Clients of Linklaters in Luxembourg benefit from local practices built up over decades, combined with the strength of the global firm.
Favoured by a very stable political environment, Luxembourg is the world’s second largest investment fund centre behind the U.S. and Europe’s number 1 (with a market share above 25 %) attracting promoters from more than 40 countries. Over 150 banks and 250 other financial service providers from almost 50 countries are present in Luxembourg, employing all together around 40,000 professionals. The country has furthermore built a predominant position in international bond listing with approximately 4.000 issuers from over 100 countries. In addition, Luxembourg is home to an impressive array of international corporate and industrial companies, especially key-players in the internet and high-technology fields.
Linklaters’ investment management group advises on asset management, fund servicing and investment fund structuring for all asset classes and investment types. Leading industry players rely on the Luxembourg office’s expertise in complex and innovative structured funds, property funds, private equity funds, funds of funds, alternative funds and pension funds.
Linklaters’ capital markets and banking team are also pre-eminent in Luxembourg. Their experience includes advising on complex banking transactions and products, and innovative capital markets and structured finance deals. Major financial institutions routinely trust Linklaters to handle their most complex multi-jurisdiction regulatory issues.
Corporate/M&A expertise is another key element of the full service offered by Linklaters’ Luxembourg office. The team’s transactional experience spans significant cross-border M&A, equity capital markets, private equity and real estate deals.
Market-leading tax, litigation, employment , real estate and technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) practices) work in close collaboration with the other groups and teams to give clients an integrated service that is unrivalled in Luxembourg.