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Claude Niedner

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Arendt & Medernach

Work Department

Investment Management ; Private Equity & Real Estate

Position

Claude Niedner is a Founding Partner of Arendt & Medernach.

Career

He specialises in investment funds and works in the UCITS, hedge funds and real estate areas.

Claude is a regular speaker at international conferences on investment funds related topics.

He was a lecturer in financial law at the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France).

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, Claude Niedner worked in the capital markets department of a major Luxembourg bank.

Languages

English, French, German and Luxembourgish.

Member

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1993.

He is chairman of the Alternative Investments Committee of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). Claude is also member of the Comité sur les gestionnaires de fonds d’investissement ("Comité GFI") at the level of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier ("CSSF") as well as of the Alternative Investment Funds working group at the level of the Haut Comité de la Place Financière ("HCPF") where he participates in initiatives regarding the development of the Luxembourg alternative funds sector.

Education

Claude Niedner holds a Master's degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as a Master's degree in business administration from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris (France).


Luxembourg

Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

Arendt & Medernach provides ‘practical and client-focused advice’ across the gamut of the regulatory and operational needs of UCITS funds, in particular. The ‘commercial and practicalClaude Niedner recently advised Danish bank Jyske Bank on establishing its first Luxembourg UCITS platform. Gilles Dusemon has particular expertise in the alternative funds sector and recently advised Ufenau Capital Partners on the establishment and fundraising of its fifth-generation private equity fund, which focuses on the lower mid-market buyout segment. Florence Stainieris very aware of evolving best practice in the Luxembourg space’. The ‘fantasticClaude Kremer has a longstanding leading reputation in the UCITS space; ‘solution-orientedYves Lacroix is active across private equity and real estate funds matters; and senior associate Frank Brülin is recommended for work for regulated funds.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Claude Niedner - Arendt & Medernach

Within: Real estate and construction

At Arendt & Medernach, Christian Point has ‘a deep knowledge of the real estate market’ and recently advised Leasinvest Real Estate on the acquisition of the Mercator building from Akila Finance. Pierre Beissel handled Northwood Investors International’s €475m sale of a minority interest in French property management company Cegereal to Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC. Claude Niedner is a key name for real estate fund structuring.

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