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A Look at Fund Finance in Luxembourg 2022: Trends, Developments, and Insights

A Look at Fund Finance in Luxembourg 2022: Trends, Developments, and InsightsIn spite of the difficulties in the global economy and, in particular, the galloping inflation and the resulting increase in the interest rates, the fund financing market remained strong throughout the year. The Luxembourg market was also active, with a large number of transactions, particularly in the first half of the year. The appetite of market participants stayed strong, with an increase in interest for financing continuity funds and secondary transactions.2022 also…

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New Luxembourg Securitization Law

The Luxembourg parliament has voted on 9 February 2022 a major bill amending and modernizing the law of March 2004 on securitization (the “New Law”). The New Law has reset the legal framework for securitization transactions in Luxembourg and is expected to completely re-boost the Luxembourg position on the securitization market with a wide opening for the EU but also US actors in the actively managed CDO/CLOs field. In short: Active Management: SVs can now directly or indirectly actively manage…

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SJL Lexicon Fund Finance Round # 1

SJL launches the SJL Lexicon – a new series of publications, on various topics of our Luxembourg law expertise. In the SJL Lexicon – Fund Finance Round 1 – RAIF  our partner Antoine Fortier-Grethen answers the question of how to deal with Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIFs) in Fund Finance transactions.  

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Antoine Fortier-Grethen joins SJL Jimenez Lunz

SJL is delighted to welcome Antoine Fortier-Grethen as new partner for banking & finance transactions and head of the fund finance practice as of 12 June 2021.  His arrival will further strengthen the positioning and growth of SJL in Luxembourg in both banking and fund areas. 

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A Fund Finance Application of the Luxembourg Professional Guarantee Draft Bill

Check out SJL’s latest publication in the #FundFinanceFriday edition of 05 June 2020 A Fund Finance Application of the Luxembourg Professional Guarantee Draft Bill. The Luxembourg Professional Guarantee Draft Bill – a Fund Finance Application By Michel Jimenez Lunz, Partner, Fund Finance and Iulia Gay, Senior Associate, Fund Finance Luxembourg is already well known as a lenders’ friendly legal hub and in particular for its attractive and efficient Luxembourg law on collateral arrangements (the “Collateral Law”) governing the standard security…

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A Sanity Checklist for Existing Financing

Check out SJL’s latest publication in the #FundFinanceFriday edition of 05 June 2020 A Sanity Checklist for Existing Financing. Lockdown, a good time to run a sanity check By Michel Jimenez Lunz, Partner, Fund Finance and Iulia Gay, Senior Associate, Fund Finance What a good time to assess the legal robustness of its existing transactions and investments! Many of our clients have taken the time during this period to run a sanity due diligence on the existing transactions and ensure…

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