg

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

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

As one of the stalwarts of the Luxembourg market, Elvinger Hoss Prussen has strong direct ties with a raft of international banks and private equity sponsors, and is also a firm favourite of a plethora of top-ranking international law firms. Consequently, it is frequently involved in big-ticket banking and capital markets matters, including Toinon Hoss' representation of Intelsat on its $1.5bn senior notes issuance, and her work for Belron on the refinancing of its term loans. The team is also is also appreciated for its 'depth of expertise in relation to securitisation matters'; Cintia Martins Costa recently advised Fortress Investment Group on its investment, implementing a Luxembourg holding structure, in a securitisation of a portfolio of Italian non-performing loans (NPL) and the related refinancing of the portfolio. André Hoffmann and Pit Reckinger have a wealth of experience across both transactional and regulatory matters and are also recommended.

Leading individuals

André Hoffmann  - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Benefiting from strong ties with numerous clients in the asset-management industry, as well as corporates (including several Luxembourg-listed entities), the 'knowledgeable, pragmatic and efficient' team at Elvinger Hoss Prussen continues to handle a tremendous volume and range of corporate work. Toinon Hoss has a strong reputation within the private equity industry, and recently provided the local law advice to Cinven on its acquisition of Chryso. Patrick Santer is also very active in the private equity space, particularly on behalf of BC Partners, which he recently advised on its acquisition of PlusServe. Pit Reckinger has vast experience across a range of public and private M&A, as well as ongoing corporate governance advice and is a key member of the team that also includes recently promoted partner Thierry Kauffman.

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

Leveraging the firm's impressive roster of institutional clients and also regularly receiving referral work from high-calibre international law firms, Elvinger Hoss Prussen is regularly involved in major commercial disputes, particularly within the financial services sector. Léon Gloden is representing the local Volkswagen importer on all aspects of the Dieselgate emissions scandal. Marc Elvinger is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Marc Elvinger  - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Elvinger Hoss Prussen handles a range of individual and collective employment issues for its impressive roster of multinational clients, many of which are in the financial services sector. Pierre Elvinger handles a significant amount of employment work as part of his broad-ranging practice; he has recently advised numerous clients on GDPR  compliance matters.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 2

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Considerably strengthened on the outsourcing and data protection front by the arrival in February 2018 of Gary Cywie from Allen & Overy Luxembourg,   Elvinger Hoss Prussen has a growing reputation in the market, and is increasingly picking up instructions on behalf of its impressive roster of institutional clients, particularly within the financial services industry. Linda Funck also continues to handle a significant amount of IT/data protection-related work, including her recent advice to Advanzia Bank on GDPR compliance matters. Senior associate Emmanuèle De Dampierre has a focus on IP matters.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

A stalwart of the Luxembourg legal market,¬†Elvinger Hoss Prussen¬†has expertise across the spectrum of fund matters on behalf of a varied array of clients, ranging from boutique investment houses to large international fund promoters. Although it does handle retail work, the team is best-known across the panoply of alternative funds;¬†J√©r√īme Wigny¬†and¬†Sophie Dupin¬†have been busy establishing alternative investment fund managers for numerous international funds, including BC Partners and ICG.¬†Gast Juncker¬†has vast experience across fund structuring and regulatory matters, particularly with an Asian nexus. He has also been particularly active recently advising funds on relocation strategies post Brexit. On the transactional front, the 'outstanding'¬†Toinon Hoss¬†excels at private equity M&A work.¬†Other recommended practitioners include¬†Jacques Elvinger,¬†Joachim Cour¬†and counsel¬†Jean-Pierre Mernier.

Leading individuals

Jacques Elvinger - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Aided by a 'pervasive knowledge of the regulatory landscape', Elvinger Hoss Prussen has a particularly strong reputation in the market in relation to the structuring of private equity funds and on their subsequent investments. On the transactional front, the 'outstanding' Toinon Hoss has an excellent pedigree for private equity M&A; she is particularly active on behalf of Cinven, including her recent work for it on the Luxembourg law aspects of its acquisition of Chryso. François Felten is another key member of the team, and recently acted for Apax Europe on the placement of its entire shareholding  in Swedish-listed Capio by way of an accelerated book building to institutional investors.

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¬†acts for a wide range of real estate entities engaged in international acquisitions and disposals, as well as domestic development projects.¬†Cintia Martins Costa¬†provides financing, corporate and fund structuring expertise to real estate funds, including Nordic Real Estate Partners, which she recently advised on the ‚ā¨1.1bn financing for the acquisition of a pan-Nordic portfolio of 49 real estate properties through a Luxembourg acquisition structure.¬†L√©on Gloden¬†continues to act for property developer Codic on a high-profile shopping center project in Luxembourg city center.¬†Nathalie Pr√ľm-Carr√©¬†has expertise in urban planning law.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Benefiting from 'good contacts with the Luxembourg authorities', Elvinger Hoss Prussen is well-positioned to provide an 'excellent service' in relation to the tax input on M&A transactions handled by the firm and also on structuring associated with the firm’s market-leading fund practice. Praised for his 'high levels of dedication', Jean-Luc Fisch is at the forefront of the most complex matters handled by the team. Counsel Isabelle Gervais handles transfer pricing matters.

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