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Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL

Investment funds Tier 3

Benefiting from an 'excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg investment funds market' and displaying strong connectivity between key offices in private funds jurisdictions, including Dublin, Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL provides 'pragmatic and commercial advice' to alternative investment managers across all aspects of a fund's lifecycle. 'Exceptional' team head Johan Terblanche has an 'extraordinary knowledge of market practice and latest technologies', particularly as it relates to alternative funds and their  management entities.

Practice head(s):

Johan Terblanche

Other key lawyers:

Michelle Barry


The team has an excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg investment funds market, with the added advantage of “in-house” fund administration and domiciliation services through Maples Funds Services.’

The team is responsive and diligent.’

The team provides pragmatic and commercial advice.’

The commercial Johan Terblanche has an excellent knowledge of various Luxembourg fund structures.’

The exceptional Johan Terblanche is a top-notch lawyer with an extraordinary knowledge of market practice and latest technologies. His dedication is out of the ordinary and he always knows how to get the deal done with a satisfactory outcome.’

Johan Terblanche and Michelle Barry are helpful, responsive and commercial.’

Key clients

Neuberger Berman


Cardinal Capital Group

New Rhein Healthcare

Arrow Global Limited

River and Mercantile

Woodman Asset Management

Rezco Asset Management

The Rohatyn Group

Cape Ann Asset Management

Dinimus Capital

Crescendo Capital SA

Kieger AG

Pollen Street Capital

Insight Venture Management LLC

TRG Management LP

Tax Tier 3

Led by James O’Neal and strengthened in December 2020 by the arrival of Jean-Dominique Morelli  from CMSMaples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL's two-partner team is particularly well-positioned to provide the Luxembourg tax structuring advice associated with cross-border M&A handled by the firm's roster of alternative asset management firms.

Practice head(s):

James O’Neal

Other key lawyers:

Jean-Dominique Morelli; Inès Annioui-Schildknecht; Rui Duarte

Key clients

Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Headed by Marjorie AlloMaples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL advises clients from a range of industry sectors, including healthcare, energy, retail and real estate, across the spectrum of transactional and ongoing corporate/commercial advisory work. The team is, however, best-positioned to advise financial sponsors on the Luxembourg-based structuring to facilitate their downstream international investments.

Practice head(s):

Marjorie Allo

Other key lawyers:

Baptiste Aubry

Key clients

Francisco Partners


Telus Corporation

Bain Capital

Saputo Inc.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 6

Praised for its 'efficiency and strength in executing complex cross-border transactions', Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) SARL's three-strong team acts for both lenders and borrowers across a range of banking and structured finance transactions. 'Very technical and knowledgeable' team head Arnaud Arrecgros takes the lead on the majority of the office's banking mandates, including a significant number of fund finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Arnaud Arrecgros


I am consistently satisfied with the team’s knowledge, availability and efficiency and its strength in executing complex cross-border transactions.’

The team is very responsive and keen to help – it will always come up with a solution and try to help with any problems that arise on a transaction.’

Arnaud Arrecgros deserves particular mention for his strong capability in cross-border transactions and his availability to assist with urgent client matters at any time of day or night.’

Arnaud Arrecgros is very reliable and provides good quality, timely advice.’

The Maples Group, through its leading international law firm, Maples and Calder, advises global financial, institutional, business and private clients on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.  With offices in key jurisdictions around the world, the Maples Group has specific strengths in areas of corporate commercial, finance, investment funds, litigation and trusts.  Maintaining relationships with leading legal counsel, the Group leverages this local expertise to deliver an integrated service offering for global business initiatives.  For more information, please visit:

Department Name Email Telephone
Funds & Investment Management Johan Terblanche +352 28 55 12 44
Corporate Marjorie Allo +352 28 55 12 40
Corporate Baptiste Aubry +352 28 55 12 42
Finance Arnaud Arrecgros +352 28 55 12 41
Tax James O'Neal james.o' +352 28 55 12 43
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Marjorie Allo  photo Ms Marjorie Allo Marjorie is head of Maples and Calder (Luxembourg)‘s Corporate team at the Maples…
Mr Arnaud Arrecgros  photo Mr Arnaud Arrecgros Arnaud is a partner in Maples and Calder (Luxembourg)‘s Finance team at the…
Mr Baptiste Aubry  photo Mr Baptiste Aubry Baptiste is a partner in Maples and Calder (Luxembourg)‘s Corporate team at the…
Mr James O'Neal photo Mr James O'Neal James is a principal in Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) at the Maples Group, where…
Mr Johan Terblanche  photo Mr Johan Terblanche Johan is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) at the Maples Group, where…
English (fluent)
IBA (International Bar Association)
ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry)
LPEA (Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association)
American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
IFA (International Fiscal Association)
Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Other offices : British Virgin Islands
Other offices : Dubai
Other offices : Dublin
Other offices : Hong Kong
Other offices : Jersey
Other offices : London
Other offices : Luxembourg
Other offices : Singapore
Contacts : Jonathan Green, Global Managing Partner