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Bonn Steichen & Partners
2 RUE PETERNELCHEN
BUILDING C2
2370 HOWALD LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg

Tax Tier 1

Bonn Steichen & Partners' 11-strong team provides a 'superior service' to a range of international and domestic clients, both on standalone tax matters, as well as in the context of transactional work handled by the firm. Particular areas of strength include Luxembourg tax structuring for financial sponsors on their M&A, as well as advising creditors on the Luxembourg tax implications related to large debt exposure with regard to international insolvency mandates. The 'very experiencedAlain Steichen heads up the team and, as well as his advisory and transactional-related work, is also noted as one of the country's foremost tax litigators. Counsel Daniel Riedel is 'very competent' across a range of day-to-day tax advisory or compliance work, structuring and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Alain Steichen

Other key lawyers:

Gaëlle Felly; Pol Mellina; Daniel Riedel

Testimonials

The practice is very focused on the needs of the client and of delivering a superior service. They are on top of everything throughout the process and take care of things for the client.

Alain Steichen and Daniel Riedel are very commercial and understand the practical requirements of the client and they combine this with excellent technical knowledge and experience to deliver superior advice.

Alain Steichen is a very experienced partner.

Daniel Riedel is very competent.

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Global Infrastructure Partners

Luxembourg State

Catalyst Capital

Index Ventures

Apax

B2Holding

DDM

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

JR AMC Co. Limited

Cromwell Property Group

Committee of Lenders – Skillsoft

Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Intelsat S.A. et al.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Bonn Steichen & Partners advises lenders and borrowers on a broad array of conventional and more esoteric financing structures (including fund financing), both on the capital markets front and on the bank loan side. Team head Laurent Lazard 'has an encyclopedic knowledge of corporate structures and financing considerations', particularly as it relates to securitisation matters. Praised for her 'drive, commitment and knowledge', Nuala Doyle also handles structured finance matters, as well as broader debt and equity capital mandates.

Practice head(s):

Laurent Lazard

Other key lawyers:

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet; Nuala Doyle

Testimonials

‘Laurent Lazard and his team are market leaders.’

‘Laurent Lazard has an encyclopedic knowledge of corporate structures and financing considerations.’

‘I was impressed by the drive, commitment and knowledge of Nuala Doyle.’

Key clients

IVS Group S.A.

ADO Properties S.A.

Biotoscana Investments SA

Eurosender

Goldman Sachs International

ACREFI Mortgage Lending, LLC

Bayerische Landesbank

VTB Bank (PJSC)

ABSA Bank

Solutions 30 SE

LLC Sberbank Investments

B2Kapital Holding S.à r.l.

Novus Capital Luxembourg S.A. (SPV set up by Nomura)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

The 'responsive and super helpful' team at Bonn Steichen & Partners is appreciated by funds and corporates for its M&A expertise and ability to effectively structure transactions, by virtue not only of the firm's corporate strength but also its strong pedigree on the tax front. The team also regularly counsels board members on corporate governance issues and provides ongoing corporate and commercial advice to some clients which have signed up to a monthly subscription fee. The 'very knowledgeablePierre-Alexandre Degehet is active across the spectrum of corporate and commercial work, and is also increasingly busy advising fintech and startups across a range of corporate and regulatory issues. Linda Harroch heads up the private equity function at the firm.

Other key lawyers:

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet; Linda Harroch; Jean Steffen; Christèle Pierre-Alexandre; Cécile Jager

Testimonials

Responsive and super helpful full-service team covering corporate and tax issues.’

‘They are very hands on and approachable, and have a good knowledge of the industry they are active in.’

‘Pierre-Alexandre Degehet is very knowledgeable, aware of what is going on in the financial and fintech sector and has great interpersonal skills.’

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Global Infrastructure Partners

Solutions 30 SE

Avaloq

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets, and Crédit Agricole Assurances

Eurosender S.A.

IVS

EBURY

Zoetis Inc.

