News Post on 15 April 2020

Wildgen expertise and professionalism highly praised by the Legal 500 EMEA

_Wildgen is proud to have been recognised once again for its expertise and professionalism by the latest edition of the Legal 500 EMEA, one of the leading guides in the legal profession.

This year highlights include Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, IP/TMT, Insurance, Investment Funds, Real Estate & Construction and Tax. Karine Vilret is leading invidivual in Insurance.

Jointly headed by Michel Bulach  and the 'skillful and knowledgeable' Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag, Wildgen provides 'practical and solution-oriented advice' to international corporates, SMEs, and high-net-worth individuals across a range of transactional work, including as it relates to acquisition finance and securitisations. Bulach is also noted for his regulatory expertise. 
- Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

Jointly headed by François Brouxel and Isabelle Charlier, Wildgen's team has a 'very strong M&A practice' on behalf of domestic and international corporates and private equity clients. Praised for its 'ability to navigate a complicated Luxembourg legal and compliance landscape', the team also has significant experience advising on corporate reorganisations and migrations, and assists clients with compliance and corporate governance matters.
- Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The 'agile and proactive' team at Wildgen advises domestic and international clients from a range of industry sectors - including pharmaceutical, technology and financial services - across the spectrum of IP and IT matters. David Maria heads the IP team.
- IP/TMT

The arrival in October 2018 of the 'responsive and knowledgeable' Karine Vilret has marked a huge step change in Wildgen's ability to provide overarching insurance expertise in both the contentious and non-contentious side. 'A highly skilled expert for life insurance and international life insurance', Vilret's broad-ranging expertise runs the gamut from complex product structuring and wealth management solutions to international freedom of services issues. Michel Bulach is active in the reinsurance field for SMEs, international groups, financial firms, and high-net-worth individuals. 
- Insurance

Jointly headed by the 'proactive and skillful' Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag and the 'excellent' Samia Rabia , Wildgen's ten-strong team has 'profound market knowledge' and excels in providing 'tailor-made advice' across the gamut of matters relating to UCITS and alternative investment funds. Clients also appreciate the firm's 'excellent synergies and collaboration between the firm's different practice areas', in addition to its German desk which enables it to provide a 'one-stop-shop' for German-related funds matters.
- Investment Funds

Leveraging the firm's banking and funds offering, Wildgen has a particular strength handling funds-related real estate mandates and real estate finance matters. Romain Viard provides 'high-quality and efficient advice on real estate matters'.
- Real Estate & Construction

Led by David Maria, Wildgen's five-strong team provides 'practical and commercial advice' to international clients on the tax aspects associated with cross-border corporate finance mandates. Clients include corporates, funds and high-net-worth individuals.
- Tax

Should you want to congratulate our teams or have any questions regarding these accolades or practice areas, contact our experts. They will be delighted to use their legal expertise and knowledge to help you.

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