Of Counsel, Luxembourg
Hermann is an Of Counsel in the Investment Funds practice. He has 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 is a member of the board of directors of the Luxembourg investment fund industry representation, ALFI and he sits as well on the ALFI RegBo and he chairs the ALFI Working Group on European Marketing Rules and the ALFI/ABBL Depositary Bank Forum Working Group. He is further a member of several EFAMA Working groups.
Hermann is member of the very select CSSF Investment Fund Managers Committee.
Hermann is a regular speaker at ALFI conferences.
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