Laboratoire Lescuyer

Biotoscana Investments SA

Pfizer

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Able to call upon the expertise of numerous 'talented and experienced individuals', Bonn Steichen & Partners provides a 'very business-oriented' service to clients on many of their most sensitive and complex commercial and white-collar disputes. 'Dynamic, responsive and client-friendly' team head Fabio Trevisan excels at handling cross-border disputes, and as a result of his Italian heritage is particularly skilled at representing clients with a connection to that country. Laure-Hélène Gaicio-Fievez  has a 'strong reputation in cross-border litigation', including in relation to enforcing and obtaining freezing injunctions in international arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Fabio Trevisan

Other key lawyers:

Anne Morel; Laure-Hélène Gaicio-Fievez

Testimonials

‘The firm is composed of very talented and experienced individuals.’

‘The small and dedicated team is very business-oriented and has a strong international focus.’

‘The corporate crime practice is very strong.’

‘Fabio Trevisan is dynamic, responsive and very client-friendly. He has an excellent capacity for communicating the important aspects of a matter to the client honestly and precisely.’

Laure-Hélène Gaicio-Fievez is creative and efficient.’

Key clients

Laurent Van der Weyen

Galapagos

Ferrero

CLMG

Italian holding company (multiple industry sectors)

Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Employment Tier 2

The 'approachable and responsive' six-strong team at Bonn Steichen & Partners provides 'practical advice' to employers, on everything from day-to-day HR assistance, through to larger-scale mandates, including collective bargaining and advice on termination processes. Team head Anne Morel provides 'responsive and succinct advice', including on many matters with an international dimension.

Practice head(s):

Anne Morel

Other key lawyers:

Harmonie Méraud; Pauline Wirtzler

Testimonials

‘We frequently work with the team on international projects, as they are very responsive and provide excellent, but usable advice. ’

‘Very approachable, friendly folks, that are very responsive and always push the envelope to get things done. ’

‘Very well-connected internationally. Hands-on practical advice.’

‘Anne Morel provides responsive and succinct advice.’

Private equity Tier 2

Bonn Steichen & Partners provides a 'hands-on and very approachable service' to private equity and venture capital funds, including Advent International and Index Ventures, on the Luxembourg aspects of their transactional work. Team head Linda Harroch is well-versed in advising financial sponsors on fund formation, as well as on the structuring and financing of international buy-out transactions.

Practice head(s):

Linda Harroch

Other key lawyers:

Jean Steffen; Christèle Pierre-Alexandre; Béatrice Boulord; Michaël Kitai; Yseult Tournebize

Testimonials

The firm provides a hands-on and very approachable service.’

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Global Infrastructure Partners

Advent International

Index Ventures

Investment funds Tier 3

Now headed by Evelyn Maher, following Luc Courtois' departure to NautaDutilh at the beginning of 2020, Bonn Steichen & Partners' seven-strong team advises fund promoters and asset managers on the structuring and establishment of a wide range of funds, including UCITS and AIFs. As well as her expertise on the structuring front, Maher is also well-equipped to handle ongoing operational and regulatory matters throughout the fund's lifecycle.

Practice head(s):

Evelyn Maher

Other key lawyers:

