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Bonn Steichen & Partners, Luc Courtois, Luxembourg,

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Luc Courtois

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Bonn Steichen & Partners

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Investment Management


Partner, Head of the Investment Management department


  • Luc has been active in the investment fund practice for more than twenty years.
  • He assists fund managers in complying with the AIFMD requirements in the most efficient way.
  • Luc specialises in setting up UCITS and other regulated and non-regulated investment vehicles, including real estate funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, carbon funds and debt funds. He also assists management companies in developing their activities, both in Luxembourg and abroad.
  • He recently participated in the structuring of an innovative private debt fund investing particularly in LBO transactions and in funds investing in tangible assets like diamond.
  • Luc advises several bank groups when dealing with the restructuration of their management companies in Luxembourg.
  • He assists UCITS and management companies in their compliance with UCITS V and in developing new products.
  • Luc assisted in the launch of SIFs acting in the renewable energy and carbon finance mechanism sectors.


English, French.


  • Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Lecturer in investment fund law at the Institut de Formation Bancaire Luxembourg (IFBL)
  • Board member of various investment funds and management companies.
  • Luxembourg Brazil Business Council (LBBC)


  • Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar, 1994.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, USA, LL.M., 1995.
  • Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Licence en droit (Bachelor in Law), 1993.
  • Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Affaires Publiques et Internationales (Education in Public and International Affairs), 1993.


Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

Led by Luc CourtoisBonn Steichen & Partners' two-partner team acts for investment managers and fund promoters across the investment life-cycle, from fund establishment, through to ongoing operational and regulatory requirements, and fund termination. Active across both retail and alternative fund segments of the market, Courtois is regularly instructed by clients to review their current investment platforms with a view to potentially rearranging and consolidating, in order to maximise efficiencies and profitability. He recently advised the alternative investment fund management of Italian asset manager, The Fondaco Group, by the request of institutional investors, on the potential for establishing a Luxembourg-domiciled specialised investment fund investing in Italian non-performing loans. Evelyn Maher is also recommended.

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