Firm Profile > KLEYR GRASSO > Luxembourg, Luxembourg
KLEYR GRASSO Offices
7 rue des Primeurs
KLEYR GRASSO > The Legal 500 Rankings
Dispute resolution Tier 1
Under the leadership of the 'outstanding and knowledgeable' Marc Kleyr, KLEYR GRASSO provides 'precise and efficient' advice to local and international corporates, state entities and financial services clients on complex business and commercial disputes, including shareholder litigation. Benefiting from the expertise of six partners with a focus on litigation, the firm's work extends beyond corporate disputes, to also include a significant flow of real estate, administrative and employment litigation. Pascal Sassel provides 'insightful advice' to clients, particularly as it relates to corporate finance and insolvency disputes and is a key member of the team that also includes 'the very knowledgeable' François Collot, whose primary focus is on real estate and construction cases.
‘The team is very professional and empathetic.‘
‘The availability and experience of the team is a strength and very valuable for clients.‘
‘The sharp and experienced Marc Kleyr has a smart and pragmatic approach on complex cross-border issues.‘
‘François Collot has deep knowledge and provides very appropriate advice on litigation and contractual matters.‘
IKODOMOS HOLDING SPF
HITEC Luxembourg S.A.
Ministère du Développement Durable et des Infrastructures
MITSUBISHI UFJ INVESTOR SERVICES & BANKING (LUXEMBOURG)
Employment Tier 1
Jointly headed by Christian Jungers and Philippe Ney, KLEYR GRASSO's two-partner team provides 'reactive and practical advice' to domestic and multinational corporates across the waterfront of contentious and non-contentious matters, including as it relates to terminations, social plans, immigration and restructuring. 'Brilliant' counsel Céline Defay 'always tries to find the best solution for the employer'; she is particularly strong advising on matters relating to dismissals and settlement agreements, harassment and discrimination issues.
‘The firm’s advice is always straight to the point and immediately applicable.‘
‘Sandra Rapp is always reachable and reactive; her advice is very practical and can be implemented very easily.‘
‘Céline Defay is very empathetic to the requirement of clients.‘
Carmignac Gestion Luxembourg S.A.
Real estate and construction Tier 1
Jointly headed by the 'client-focused' François Collot and 'extremely practical' Yasmine Poos, KLEYR GRASSO's three-partner team has 'excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg real estate rules'. Work includes advice to funds on their real estate investments, as well as for developers and corporates on major commercial real estate projects. The team also handles real estate and construction litigation and is noted for its 'great know-how of market practice and case law in Luxembourg'.
‘The team is extremely efficient, precise and to-the-point.‘
‘The firm is able to quickly provide you with a practical analysis and is also able to follow up with litigation in the Luxembourg courts when necessary.‘
‘François Collot is reliable and competent and provides very appropriate advice on litigation and contractual matters.‘
‘Yasmine Poos has a lot of expertise in the Luxembourg real estate and commercial property market.‘
‘Yasmine Poos and Mélanie Trienbach are very technical and have an excellent knowledge of the real estate Luxembourg rules. They are able to assist their clients in negotiation with the authorities.‘
‘Henry de Ron provides very good support.‘
Thomas & Piron
Ministère du Développement Durable et des Infrastructures
LES JARDINS DE LUXEMBOURG
Benefiting from an 'in-depth knowledge of the Luxembourg market and its key stakeholders', KLEYR GRASSO's four-partner team is well placed to advise institutional investors and multinational companies across a range of corporate transactions (including M&A, takeovers and buyouts) and day-to-day commercial matters. The 'excellent' Rina Breininger has extensive M&A capability and takes the lead on behalf of core private equity client, TA Associates, on its downstream investments and disposals. Delphine Tempé is 'absolutely outstanding' and has enhanced the firm's capability on the private equity front following her arrival in July 2018 from Dentons.
‘The team is proactive in its efforts to deliver a higher quality work product than the standard practices you find on the market.’
‘Delphine Tempé is very focused, hardworking, diligent and fun to work with.‘
‘Renata Jokubauskaite is extremely reliable and is always available to support her clients.‘
Carl Kliem S.A.
Presto Interim S.A.
Lecta Group/CVC Capital Partners
Insurance Tier 2
KLEYR GRASSO is active on both the corporate and disputes front for insurance. Recently promoted partner Henry de Ron handles insurance disputes, relating to inter alia coverage and liability, as part of his broader commercial litigation offering. Karine Vilret joined Wildgen,
Investment funds Tier 3
Considerably strengthened by the arrival in January 2019 of 'wise and seasoned professional' Jeannette Vaude-Perrin from Bonn & Schmitt, KLEYR GRASSO provides 'very knowledgeable and helpful' advice to domestic and international clients across the spectrum of regulated and unregulated alternative investment fund structures. Leveraging its strong corporate and M&A offering, the team is also regularly engaged on significant downstream investment activity in the private equity space.