Isabel Høg-Jensen; Marylou Poncin

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Department Name Email Telephone
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Laurent Lazard llazard@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Laurent Lazard llazard@bsp.lu
Capital Markets Laurent Lazard llazard@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Laurent Lazard llazard@bsp.lu
Insolvency & Restructuring Laurent Lazard llazard@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Jean Steffen jsteffen@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Jean Steffen jsteffen@bsp.lu
Private Equity Jean Steffen jsteffen@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Pierre-Alexandre Degehet padegehet@bsp.lu
Capital Markets Pierre-Alexandre Degehet padegehet@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Pierre-Alexandre Degehet padegehet@bsp.lu
Startup & Fintech Pierre-Alexandre Degehet padegehet@bsp.lu
AML Compliance Anne Morel amorel@bsp.lu
Data Protection & Privacy Anne Morel amorel@bsp.lu
Employment, Compensations & Benefits Anne Morel amorel@bsp.lu
Intellectual Property & General Commercial Anne Morel amorel@bsp.lu
Litigation Anne Morel amorel@bsp.lu
Arbitration Fabio Trevisan ftrevisan@bsp.lu
Insolvency & Restructuring Fabio Trevisan ftrevisan@bsp.lu
Litigation Fabio Trevisan ftrevisan@bsp.lu
Private Wealth & Business Planning Fabio Trevisan ftrevisan@bsp.lu
Real Estate & Construction Fabio Trevisan ftrevisan@bsp.lu
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Linda Harroch lharroch@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Linda Harroch lharroch@bsp.lu
Insolvency & Restructuring Linda Harroch lharroch@bsp.lu
Private Equity Linda Harroch lharroch@bsp.lu
Real Estate & Construction Linda Harroch lharroch@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Evelyn Maher emaher@bsp.lu
Investment Management Evelyn Maher emaher@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Alain Steichen asteichen@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Alain Steichen asteichen@bsp.lu
Private Equity Alain Steichen asteichen@bsp.lu
Private Wealth & Business Planning Alain Steichen asteichen@bsp.lu
Tax Alain Steichen asteichen@bsp.lu
Banking & Financial Services Nuala Doyle ndoyle@bsp.lu
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Nuala Doyle ndoyle@bsp.lu
Capital Markets Nuala Doyle ndoyle@bsp.lu
Arbitration Laure-Helene Gaicio lhgaicio@bsp.lu
Litigation Laure-Helene Gaicio lhgaicio@bsp.lu
Real Estate & Construction Laure-Helene Gaicio lhgaicio@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Christèle Pierre-Alexandre calexandre@bsp.lu
Insolvency & Restructuring Christèle Pierre-Alexandre calexandre@bsp.lu
Private Equity Christèle Pierre-Alexandre calexandre@bsp.lu
Private Wealth & Business Planning Christèle Pierre-Alexandre calexandre@bsp.lu
Private Wealth & Business Planning Gaëlle Felly gfelly@bsp.lu
Tax Gaëlle Felly gfelly@bsp.lu
Private Equity Michaël Kitai mkitai@bsp.lu
Intellectual Property & General Commercial Michaël Kitai mkitai@bsp.lu
Real Estate & Construction Michaël Kitai mkitai@bsp.lu
Corporate and M&A Michaël Kitai mkitai@bsp.lu
Photo Name Position Profile
 Béatrice Boulord  photo Béatrice Boulord Counsel
Mr Pierre-Alexandre Degehet  photo Mr Pierre-Alexandre Degehet Partner, Head of Corporate, M&A department | Head of Startup & Fintech…
Mrs Nuala Doyle  photo Mrs Nuala Doyle Partner
 Gaëlle Felly  photo Gaëlle Felly Counsel
Mrs Marie-Claude Frank  photo Mrs Marie-Claude Frank Senior Counsel
 Laure-Hélène Gaicio-Fievez  photo Laure-Hélène Gaicio-Fievez Partner
 Isabel Høg-Jensen  photo Isabel Høg-Jensen Counsel
Mrs Linda Harroch  photo Mrs Linda Harroch Partner
Mrs Sabine Hinz  photo Mrs Sabine Hinz Senior Counsel
 Cécile Jager  photo Cécile Jager Senior Counsel
 Michaël Kitai  photo Michaël Kitai Partner
Mr Laurent Lazard  photo Mr Laurent Lazard Partner, Head of the Chinese desk
 Harmonie Méraud  photo Harmonie Méraud Senior Associate
Mrs Evelyn Maher  photo Mrs Evelyn Maher Partner
Mr Pol Mellina  photo Mr Pol Mellina Senior Associate
 Hervé Michel  photo Hervé Michel Senior Counsel
Mrs Anne Morel  photo Mrs Anne Morel Partner, Head of Employment, Compensations & Benefits, Intellectual Property and General Commercial,…
 Christèle Pierre-Alexandre  photo Christèle Pierre-Alexandre Partner
Mr Daniel Riedel  photo Mr Daniel Riedel Senior Associate
Mrs Audrey Risser  photo Mrs Audrey Risser Senior Associate
Mr Jean Steffen  photo Mr Jean Steffen Partner
Mr Alain Steichen  photo Mr Alain Steichen Managing Partner
Mrs Yseult Tournebize  photo Mrs Yseult Tournebize Counsel
Mr Fabio Trevisan  photo Mr Fabio Trevisan Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution department | Head of the Italian…
Mr Federico Venturini  photo Mr Federico Venturini Counsel
Mrs Elodie Vincent  photo Mrs Elodie Vincent Counsel
Number of lawyers : 70
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