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Loyens & Loeff

18-20 RUE EDWARD STEICHEN, 2540 LUXEMBOURG
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Work +352 46 62 30
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Fax +352 46 62 34
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www.loyensloeff.lu
Amsterdam, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, New York and 5 more

Luxembourg

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

Loyens & Loeff

At the ‘commercial’ four-partner team at Loyens & Loeff, the ‘experiencedJudith Raijmakers advised the syndicate of lenders on the $1.5bn financing of Ternium Investments, part of which was used to finance the acquisition of Thyssenkrupp Slab International. Vassiliyan Zanev has ‘a wealth of experience in structured finance deals’; Anne-Marie Nicolas is ‘client-oriented’; and ‘constructive and helpful’ senior associate Antoine Fortier is responsible for developing the firm’s fund finance offering. Cédric Raffoul, who was promoted to the partnership in January 2017, heads the capital markets team and recently represented Poland's second largest mobile network operator, Play Communications, on its €1bn IPO on the Warsaw stock exchange.

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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 ‘responsive’ five-partner team handles cross-border public and private equity M&A transactions, where it is able to draw on the firm’s ‘first-rate’ tax structuring capability. Guy Palmaers advised Ring International Holding on its €520m sale of the Helios Group to Kansai Paint. Michael Scott is ‘adept at identifying innovative legal solutions within the Luxembourg framework’ and Jean-Baptiste Beauvoir-Planson has ‘a commercial’ approach and focuses on corporate and M&A work with a French nexus.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff provides ‘a responsive’ service to clients across a range of financial and corporate litigation, both independently as well as alongside other offices within the firm’s Benelux network. Team head Véronique Hoffeld and senior associate Farah Jerajmake a very good team and are excellent at client management’. Hoffeld is representing an investor in the enforcement of an arbitral award, rendered under the ICSID procedure. Cécile Henlé regularly handles tax litigation.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff’s team head Annie Elfassi has ‘extensive employment law knowledge’ and provides ‘proactive and effective’ advice to employers on the employment law aspects of reorganisations, as well as on pensions and benefits matters where clients also benefit from advice which often includes input from the firm’s accomplished tax team.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 3

Loyens & Loeff

At Loyens & Loeff, generalist commercial and litigation lawyer Véronique Hoffeld, who handles e-commerce, data protection and IP-related commercialisation work, is representing a multinational luxury fashion company in a case concerning alleged breach of copyright and community design infringement.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Headed by Marc Meyers, Loyens & Loeff’s three-partner team provides an ‘outstanding’ service across the panoply of regulatory, transactional and operational issues impacting the alternative funds market. Thibaut Partsch recently advised EQT on the structuring and establishment of a new unregulated Luxembourg private equity fund platform. The ‘creative and knowledgeableMax Welbes is ‘experienced in non-standard structures’, particularly those involving a German nexus.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff provides ‘a professional and responsive’ service on fund formation and complex M&A matters. Guy Palmaers and Michael Scott, who is ‘becoming a leader at implementing complex private market strategies’, are recommended.

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

Loyens & Loeff

Closely integrated with its strong tax offering, Loyens & Loeff’s team provides effective advice on a range of transactional, real estate-related structuring and disputes work. Véronique Hoffeld assisted multinational dairy company Fage with the acquisition of several land plots to construct a new factory.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Loyens & Loeff

Co-headed by Jochem van der Wal and Pieter Stalman, Loyens & Loeff’s ‘high-quality’ eight-partner team has the critical mass to handle a tremendous volume and breadth of work across direct and indirect tax on a standalone basis and in tandem with corporate and investment management practitioners at the firm. Cecile Henlé has ‘an excellent knowledge of international tax structuring’ and is ‘proficient with complex fiscal realities’. Simon Paulcombines technical expertise with practical application’. At an associate level, the ‘client-oriented and business-mindedGeorges Simon and Nadège Le Gouellec are noted.

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Legal Developments by:
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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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