‘Any fund-related questions are answered swiftly and with great insights.‘
‘Rina Breininger and Jerome Burel have a wealth of experience across transactional and regulatory matters servicing top-tier private equity clients.‘
‘Jeannette Vaude-Perrin has a strong industry knowledge and is able to provide precise and adding value advice to her clients.‘
‘The very wise Jeannette Vaude-Perrin has deep investment funds expertise.‘
‘Jeannette Vaude-Perrin has a 360 degree knowledge of the investment funds industry.‘
‘Jeannette Vaude-Perrin possesses unsurpassed technical expertise and especially benefits from her long term relationship to the regulatory administration of the Luxembourg CSSF.‘
Private equity Tier 3
KLEYR GRASSO is 'very knowledgeable of the Luxembourg private equity market'. Praised for its 'high-quality service', clients appreciate the firm's partner-led approach which enables it to handle complex and often bespoke mandates. The firm handles a significant amount of work for global growth private equity firm, TA Associates. Rina Breininger is noted for her private equity-related M&A work.
‘Fantastic quality, availability and intelligence.‘
‘Rina Breninger and Jerome Burel work well together and provide a proactive and solution-oriented service.‘
Lecta/CVC Capital Partners
IK Investment Partners
CVC Capital Partners
KLEYR GRASSO regularly acts for corporates and funds on their financing and regulatory requirements. Spearheaded by Pascal Sassel, the team also has strength in relation to restructuring and refinancing matters. Although she is primarily involved in corporate and M&A work, the 'knowledgeable and commercial' Delphine Tempé regularly advises on capital markets matters. Rina Breininger is another key name for capital markets work.
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KLEYR GRASSO > Firm Profile
Founded in 1994, the firm built up a strong reputation in litigation and advisory services to local clients. As of 2000, the firm turned towards international clients and cross-border business. Today, it advises local and multinational companies from all industry sectors, leading institutional investors, prestigious private equity houses and numerous other businesses in almost all practice areas, including key areas such as corporate M&A, restructuring and insolvency, private equity, banking and finance, real estate and construction, social and employment, dispute resolution and insurance and reinsurance.
Boasting some 50 lawyers of six different nationalities, the multilingual, flexible and accessible team is pro-active, responsive and offers personalised legal services of the highest quality. The firm has a total staff of approximately 70 persons, including 13 partners.
|Banking and finance||Rina Breininger|
|Banking and finance||Jean-Paul Spang|
|Capital markets||Rina Breininger|
|Capital markets||Jean-Paul Spang|
|Corporate M&A||Rina Breininger|
|Corporate M&A||Jean-Paul Spang|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Marc Kleyr|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Pascal Sassel|
|Private equity||Rina Breininger|
|Dispute resolution||Marc Kleyr|
|Dispute resolution||Pascal Sassel|
|Dispute resolution||Donata Grasso|
|Insurance and reinsurance||Rosario Grasso|
|Insurance and reinsurance||Rina Breininger|
|Real estate and construction||François Collot|
|Real estate and construction||Yasmine Poos|
|Social and employment||Christian Jungers|
|Social and employment||Philippe Ney|
|Social and employment||Sandra Rapp|
|Tort and criminal||Rosario Grasso|
|Investment funds||Rina Breininger|
|Me Rina Breininger||Partner – Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Securities, Public Offerings, Capital Markets.||View Profile|
|François Collot||Partner – Real Estate & Construction, Leasing, Distribution law, Civil & Commercial…||View Profile|
|Me Donata Grasso||Partner – banking and finance litigation, corporate litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes,…||View Profile|
|Me Rosario Grasso||Co-founder and Senior Partner – Anti-Corruption & Anti Money Laundering legislation, White…||View Profile|
|Me Renata Jokubauskaite||Partner||View Profile|
|Me Christian Jungers||Partner – employment and social law.||View Profile|
|Me Marc Kleyr||Managing Partner – Corporate finance and insolvency related litigation, restructuring and insolvency.||View Profile|
|Me Philippe Ney||Partner – Employment and Social Law||View Profile|
|Me Yasmine Poos||Partner – real estate and construction, public procurement procedures, civil and commercial…||View Profile|
|Me Pascal Sassel||Partner – Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance||View Profile|
|Me Jean-Paul Spang||Partner – Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and equity offerings.||View Profile|
|Delphine Tempé||Partner – Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets||View Profile|