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Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Work +352 44 66 440
Fax +352 44 22 55
Hong Kong, Luxembourg

Pit Reckinger

Work +352 44 66 440
Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Work Department

Corporate, mergers & acquisitions, Capital markets (debt and equity), Banking and financial services, Insurance and reinsurance, Regulatory and compliance, Real estate  /  Acquisition structuring, Foundation, non-profit organisations and philanthropy


Partner Pit Reckinger advises banks, insurance companies, corporations and private equity funds in corporate, regulatory and capital market transactions as well as on a continuous basis for corporate housekeeping and compliance matters. His areas of expertise focus specifically on mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ agreements and financing documents, IPOs and listings, licensing and regulatory approvals, bank secrecy, aspects of money laundering and compliance issues.

Pit publishes contributions in banking law, inter alia, in the areas of banking regulation, shadow banking, bank confidentiality and money laundering as well as company law. He regularly participates in conferences on subjects related to banking law, securities law and company law.


Pit Reckinger worked with “Linklaters & Paines” (London) in 1990/1991. He has been a partner in the corporate, banking and finance group of the firm since 1994. He is member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1990.


He is fluent in French, German, English and Luxembourgish.


He is lecturer on the EU Passport at the University of Luxembourg, chairman of the Commission droit économique of the Luxembourg Bar, co-Chair of the Securities Law Committee of the IBA (International Bar Association), vice Chairman of the National Committee of the AEDBF Luxembourg (Association Européenne pour le Droit Bancaire et Financier).
He is member of the Board of Trustees of André Losch, Fondation and member of the Board of Trustees of Fondation André et Henriette Losch.


Pit Reckinger is “maître en droit” and holds a DEA in business law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He became a member of the Luxembourg Bar in 1990.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

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.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Pit Reckinger  - Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.

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