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Jean Steffen

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Bonn Steichen & Partners

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Banking, Financial Services | Private Equity | Corporate, M&A | Tax




  • Jean manages and coordinates complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional legal projects for major local and international companies in a wide array of both financial structures and industries.
  • He is a regular counsel on structuring, negotiation and execution of complex acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, financial arrangements, corporate and tax planning.
  • Jean provides assistance on all layers of structuring and drafting of hybrid finance instruments.
  • He regularly advises private equity houses Apax, Lime Rock Partners, Cadent Energy Partners and Index Ventures.
  • He recently assisted Parker Hannifin Group in a large scale European sales company reorganisation.


English, French, German and Luxembourgish.


  • Conférence du Jeune Barreau du Luxembourg (CJBL)
  • Commission des Experts Juristes (CODEJU), a legal committee advising the Luxembourg Banking Supervisory Authority on draft bills pertaining to the financial sector.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Université de Bourgogne - Dijon, France - and ICHEC Brussels


  • Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar, 1991.
  • Université Paris I, France, DEA en droit privé  (Post-Graduate Degree in Private Law), 1992.
  • London School of Economics, UK, LL.M., 1990.
  • Université Paris I, France, Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires (Master in Business Law), 1989.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

At Bonn Steichen & PartnersLaurent Lazard has an excellent reputation in the market across a range of banking and capital markets work for institutional lenders and investors. He is, however, best-known for structured finance matters and recently established a Luxembourg securitisation vehicle to issue debt securities to a Cyprus company owned by a Guernsey partnership, and list the securities on a recognised stock exchange. Jean Steffen regularly handles equity capital markets work, and is also recommended, as is Pierre-Alexandre Degehet, whose broad-ranging corporate and banking practice includes debt capital markets matters.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

At Bonn Steichen & PartnersLinda Harroch has close ties with numerous high-profile private equity sponsors, including Advent, Bain Capital and Apax. Her work includes both fund formation and subsequent investment activity, including her recent representation of Advent and Bain Capital Private on their acquisition of Concardis. On the litigation front, Alain Steichen continues to represent Apax Partners in high-profile litigation brought by the UK Liquidators of Hellas Telecommunications. Jean Steffen is also recommended.

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