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Dentons

ATRIUM VITRUM BUILDING, 33, RUE DU PUITS ROMAIN, L-8070 BERTRANGE - LUXEMBOURG
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Work +352 46 83 83
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Fax +352 46 84 84
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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

In addition to handling a range of pure banking matters for financial institutions, corporates and private equity sponsors, Dentons' one-partner team is also 'very skilled in various fields of structured finance'. Regularly working alongside colleagues from the firm's Paris and London offices, the 'excellentStéphane Hadet has recently been particularly active  handling bridge financings for investment funds. Hadet has also been involved in numerous high-yield refinancings, including in connection with Samsonite International's issuance of €350m senior notes to help refinance its senior credit facilities. Sophie Arvieux was a new arrival from KLEYR GRASSO.

Next Generation Partners

Sophie Arvieux - Dentons

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

Dentons

Led by the 'commercial and client-focusedGérard MaîtrejeanDentons' two-partner team provides a 'responsive and attentive service' to multinational corporates and private equity sponsors on their M&A activity with a Luxembourg nexus. Maîtrejean recently advised Dubai Aerospace on its £5.8m acquisition of AWAS. Shaohui Zhang heads the office's China desk and regularly acts for Chinese investors and companies on their Luxembourg activity. Managing counsel Pawel Hermeliński is also recommended. Other clients include Johnson Control, Covalis Capital and Dana Holding.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 4

Dentons

Led by the 'knowledgeableEduard KosterDentons' 'small and effective' team provides 'practical and business-oriented advice' with regard to the structuring of regulated and unregulated funds, particularly within the alternative space. The team is also noted for its fund financing capability.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Led by the 'dedicated and solution-orientedGérard MaîtrejeanDentons' ten-strong team has an excellent reputation among high-calibre private equity sponsors, including CVC and Apax. Recent highlights include Maîtrejean and Frédéric Feyten's representation of cornerstone client, Terra Firma, on the Luxembourg corporate and tax aspects of the £5.8m sale of Dublin-based aircraft lessor, AWAS, to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Dentons

Headed by the 'very well-respectedMartine Gerber-Lemaire, and leveraging the expertise of practitioners from within the firm's banking, corporate and tax departments, Dentons provides overarching expertise to clients engaged in property transactions, involving offices, retail, residential and retirement homes. Gerber-Lemaire is regularly involved in high-profile mandates, including her recent work for AG Real Estate on the €40m sale of the Centre Descartes building to German private equity firm Blue Colibri. Senior counsel Christel Dumont is also recommended.

Leading individuals

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Led by Frédéric FeytenDentons' Luxembourg tax team is an integral component of the firm's international offering on big-ticket, cross-border M&A mandates. Feyten recently provided the tax structuring on behalf of Terra Firma Capital Partners on its €1.3bn sale of Italian solar energy company Rete Rinnovabile to Italian infrastructure investor F2i.

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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