Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

Ensuring Your Success With Our Solutions
Luxembourg as a prime European location for finance skillfully combines legal framework stability and business-driven innovation to the benefit of both investors and investees. The insolvency-proof collateral law regime, ensuring a sound protection of investor’s interests, its Euro MTF market operated by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, being the largest MTF in Europe for listed securities, not to mention its well-designed and advantageous securitisation legal framework are a few of the advantages that Luxembourg, as a financial hub, has to offer.

Our dedicated and experienced team ensures your success with innovative, tailor-made and practical legal strategies and structures, embracing your projects and business needs.

Clients and markets

  • Sovereigns
  • Banks
  • Professionals of the financial sector
  • Financial intermediaries
  • Listed / not listed companies

Banking & Finance

Setting-up your business in Luxembourg

Advising on / assistance with:

  • The establishment of credit institutions and professionals of the financial sector in Luxembourg
  • The license, authorisation and passporting applications with the relevant supervisory authorities and service providers
  • The establishment of outsourcing of activities to other financial sector professional
  • Legal monitoring and day-to-day assistance in relation to regulatory matters
Financing new projects on the lending market

Advising on / assistance with:

  • The financing of acquisitions of assets, companies, real estates or debt portfolios
  • The set-up of special purpose vehicles
  • The negotiation of term sheets, security packages, and covenants
  • Designing and negotiating lending and security documentation
  • Post-acquisition steps
  • All post-issuance related matters (early redemption, conversion of notes, repayment on maturity, etc.)


Finding new alternatives to the lending market: structured finance

Advising on / assistance with:

  • Designing and implementing alternative financing structures including securitisation and fiduciary issuances
  • Structured finance projects
  • The set-up of ad-hoc vehicles
  • Structuring and negotiating the relevant financing documentation including term sheets, subscription agreements, form of notes, risk factors summary, etc
  • The authorisation process with the relevant supervisory authorities
  • Coordinating and liaising with supervisory authorities and services providers
  • All post-issuance related matters (early redemption, conversion of notes, repayment on maturity, etc.)

Capital Markets

Advising on / assistance with:
  • The issuance of high yield bonds, EMTN programmes, commercial paper programmes and structured products including green bonds
  • Establishing offering or information memorandum as well as EMTN programmes
  • Coordinating and liaising with the supervisory authorities and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange with respect to the listing and admission to trading of securities
  • Soliciting and collecting consents of security holders
  • Market transfers, delistings, and exchange offers
  • Takeovers bids
  • All post-issuance regulatory matters (including the continuing obligations under the rules and regulations of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, market abuse and transparency rules and related litigation)

Key Contact >>

Key Contact

Bob Scharfe


T +352 27484 1


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