The 'Luxembourg Private Equity Services 2011' special report comprises four separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
By Simon Gray - The advent in July 2013 of the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive could help Luxembourg to consolidate its position as a domicile and servicing centre for private equity funds and acquisition vehicles, according to industry members and analysts in the grand duchy.
By Simon Henin - If there’s such a thing as a winner from the recent economic downturn and the growth of regulation in the private equity industry, arguably one might be Luxembourg.
By Olivier Sciales and Rémi Chevalier - Luxembourg's private equity industry faces a range of challenges but also opportunities as a result of the implementation of the European Union's Directive on Alternative investment Fund Managers, which was agreed by the European Parliament in November 2010 and formally adopted by the EU Council, following a lengthy tidying-up process, in May 2011.
By Simon Gray - A debate is underway in Luxembourg about whether this civil law country, already a major European hub for private equity acquisition and transaction vehicles, should wholeheartedly embrace the Anglo-Saxon common law concept of the limited partnership in order to seize a larger share of the global market for fund vehicles.