Hermann has been a Partner in the Luxembourg Investment Funds Group since 1998 and headed the practice for several years. His investment funds practice focuses on complex fund structurings. Hermann regularly acts as counsel to prime investment fund houses. Hermann is regularly involved in the structuring of complex investment fund structures, notably debt and real estate funds.
Brexit related work is the third pillar at Hermann’s practice.
Hermann is also acknowledged by the market as a regulatory expert in investment management matters. A particular focus of his regulatory practice, apart from cross-border financial service provisions and cross-border private placements, is outsourcing and the conduct of change of control procedure with the Luxembourg and EU regulators.
Recently, Hermann has acted for and advised, among others:
- Anacap Partners on the EUR325m Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes issuance by AnaCap Financial Europe S.A. SICAV-RAIF, which purchases and invests in a diverse range of primarily non-performing debt across Europe
Hermann is active in several industry associations. He chairs the ALFI Working Group on European Selling Rules and the ALFI/ABBL Depositary Bank Forum New Regulations Working Group. He is further a member of several EFAMA Working groups.
Hermann is a regular speaker at all major ALFI conferences, such as most recently the ALFI Leading Edge Conference in London, the European Alternative Investment Funds Conference, the Global Distribution Conference as well as ALFI Roadshows to the U.S., to Switzerland and to Frankfurt.
Hermann studied law at the University of Luxembourg and Japanese culture at the International Christian University in Tokyo.
He holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Nancy, France
Hermann speaks English, French and German