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Dechert Luxembourg
1, ALLÉE SCHEFFER
BP 709
2017 LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg

Luxembourg > Investment funds Tier 2

Benefiting from 'good knowledge and experience in the Luxembourg fund industry' and also able to tap into the know-how and resources of practitioners based in other key fund jurisdictions, including London, Dublin and Frankfurt, Dechert Luxembourg's 'small but very client-oriented and highly competent' four-partner team provides a value-add service to many global asset managers on the structuring, regulatory and operational issues associated with their retail and private funds. The 'exceptionalPatrick Goebel has 'a fantastic overview of industry practices', particularly as it relates to real estate and private equity-related funds. Managing partner Marc Seimetz is the other main contact.

Practice head(s):

Marc Seimetz; Patrick Goebel

Other key lawyers:

Laura Rossi; Arne Bolch; Marianna Tothova; Christine Renner

Testimonials

It is a small, but very client-oriented and highly competent team.

Good access of senior partners, hands-on approach, good knowledge and experience in the Luxembourg fund industry.’

Very strong knowledge in alternative funds, in particular real estate.’

Patrick Goebel is an exceptional partner with a fantastic overview of industry practices.’

Patrick Goebel is very reliable and solution-oriented.’

Christine Renner is a meticulous associate, who is not shy to go into the details where the battle is won.’

Arne Bolch joined this team recently and strengthens the real estate investment fund knowledge of the firm.’

Key clients

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA

ITI Funds

New Capital Fund Lux

Stepstone Group LLP and Swiss Capital (subsidiary of StepStone Group)

Zadig Asset Management SA (formerly Zadig Gestion SA)

Luxembourg > Private equity Tier 2

Private equity-related work forms a key part of Dechert Luxembourg's overarching strength in the investment funds space. Working on its own, as well as often in co-operation with practitioners from across the firm's international network, the team is well-versed in setting up the Luxembourg vehicles for private equity investments, as well as advising on ongoing operational matters and the underlying transactional work. Jean-Louis Frognet is a key practitioner on the private equity transactional front and has expertise on both the financing and corporate aspects of sponsor-led deals. Managing partner Marc Seimetz co-heads the team.

Practice head(s):

Marc Seimetz; Jean-Louis Frognet

Other key lawyers:

Patrick Goebel; Laura Rossi; Arne Bolch; David De Pasquale

Key clients

ArchiMed SAS

Certares

Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe

Luxembourg > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

A significant amount of Dechert Luxembourg's transactional work relates to Luxembourg structuring advice pursuant to private equity M&A spearheaded by other offices throughout the firm's international network. Marc Seimetz and Jean-Louis Frognet are the primary contacts for corporate advice and both have an excellent understanding across the firmament of fund-related issues, including on downstream investment work.

Practice head(s):

Marc Seimetz; Jean-Louis Frognet

Other key lawyers:

Laura Rossi; David De Pasquale

Key clients

ArchiMed

Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe

Luxembourg > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 6

The 'flexible and responsive' team at Dechert Luxembourg derives a considerable amount of financing from the firm's impressive roster of alternative investment funds clients. Most of this work is of a cross-border nature and as well as including financing to facilitate downstream investment work from, among others, many real estate funds, the team is also noted for its expertise on the fund financing front. The 'responsive and diligentJean-Louis Frognet is the primary contact for work in the area.

Practice head(s):

Marc Seimetz; Jean-Louis Frognet

Other key lawyers:

Laura Rossi; David De Pasquale

Testimonials

It is a responsive and flexible team.’

Jean-Louis Frognet is responsive and diligent.’

Key clients

AGC Equity Partners

Apollo

Cheyne Capital Management

Crédit Agricole CIB

Natixis

SCOR Investment Partners

Dechert’s multilingual lawyers in Luxembourg combine profound legal knowledge with practical commercial judgment. We provide local and multinational clients with legal representation of the highest quality.

Our Luxembourg practice is widely recognized by market sources for its expert service provision in the investment funds, banking and finance, and corporate and M&A categories.

The team also forms part of a global financial services practice that spans investment hubs in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Deep expertise has made us industry leaders in the investment funds space. Dechert is the only law firm with offices in the European Union’s four leading centers for international investment funds — Dublin, Frankfurt, London and Luxembourg — and also maintains a presence in jurisdictions important to investors such as Russia and the United States.

Our Luxembourg lawyers are admitted to the Luxembourg Bar Association.

Well adapted to the multicultural needs of a strategic European investment hub, we are adept at doing business in English, French, German and Luxembourgish, as well as a number of other languages.

Department Name Email Telephone
Office Managing Partner Marc Seimetz marc.seimetz@dechert.com +352 45 62 62 23
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Arne Bolch  photo Mr Arne Bolch National Partner
Mr David De Pasquale  photo Mr David De Pasquale Associate
Mr Jean-Louis Frognet photo Mr Jean-Louis Frognet Partner
Mr Olivier Gaston-Braud  photo Mr Olivier Gaston-Braud Partner
Mr Patrick Goebel  photo Mr Patrick Goebel Partner
Ms Christine Renner  photo Ms Christine Renner Associate
Ms Laura Rossi  photo Ms Laura Rossi Partner
Mr Marc Seimetz photo Mr Marc Seimetz Partner
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