Fund Formation – Fund Life Cycle

Assistance throughout the life cycle of a fund

Our fund formation team, which draws on both our investment management and funds practices, is the largest in Luxembourg, with more than 160 lawyers and 25 partners. We advise on all types of fund including UCITS, AIF structures such as Part II funds, SIFs and RAIFs, SICARs and any other regulated or unregulated alternative investment fund types, as well as working for UCITS management companies and AIFMs.

We can help you throughout the entire life cycle of your fund.

2Drafting/negotiation phase

  • Constitutive documents including wording relating to regulatory measures including GDPR, EMIR and SFTR
  • Prospectus, issuing document, private placement memorandum and offering memorandum
  • Negotiation with investors including drafting of shareholder agreements and side-letters
  • Negotiation with service providers including drafting of agreements
  • Drafting of financing documents or review of financing agreements
  • Review of contractual documents from a direct and indirect tax perspective
  • Issuance of a legal opinion
  • Creation of carried interest vehicles and investment and holding structures
  • Organisational and conduct rules
3Regulatory phase (for regulated funds only)

  • Preparation of the application to the Luxembourg regulator
  • Subsequent co-ordination with the Luxembourg regulator
  • Co-ordination with registration for passporting
4Incorporation and launch

6Day-to-day basis

7Closure / Merger / Liquidation

  • Drafting of legal documentation and provision of legal assistance
  • Sale of assets
  • Notification abroad  
  • Liquidation services


Setting up your regulated investment fund in Luxembourg – Brochure

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Reserved alternative investment funds – RAIFs – Brochure

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Shielding the new paradigm – Investment funds – Brochure

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Get ready for Priips-Kid – Investment funds – Brochure

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Get ready for MiFID II – Investment funds – Brochure

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AIFs – Alternative investment funds – Brochure

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Your Fund Life Cycle experts

Camille Bourke

Head of Office, Partner

Michael Dr. Daemgen

Partner ARC

Michèle Eisenhuth

Co-Chair, Partner

Francis Kass


Yves Lacroix


Claude Niedner

Co-Chair, Partner

Gaëlle Schneider

Chief Executive Officer, Partner AManco

Catherine Rasseneur

Partner ARC