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Loyens & Loeff

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 2LuxembourgGlobal 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.

Notable practitioners

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

Guy Palmaers is admitted to the Luxembourg and Belgian Bars and divides his time between the firm's offices in the two countries. He frequently advises both international investors and domestic companies on cross-border investments into Luxembourg-based companies.

Michael Scott is admitted to the Bar in Luxembourg and as a solicitor in England and Wales. He advises clients on cross-border debt restructurings and corporate transactions involving Luxembourg and the UK. He also assists a number of UK-based private equity houses.

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

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Location

18-20 rue Edward Steichen

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

Corporate/M&A


Frédéric Franckx
Band 4
Guy Palmaers
Foreign expert for Belgium
Michael Scott
Foreign expert for UK
Thierry Lohest
Band 4, Foreign expert for China