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As a private equity fund, investor or management team, you face daily pressures of valuations, performance, exit strategies and regulation. The relative availability of debt together with significant levels of capital committed to the private equity industry, or held on corporate balance sheets, has strongly impacted the competition for assets and pricing levels.

CMS Luxembourg is able to offer you a cohesive private equity strategy in order to support you at each step and ensure that you acquire the right assets and obtain maximum value from your portfolio. We are structured around your business sectors and focused on your targets. This means we can advise you on all stages of a fund’s lifecycle, from formation and administration to the making of investments, portfolio monitoring and exiting. We ensure that your deals are executed according to tight deadlines and complex regulatory constraints

Luxembourg is the domicile of a considerable number of companies and vehicles used to structure Private Equity acquisitions/transactions. Hence, we have built a solid experience on advising on the high-end transactions and the mid-cap market.

CMS multi-disciplinary specialist teams across 33 countries globally can mobilise quickly, whatever the size and complexity of your transaction. With anti-trust, tax, employment, banking, commercial and disputes expertise, we can also assist in the protection and growth of your funds and investments. Whether your deal is in the upper or mid private equity or venture market, our specialist lawyers can guide you towards the best business outcome in your home markets and across multiple jurisdictions.

"The team is very responsive and always provides high-quality and practical advice."

Legal500, 2022

"They respond fast to requests. As a startup business accelerator we have witnessed their willingness to think outside of the box and be flexible with billing to accommodate innovative companies."

Legal500, 2022

"The team is made of experts in local legal fields. Very available and responsive. Deadlines never missed. Reliable external counsels."

Legal500, 2022

"Very responsive. Very good quality of documents delivered. Excellent from a technical standpoint. Reasonable in terms of fees."

IFLR1000, 2021

"As one of the few lawyers in Luxembourg that understand the concept of client service; they are creative without losing sight of what it is realistic."

IFLR1000, 2021

"CMS are very professional and with a very strong knowledge in the private equity area. They are very responsive and proactively involved with all parties involved in any transaction. They are very client-oriented, but as well they are efficient in sharing information with us the service provider and working alongside us to deliver the best result to the client."

IFLR1000, 2021

"They are expert, fast, efficient and a great partner to our firm."

IFLR1000, 2021

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29/09/2022
Boom & Gloom? CMS European M&A Out­look 2023
We are pleased to share with you the 2023 edi­tion of the European M&A Out­look pub­lished by CMS in as­so­ci­ation with Mer­ger­mar­ket.
20/09/2022
CMS Lux­em­bourg IPEM 2022
Meet our private equity team dur­ing IPEM 2022 at the Pal­ais des Fest­ivals in Cannes, France from 20-22 Septem­ber 2022, vis­it our booth on Level 1 - L304 Hall Rivi­era for any ques­tions you may have...
07/03/2022
CMS Lux­em­bourg 2022 pro­mo­tions
Fol­low­ing the pro­mo­tion of a new part­ner, CMS is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of two sup­port­ing staff and 18 law­yers across all de­part­ments in­clud­ing Bank­ing & Fin­ance, Cor­por­ate/M&A, Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion...
07/03/2022
ESG In­vest­ment: A case for the Middle East
CMS Lux­em­bourg is de­lighted to in­vite to a we­bin­ar or­gan­ised by PE For­um on ESG In­vest­ment.ESG have seen a sig­ni­fic­ant ex­pan­sion world­wide in­deed sus­tain­able in­vest­ing pri­or­it­ises op­tim­al so­cial, en­vir­on­ment­al...
01/06/2021
Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
15/04/2021
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2021
The 2021 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out and we are de­lighted to see most of our prac­tices ranked. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us dur­ing this...
10/06/2020
Di­git­al As­sets, shap­ing the fu­ture of in­vest­ments?
Wheth­er you are an is­suer, fund man­ager or an in­vestor, di­git­al as­sets such as tokens rep­res­ent a great op­por­tun­ity.The world of di­git­al as­sets has been con­tinu­ously ex­pand­ing over the last months. The...
28/01/2020
IN­TER­NA­TION­AL PRIVATE EQUITY MAR­KET (IPEM) 2020
From 28 to 30 Janu­ary 2020, more than 1,600 key play­ers in Private Equity are ex­pec­ted in Cannes for 3 days of net­work­ing, con­nec­tion with each oth­er, ex­changes and busi­ness meet­ings.For fur­ther in­form­a­tion...
22/01/2018
In­nov­ate or your deal could die
Any com­pany or law­yer that has ever been in­volved in any kind of mer­ger or ac­quis­i­tion trans­ac­tion will know one thing for sure – a deal typ­ic­ally in­volve hours of leg­al work, in­clud­ing of­ten mundane...
07/11/2017
Busi­ness Break­fast CMS & LB­BC
The Lux­em­bourg-Brazil Busi­ness Cham­ber and CMS join forces to look in­to the solu­tions offered by Lux­em­bourg in­vest­ment struc­tures for non-EU in­vestors. CMS Tax and Cor­por­ate Law­yers will not­ably in­tro­duce...