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What the team is known for

Strong team advising major domestic and international financial clients on all aspects of banking and capital markets transactions. Expertise spans acquisition and real estate finance, as well as debt restructuring. Advises financial services clients on securitisation transactions and acts for issuers on notes and bond offerings. Often advises banks and asset managers on mandates in the technology and energy industries. Popular choice for Brazilian clients.

Strengths

Clients declare that the team's "service is outstanding and the lawyers have again and again proposed very interesting solutions to complex situations."

Clients point out the firm's cross-border expertise, while adding that "the Luxembourg team is familiar with international matters, which also helps the team to adapt to new ones."

Work highlights

Advised Goldman Sachs on the financing of Bain's USD3 billion acquisition of Kantar through a combination of senior facilities and secured notes.

Notable practitioners

Clients describe Anne-Marie Nicolas as "extremely knowledgeable and commercial in her approach" and particularly highlight that "there is never a single issue or challenge which she is not able to overcome instantaneously and effectively." She assists banks with acquisition finance, as well as advising corporate entities on debt restructuring.

Clients emphasise that Vassiliyan Zanev is "technically very able and accomplished, and he presents things very well." Another client highlights his "strong reputation in debt restructuring which is absolutely deserved," while adding that "he is a very business-oriented negotiator." Zanev advises on acquisition finance matters and displays prowess in the capital markets field, advising on cross-border securitisation mandates.

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Overview

Our leading Luxembourg banking and finance team is there to our clients navigate through complex debt and capital markets frameworks. We cover the domestic and international markets and provide structuring, legal and regulatory advice across all finance and capital markets areas. Our client base includes private equity firms, banks and other regulated entities, Fintechs, investment funds as well as corporate groups.

We have both the experience and the capacity to coordinate and lead transactions of any size and complexity in relation to the following matters:

  • Secured Lending
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Fintech
  • Fund Finance
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Restructuring
  • Transportation Finance

These are the key areas we can assist your business with.


Members

Fortier-Grethen, Antoine

Nicolas, Anne-Marie

Nicolas, Anne-Marie

Raffoul, Cédric

Zanev, Vassiliyan

Banking & Finance

Loyens & Loeff

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Location

18-20 rue Edward Steichen

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

L-2540

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Luxembourg

Banking & Finance


Anne-Marie Nicolas
Up and Coming
Vassiliyan Zanev
Band 3

Capital Markets


Vassiliyan Zanev
Band 3