With a population of only half a million, Luxembourg is one of the world’s most developed economies and a key seat of the European Union. Thanks to its strategic location at the heart of Western Europe, social and political stability, innovative and international orientation, as well as modern legal and regulatory framework, the Grand Duchy is the Eurozone’s premier private banking center and the world’s second largest fund center, attracting banks, insurance companies, investment fund promoters and specialized service providers worldwide. Both international firms and local firms need to adapt themselves to the changing landscape of legal market.

Finance

Luxembourg is the premier private banking center in the Eurozone and the second largest fund center in the world.

Still independent, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LSE) sets innovation as a strategy. Interview with its president: Robert Scharfe.

Robert Scharfe (LSE): “We are the first RMB bond listing place outside of Asia"

Still independent, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LSE) sets innovation as a strategy. Interview with its president: Robert Scharfe.

16-07-2015

Luxembourg has historically been touted as the “First in Finance” on many occasions owing to the open-mindedness of the country’s financial center, which has developed a strong track record in financial innovation by embracing and implementing change.

Luxembourg – An important breeding ground for fintech in Europe

Luxembourg has historically been touted as the “First in Finance” on many occasions owing to the open-mindedness of the country’s financial center, which has developed a strong track record in financial innovation by embracing and implementing change...

31-08-2016

Cyrille Perard is the Co-Head of M&A for France, Belgium and Luxembourg (Frabelux), and has been associated with Goldman Sachs for 15 years. He feels that, while the Brexit has introduced short-term volatility, it does not affect the M&A plans of corporates that are part of their mid-long term growth strategies.

Cyrille Perard (Goldman Sachs): We remain very confident about the M&A activity in the region

Cyrille Perard is the Co-Head of M&A for France, Belgium and Luxembourg (Frabelux), and has been associated with Goldman Sachs for 15 years. He feels that, while the Brexit has introduced short-term volatility, it does not affect the M&A plan...

26-07-2016

Across its global network of 21 offices and 23 remote offices across five continents, SGG Group continues its strong growth momentum, while servicing illiquid asset fund managers, corporate and private clients. Serge Krancenblum, CEO of the group, talks to Leaders League about the market evolution, analyses SGG’s strengths and strategy, and sheds light on the impact of the Brexit.

Serge Krancenblum (SGG): “Fund managers have an increasingly strong need for outsourcing”

Across its global network of 21 offices and 23 remote offices across five continents, SGG Group continues its strong growth momentum, while servicing illiquid asset fund managers, corporate and private clients. Serge Krancenblum, CEO of the group, ta...

02-09-2016

German private banking company Hauck & Aufhäuser have added Sal Oppenheim Jr & Cie to their group, along with Luxembourg S.A. and Oppenheim asset management services - two entities previously owned by Deutsche Bank. The acquisitions will add €25 billion to assets which sat at €50 prior to the deals expanding their assets servicing activities.

Hauck & Aufhäuser Solidifies Position in Luxembourg With Acquisition of Sal. Oppenheim

German private banking company Hauck & Aufhäuser have added Sal Oppenheim Jr & Cie to their group, along with Luxembourg S.A. and Oppenheim asset management services - two entities previously owned by Deutsche Bank. The acquisitions will add...

01-02-2017