Patrick is the national managing partner of the firm’s Luxembourg office. He is also a partner of the Luxembourg Capital Markets and Banking group and takes a lead in the overall coordination of the office’s real estate practice. This is Patrick’s second term as national managing partner, as he previously undertook the role between 2007 and 2010. Patrick is a recognised expert by the industry in banking, restructuring and insolvency, structured finance (including tax-based and fund-linked products), asset finance, debt capital markets products and securitisation. He advises international financial groups and investors on the setting up and acquisition of Luxembourg banking and insurance businesses. This includes advising on regulatory requirements, product review and monetary policy matters.
Within leveraged finance, he has worked on the Luxembourg structuring of private equity deals for both lenders and sponsors. In his real estate finance practice, Patrick has acted for many lenders and borrowers on the financing of the acquisition and construction of Luxembourg properties. He also has extensive knowledge of anti-money laundering and regulatory issues.