DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Baker McKenzie

Investment Funds

2 ranked lawyersBand 3LuxembourgEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

International practice acting on a range of alternative investment funds involving real estate, technology and private equity assets. Advises on the full lifespan of funds, from launching to closing, including assisting global investment managers with structuring and fund raising. Clients benefit from the team's close collaboration with the firm's offices across the globe.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that the team is "very helpful and friendly."

Another client highlights the team's "invaluable understanding of our business, priorities and strategic plan, as well as a delightful personal approach."

Work highlights

Advised Apax Partners on the launch of a Luxembourg-based private equity fund.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Martougin enters the rankings on the back of positive client feedback, with one describing her as "service-minded and solution-oriented." Martougin advises on the structuring and setting up of real estate funds. She also assists with venture capital funds.

Clients praise Laurent Fessmann for "quickly understanding the operational aspects and issues and finding the appropriate legal arrangements." Another client adds that Fessmann has "a great wealth of knowledge of legal and regulatory matters in the asset management arena, very sharp analytical skills and a great ability to communicate and provide solutions." He advises on fund establishment and AIFMD regulatory matters.

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Luxembourg

Investment Funds


Catherine Martougin
Band 4
Laurent Fessmann
Band 2