Banking & Finance

Practice Groups

_Wildgen Banking and Finance lawyers take care of the most complex regulatory procedures and transactions by combining high accuracy with innovative and strategic solutions.

Our team has proven to be a highly reliable partner across the full spectrum of banking, finance and capital markets services, in Luxembourg and internationally. Our multilingual team acts as a one-stop shop, with expert lawyers dedicated to each case, offering legal and regulatory services that perfectly suit our clients’ needs. 

OUR SERVICES

We assist our clients across a comprehensive range of transactional, regulatory and contentious work:

Banking and Finance
  • Full legal and regulatory assistance for credit institutions and authorised PFSs
  • Asset and project finance
  • Financing and collateral
  • Financial restructuring and reorganisation
  • Securitisation (true sales and synthetic securitisation transactions)
  • Payment services
  • Digitalisation and innovation
Capital Markets
  • EU-regulated market (Bourse de Luxembourg)
  • Exchange-regulated market (Euro MTF)
  • Admission to listing without trading on the Securities Official List
  • Public offerings and/or private placements
  • Securities listings (bonds, shares, warrants, certificates, investments funds, short-term papers)
  • Green exchange eligibility
  • Ongoing disclosure requirements, transparency and market abuse
  • Takeovers
Fund Finance
  • Capital calls and subscription lines
  • NAV-based and hybrid facilities
  • Management fees and GP lines
Regulatory
  • Financial sector licences 
  • Banking secrecy
  • Outsourcing
  • KYC and AML policies
  • MIFID II/MIFIR and PRIIPs
  • PSD II and SEPA
  • FinTech and RegTech

OUR CLIENTS

Our clients include international banking and credit institutions, investment firms, Professionals of the Financial Sector (PFS), management companies, auditors and accounting professionals, economic advisers, investors, borrowers and lenders as well as other professionals subject to the AML/CTF regulations.

Recent transactions include:

  • For an international shipping company: Issuance and listing of notes on the International Stock Exchange - Value: EUR 665,000,000
  • For one of the world’s leading ground-handling organisations: Global repayment of debt - Value: EUR 500,000,000
  • For a leading UK and US private management firm: Consolidation of Italian non-performing loans in a single securitisation transaction - Value: EUR 485,000,000 
  • For a holding company: Assistance in obtaining loans to finance the purchase of German real estate - Value: EUR 129,500,000
  • For several leading financial institutions and banks: Representation in all aspects of the Madoff litigation case and the Espirito Santo insolvencies in Luxembourg.


OUR EDGE

Team Multi-disciplinary, responsive and creative team
Skills Practical and to-the-point advice
workable solution Market-driven and workable solutions
expertise Wide breadth of experience
knowledge Excellent knowledge of the banking and finance industries
cost Cost-effective and commercial service


Contact us

Through our London-based Representative Office, our German Desk and our multilingual teams, we place emphasis on the importance of assisting our international clients in the most comprehensible way, offering them peace of mind by communicating in their native language or in English.

 

Legal500 EMEA 2021   Leaders League 2021   IFLR 1000 Recommended Firm  

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS 

LPEA ALFI logo - association luxembourgeoise des fonds d'investissement ABBL IBF ALJB

Partner Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag is a Board Member of the IBF. We also have lawyers active in the Fund Finance Association.

 


Luxembourg
  • Amongst the top 3 financial centres in the EU
  • Responsiveness and flexibility in a constantly changing environment
  • Home to 125+ international banks from 25+ countries
  • Efficient and innovative stock exchange and a leading listing venue for international bonds
  • High levels of investor protection and legal certainty
  • Strict AML/CTF legislation