Wildgen S.A.

Luxembourg Office

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Managing Partner: François Brouxel
Partners: Lionel Bonifazzi, Michel Bulach, Isabelle Charlier, David Maria, Yann Payen, Eric Perru, Samia Rabia, Mark Shaw, Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag, Karine Vilret
Number of partners:
11 Total staff: 85+
Languages and nationalities: 15+

Firm Overview:
Since 1923, Wildgen has been at the heart of legal practice in Luxembourg serving its clients as an independent full-service business law firm. It is today known as one of the best law firms in the country, possessing a strong track record and offering sound technical expertise. In 2018 Wildgen opened its first international representative office in London.
Wildgen’s practice groups offer a complete range of legal, regulatory and tax services and a wealth of experience on domestic and cross-border transactions. The firm provides integrated services and work closely together so the firm can act as a one-stop shop. Wildgen lawyers think strategically and pragmatically for their clients. They offer first-class service and a client-focused approach, speaking fluent English and a number of other key languages.
While fully independent, Wildgen boasts a wide-ranging and long-established network of experts and like-minded law firms worldwide, enabling the firm to provide the very best advice in each circumstance. The firm is the Luxembourg member firm of the Interlex Group and Lawyers Associated Worldwide, two global non-exclusive associations of leading independent law firms. The firm is able to achieve the best outcomes for its clients and regularly represents Fortune 500 companies as well as a wide variety of corporations, partnerships, emerging businesses, HNWIs, asset managers and family offices, investment funds, private equity houses, major banking and financial institutions and leading insurance and reinsurance market players.
Wildgen embraces commercial and ethical principles such as being transparent and efficient in the work it delivers, equally flexible and innovative and places an emphasis on excellence, pro-activity, responsiveness and diversity.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Banking & Finance:
■ Asset & Project Finance
■ Banking & Financial Law
■ Capital Markets
■ Corporate Finance
■ Fund Finance
■ Lending & Financial Collaterals
■ Regulatory & Compliance
■ Securitisation
■ Structured Finance
Key Clients: Bank of Beirut, WFS Group, Pacific Drilling, Innit International SCA, Platinum Equity, 4 Finance, Fossil Group, Christofferson, Robb & Company, Valloeby Investments, Michelin, Stena International, Dover Corporation, Trafigura Funding, Pacific Drilling
Michel Bulach, Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
■ Corporate Law
■ Cross-border Mobility
■ European Structures (SE, EEIG, SCE)
■ Insolvency & Restructuring
■ Joint Ventures
■ Liquidation
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Transfers of Seats & Recapitalisations
Key Clients: Platinum Equity, 4 Finance, Pacific Drilling, Thermo Fischer Scientific Group, Dpver Corporation, Clyde Blowers Capital, Murex Group, TLNT Holdings, DDM Group, Aedc, Omnio, Facebank Group, National General Holdings, Schneider Electric, Crescent Heights, Decathlon, Manuloc
Contacts: François Brouxel, Isabelle Charlier, Yann Payen
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

■ Data Protection
■ Distribution Law & Advertising
■ E-commerce
■ Intellectual Property Rights
■ Regulatory & General Trade Practices
■ Sports Law
■ Trademark, Copyrights, Domain Names, Patents, Designs & Models Life Sciences
Contact: David Maria
[email protected]

Dispute Resolution & Litigation:
■ Advisory
■ Banking, Finance & Insurance Litigation
■ Civil & Commercial Disputes
■ Corporate Disputes
■ Debt Collection & Recovery
Key Clients: Allianz, AXA, Bâloise, Caceis Bank, Camca Assurance, Credit Agricole Titres, E-Kenz, Katia Immobiliere, La Mondiale Europartner, Natixis Wealth Management, Symphonia Societa Di Gestione Del Risparmio, Voltige
Contacts: Eric Perru, Karine Vilret
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

■ Advisory & Litigation
■ Contracts
■ Crisis Management
■ Employee Management
■ GDPR Compliance
Key Clients: Biofilm Technologies, E-Kenz, Escent Luxembourg, Excellium Services, GS Finance, Oply Mobility, Pacific Drilling, Primeiropay, TSRC Corporation
Contact: Muriel Piquard
Email: [email protected]

Insurance & Reinsurance:
■ Affinity ■ Captive Reinsurance
■ Commercial Reinsurance
■ Contracts & Policies
■ Freedom to Provide Services & Freedom of Establishment
■ Insurance Funds
■ Life
■ Non-Life
■ Professional Liability
■ Regulatory
■ Surety Insurance
■ Specialty Lines
Key Clients:
Allianz Life, La Mondiale Europartner, Lombard International Assurance, Bâloise Group Luxembourg, Barents Re, PICTET, CAMCA ASSURANCE, CAMCA REASSURANCE, Risk and Reinsurance Solutions (2RS), Chubb, Wealins S.A., CNI-Assurances
Contacts: Michel Bulach, Karine Vilret
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Investment Funds:
■ European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEFs)
■ European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECAs)
■ Islamic Finance
■ Microfinance
■ Non-UCITS Retail Funds (Part II Funds)
■ Private Equity
■ Real Estate Funds
■ SIFs
■ UCITS Management Companies
■ Unregulated Alternative Investment Funds
■ Venture Capital
Key Clients: Chenavari Investment Managers, Gremi International, International Housing Solutions, Kara Investment Fund, Macquarie Investment Management Europe, Platinum Equity, RWC Partners Selfbank, Swiss-Asia Holding
Samia Rabia, Mark Shaw, Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

■ Luxembourg & International Taxation
■ Cross-Border Transactions
■ Financing Structures
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Regulated or Unregulated Vehicle
■ Securitisation
■ Structuring & Restructuring
■ Tax Due Diligence
■ Tax Pre-litigation & Litigation
■ VAT & Indirect Taxes
■ Private wealth
Key Clients: Aif Pharma Lux, Centralis Group, International Housing Solutions, Investmon Corp, Modern Media Acquisition Corp, Murex, Schneider Electric, SP Development, SPE Capital, Pharol / Bratel, Asset Paris, Hotelinvestments, Ubx Luxembourg
Lionel Bonifazzi, David Maria
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Regional Desks: German, French, Italian