Corporate and M&A

Practice Groups

_Wildgen advises on the full range of corporate transactions, structures and governance and offers a cutting-edge, fully-integrated service to our clients.

We are able to achieve optimal outcomes across the full spectrum of corporate transactions. We work with our clients to define a transaction strategy with a practical and interdisciplinary approach along each step at both domestic and international levels.

OUR SERVICES

We take care of the most complex procedures and transactions and assist across all areas of corporate law, including:

Corporate finance
  • Structuring and restructuring of loans 
  • Financing by debt and equity
  • Securities
Corporate law
  • Incorporation of companies and tailor-made structures (including European Companies (SE))
  • Corporate governance
  • Cross-border and domestic redomiciliation 
  • Day-to-day transactions
  • Legal opinions for support of transactions
Mergers & acquisitions
  • Due diligence on Luxembourg entities
  • Domestic and cross-border merger and demerger 
  • Advising international groups on acquisitions in Luxembourg or abroad 
  • Multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring and creation of joint ventures
  • Drafting of shareholder agreements
Recapitalisation, insolvency and restructuring
  • Internal restructuring and refinancing 
  • Spin-offs
  • Insolvency prevention proceedings, debt renegotiation
  • Safeguard and insolvency proceedings
  • Distressed acquisitions
Private equity and venture capital
  • LBO (Leveraged Buyout) structuring
  • Venture capital and development capital
  • Debt financing and restructuring
  • Management incentive schemes/stock option plans 

 

OUR CLIENTS

We have assisted renowned clients across a range of industry sectors. Among them: multinational corporations, entrepreneurial and family businesses, start-ups, banks and financial institutions, investment and pension funds, private equity houses, asset managers & family offices. To better serve our clients on cross-border matters, we also have a representative office in London.

Recent transactions include:

  • For a world leader in serving science: major group restructuring and acquisition of a leading company in viral vector manufacturing - Value: EUR 16,700,000,000
  • For a major North-American energy company: implementation of new financing structures - Value: USD 15,000,000,000
  • For a global professional services firm: acquisition of an insurance broker and group restructuring - Value: USD 5,600,000,000


OUR EDGE

     Team Multi-disciplinary partner-led teams
  Skills Results-oriented and customer-focused approach
  international network International network of strategic partners and service providers
  knowledge In-depth knowledge and relevant experience
  expert One-stop shop assistance
  expert Quick and effective responses
  expert Representative office in London

 

Wildgen’s Corporate Practice Group members are regularly invited to share insights and contribute to legal publications. We are the exclusive Luxembourg contributor to the company law database (LEGICORP) of the national legal publisher. Wildgen also assisted and advised the publication of the Luxembourg commercial companies code, which is now a reference book for all professionals and students in corporate law.

 


Luxembourg
  • Wide range of flexible corporate structures 
  • Business-friendly legal and tax environment
  • Favourable tax treaty agreements with numerous countries
  • Low social security rates 
  • High stability and AAA-rating
  • Robust and diversified ecomomy
  • One of the most proficient non-native English-speaking nations in the world

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