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Corporate and M&A

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Acquisition of railway freight cars – MOLITOR acted as Luxembourg counsel to a listed German investment company in an acquisition of railway freight cars from a US group, to become one of Europe’s top private freight car rental companies. MOLITOR assisted in the due diligence, negotiation of acquisition and financing arrangements with an Austrian bank, and post-closing migration of the Luxembourg target to Germany.

Sale of subsidiary and repatriation of proceeds – MOLITOR assisted a London-based private equity firm investing in mid-market companies on all Luxembourg law aspects of the sale of an Italian subsidiary specialising in regeneration of used motor oil by a Luxembourg holding entity (the seller), the finance documents in relation to the sale, and the organisation of the repatriation of the sales proceeds to the limited partners.

Global project coordination – MOLITOR was retained by a large Asian Bank as Luxembourg counsel and global project coordinator to advise on a potential establishment of a European headquarters of the bank by way of a cross-border corporate reorganisation of the bank’s European business centred in Luxembourg, and reorganising their existing European presence.

Acquisition of 14 French solar projects – MOLITOR acted as Luxembourg counsel of a Korean asset manager of a Korean fund backed by a leading Korean securities firm, for the Luxembourg side of acquiring 14 French solar projects via the majority stake in a German company, holding 13 French entities from the real estate arm of a US private equity firm. MOLITOR assisted in setting up the Luxembourg holding vehicle and preparation and negotiation of the Luxembourg part of the acquisition and financing document.

Cyber security start up investments – MOLITOR advised a European start up in the cyber security sector in relation to Luxembourg law aspects of several rounds of equity investments by a UK private equity firm and by a US investor, including negotiations of the subscription and shareholders’ agreement and its subsequent amendments. MOLITOR assisted the company in various post-completion corporate restructuring, setting up employees incentive plans for the group, and modifying the corporate governance and corporate form of the company.

Team Services

MOLITOR has extensive experience in assisting international and domestic companies, from large companies to SMEs and family-run businesses, financial institutions or private equity and venture capital houses, and in all areas of corporate and M&A. We regularly advise our clients in various matters on corporate law, set up Luxembourg corporate structures and assist in complex corporate and M&A transactional work.​

  • Set-up of Luxembourg structures​
  • M&A and reorganisation​
  • Private equity and venture capital​
  • Corporate governance, general corporate advice, litigation

The team deals with cross-border restructurings centred in Luxembourg, often representing multinational companies. The team is known for providing pragmatic legal assistance with a hands-on proactive approach.