Vandenbulke

Luxembourg

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Established in 2005 Vandenbulke is a Luxembourg boutique law firm specialised only in financial and corporate work.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The banking team is highly skilled in handling the whole spectrum of cross-border loan work.

In M&A the firm primarily advises foreign groups seeking to enter the Luxembourg market. It assists its clients on a range of mergers, cross-border and domestic acquisitions, spinoffs, divestitures and corporate restructurings.

 

Key clients

Key clients include AIG, Goodman Europe, DWS, Bank of China, The Exeter Property Group, Allegion, Cenaro, Natixis and Galler.

 

Research period review: 31st edition (2020/2021)

In banking and finance the firm was involved in a wide variety of multinational financing transactions. Its engagements were for both lenders and borrowers and included acquisition finance, asset finance, real estate finance and development finance mandates.

In corporate work the firm worked on several cross-border acquisitions, mostly on the sell side. The team also acted on several high- profile restructuring mandates.

Partners Hida Ozveren and Valerie Kopera, and senior associates Séamus McCallion and Luis Alberto Aguerre Enriquez were all recruited to the firm during the research cycle.

 

Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/21)

 

Banking and finance 

"Reliable, responsive, pragmatic." 

 

M&A 

"Immediately assigned partner and additional contact person in case of urgent assistance, very responsive attitude focusing on the problem-solving in a professional and creative way, coming up with alternatives, anticipating needs without being intrusive or pushy. Not least - suggested the best seafood restaurant in town." 

 

Denis Van den Bulke 

"Reliable, responsive, pragmatic and a nice guy."

 

Valérie Kopéra 

"Always at disposal, responsive, and handling third party relations in a diplomatic still efficient way"