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Saskia Myners

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MNKS

Work Department

Corporate Finance including Corporate Structuring, Private Equity, M&A, Commercial Contracts, Real Estate, Investment Funds and Litigation.

Position

Saskia is a Partner in the Corporate department of MNKS, focusing mainly on private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions, as well as general corporate work. She advises public and private companies, private equity sponsors and management teams in the structuring and financing of international joint ventures, reorganizations, refinancings, leveraged and management buyouts, and national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. With over 12 years’ experience, Saskia joined MNKS from a leading Luxembourg law firm where she practiced in its Luxembourg office, but also headed the London representative office for 2 years, prior to which she gained valuable experience working in the London office of a prominent international law firm.

Languages

English, French, German, Luxembourgish

Member

Member of the Luxembourg Bar, 2002

Education

Advanced master degree (LLM equivalent) in business law and taxation, University of Mannheim (Germany), 2001 Master degree in corporate and tax law, University Robert Schuman Strasbourg III (France), 2000


Luxembourg

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

MNKS is particularly noted for its handling of deals involving US and UK entities. In addition to receiving direct instructions from clients, it also benefits from a significant flow of mandates from major law firms in those jurisdictions. Recommended partners include Marie-Béatrice Noble, Katia Scheidecker, Catherine Baflast and private equity expert Saskia Myners.

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MNKS

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    I. Law of 10 December 2010 relating to the introduction of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) II. Grand-Ducal Regulation of 14 December 2011 relating to the procedure for filing financial information electronically with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register
    - MNKS (formerly Noble & Scheidecker)

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