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Loyens & Loeff

18-20 RUE EDWARD STEICHEN, 2540 LUXEMBOURG
Tel:
Work +352 46 62 30
Fax:
Fax +352 46 62 34
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Web:
www.loyensloeff.lu
Amsterdam, Arnhem (Oosterbeek), Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, London and 7 more

Luxembourg

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

Loyens & Loeff

At Loyens & Loeff, the ‘knowledgeable and thorough’ Judith Raijmakers advised Morgan Stanley on the financing to facilitate Samsonite International’s acquisition of Tumi. Vassiliyan Zanev ‘brings a wealth of experience on structured finance transactions’, and Anne-Marie Nicolas has ‘in-depth knowledge of banking practices’.

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

Loyens & Loeff

Headed by Thierry Lohest, Loyens & Loeff’s five-partner team regularly works closely with its ‘excellent’ tax team to provide ‘very strategic’ advice on new money and distressed M&A transactions. Frédéric Franckx advised Belfius Insurance on the sale of Luxembourg-based International Wealth Insurer to Foyer. The ‘solutions-oriented and responsive’ Michael Scott has a strong reputation for advising hedge funds based in the UK and US on their investments through Luxembourg into European jurisdictions.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Led by Véronique Hoffeld, Loyens & Loeff’s litigation team handles a range of financial and corporate litigation, both independently as well as alongside other offices within the firm’s Benelux network. Hoffeld is representing a US company on the enforcement of an ICC arbitral award in Luxembourg against a state-controlled company.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff provides ‘well-thought-out advice’ across a range of individual and collective employment law issues including pensions, social security and remuneration. ‘Knowledgeable and responsive’ team head Annie Elfassi is recommended.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 3

Loyens & Loeff

Headed by Véronique Hoffeld, Loyens & Loeff’s practice provides pan-Benelux IP and IT advice and has assisted numerous companies on trade mark registrations with the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

A ‘safe pair of hands and a true business partner’, Loyens & Loeff handles the full range of regulatory, transactional and operational work for real estate, infrastructure, private equity and debt funds. Marc Meyers (who attracts praise for his ‘encyclopaedic knowledge and phenomenal experience’ heads the three-partner team, which includes the ‘pragmatic’ Thibaut Partsch and Max Welbes, following his move in July 2016 from MNKS.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Led on the fund formation side by the ‘phenomenally experienced and well-connected’ Marc Meyers, and on the transactional front by Thierry Lohest, Loyens & Loeff is noted for its ‘excellence at handling complex and technical transactions’. Jean-Baptiste Beauvoir-Planson recently advised KKR on its acquisition of Webhelp from Charterhouse. The ‘solution-oriented’ Michael Scott is also recommended.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Led by Véronique Hoffeld, Loyens & Loeff’s multi-disciplinary team acts for a broad array of clients including developers, contractors, investors and banks. The ‘experienced and well-connected’ Marc Meyers advised Tishman Speyer on the establishment of a new fund aimed at investing in, developing and selling office, residential and mixed-use properties in Brazil.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Loyens & Loeff

Co-headed by Pieter Stalman and Jochem van der Wal, Loyens & Loeff’s seven-partner team has strength-in-depth across the full range of tax issues, although its primary expertise lies in providing corporate tax advice to international and domestic clients. Other key figures include the ‘co-operative and knowledgeable’ Cécile Henlé, who has a focus on international tax law, and indirect tax specialist Thierry Charon.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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