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Loyens & Loeff

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 2LuxembourgEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice advising on a variety of cross-border M&A transactions, including acquisitions, mergers and corporate restructuring. Clients benefit from the team's close collaboration with the firm's strong tax department. Represents clients from the financial services industry and private equity houses. Also assists investors and the shareholders of targets with investments.

Strengths

A client comments that "the lawyers are responsive, user-friendly and have very good relationships with public bodies in Luxembourg."

Another client enthuses that the lawyers are "reactive, fast, reliable, accurate and really committed to supporting the client and to identifying the best tailor-made solutions."

Work highlights

Advised Nippon Steel on the Luxembourg aspects of its EUR6.5 billion acquisition of Essar Steel.

Notable practitioners

Frédéric Franckx advises clients on corporate reorganisations and acquisitions, representing investors and private equity companies.

Thierry Lohest enters the rankings thanks to positive client feedback, with one reporting that he is "capable of managing delicate legal issues as well as political relations with different shareholders." He represents both buyers and sellers in cross-border corporate transactions, often involving Asian companies. He is admitted to practice in Luxembourg and Hong Kong and is highlighted by interviewees for his involvement in Asian mandates.

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Overview

Acquiring or selling companies, incorporating, merging, demerging or dissolving entities, seeking sound legal advice to support the board’s business decisions, raising capital, structuring your corporate governance or preparing annual meeting processes… Our clients' business is punctuated by corporate and M&A operations for which they need comprehensive yet practical legal advice to meet their strategic goals.

Our team has acquired a strong experience in advising flagship companies, investment banks, and the top 50 private equity firms, on the widest scope of  corporate and M&A legal matters.

Our lawyers team up with our firm’s other departments to cover a full-range of corporate and M&A operations, including:

  • Corporate general advice
  • General Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring
  • Corporate Governance
  • Equity capital market
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Debt capital market

Corporate/M&A

Loyens & Loeff

firm
Location

18-20 rue Edward Steichen

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

L-2540

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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

Corporate/M&A


Frédéric Franckx
Band 4
Thierry Lohest
Band 4