Elvinger Hoss Prussen


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Founded in 1964, Elvinger Hoss Prussen is a leading domestic firm based in Luxembourg and with an office in Hong Kong.


Focusses / specialisms

The firm is strong in all areas of financial and corporate works and is mandated on large lending, restructuring, capital markets and M&A deals.

In the banking area the firm often represents lenders, including international investment banks on acquisition and corporate financing.

The firm has experience acting for banks as underwriters on debt and equity capital markets mandates.

The funds team ranks among the best in the jurisdiction and regularly advises financial institutions on a range of different investment vehicles.

In M&A the firm regularly represents acquirers and sellers on large deals in Europe involving a Luxembourg element.


Key clients

Key clients include Advent International, Brookfield Asset Management, U.S. Bank Global Fund Services (Luxembourg), Mirabaud Asset Management, New Mountain Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, atHome Group, Batipart Immo Long Terme, BC Partners, Bregal Unternehmerkapital and Cinven.


Research period review: 32nd edition (2021/2022)

In banking the firm was engaged in acquisition and fund/ portfolio financing and refinancing work during the research cycle.

The capital markets team of the firm was also visible during the research cycle where it advised on few IPOs such as Novem Group FRA IPO and bond issuances including Logicor €500 million 0.625% guaranteed notes.

In investment funds the team was active in funds formation, restructuring and providing regulatory advice with strong focus on UCITS. The team was also visible in advising on a plethora of operational matters, investments and acquisitions.

The M&A team was highly active in advising clients on large cross-border acquisitions, mergers and investments. A notable example of the team’s work includes the acquisition of DVB Bank Group's Aviation Investment and Asset Management business by EnTrust Global and Strategic Value Partners.


Deal highlights: 32nd edition (2021/2022)

Brookfield $5 billion acquisition of Modulaire Group

Goldfinch Partners and The Baupost Group $910 million acquisition of Western Union business solutions


Client feedback: 32nd edition (2021/2022)


Financial services regulatory

"I like their practical approach. Their responses are concise and to the point. They have a good overview of market standards and the latest regulatory insights."


Investment funds : Hedge funds

"They keep me advised of changes and updates in the law in Luxembourg which affect our funds domiciled there."


Investment funds : Private equity funds

"Very experienced, good market overview, fast and responsive."

"Very responsive, commercial and provides actionable and practical advice."

"The firm is very attentive and detail-oriented. Despite the time difference working with a company in North America, I can always count on a quick response to any questions that arise. Work product is typically clean and they have a large bench of experienced Luxembourg attorneys to allow for scalable solutions as our amount of funds in market waxes and wanes."

"Pragmatic advice. Great responsiveness. Work well with international law firms on transactions."

"Fast, responsive, good legal work."


Investment funds : Real estate funds

"Specialists in the field, so competent, connected and aware, and very proactive/responsive – enabling us to move at the fast pace imposed by stakeholders."


Investment funds : Registered funds

"Elvinger Hoss & Prussen provided a state-of-the-art depositary agreement, very well structured, detailed and ready to use."

"They are a very professional team, with very high-quality competences, rigorous and great knowledge of investment fund industry. Always open to the search for solutions that satisfy the needs of the client. "

"They are highly experienced and knowledgeable and can be very commercial in understanding what is needed."

"Proactive in responding and hold themselves out to have expertise."


Investment funds : Retail funds

"Very clear, commercial and business-friendly advice."


Restructuring : Corporate

"Very responsive, pragmatic and knowledgeable team, agile attitude towards changing parameters, pleasant to work with and respect tight deadlines."


Joachim Cour

"Very responsive and commercial. He is practical in approach and provides actionable and practical advice."

"Communication, delegation, and practical solutions are his strengths. He understands our business and puts together appropriate teams and timelines to assist us in meeting goals. He strikes the right balance of supervision and engagement to produce cost-effective results."


Anna Hermelinski-Ayache

"Good listener, responsive and pragmatic solutions finder within very reasonable timing and she is hands-on and knowledgeable both in private equity, corporate and financing matters. She is my go-to young lawyer. "


Gast Juncker

"He has in-depth knowledge of the regulatory requirements and is able to translate that into practical solutions."


Jeffrey Kolbet

"Very experienced, clear communication, fast."

"Good lawyer, fast."


Frédérique Lifrange

"She has an extraordinary capacity to listen to her clients and provide solutions based on her in-depth knowledge of the investment fund industry. Agility and proactivity are also qualities that she holds. "

"Structured work, very good knowledge of the fund/depositary industry, very good understanding of the client’s request, tailormade reply."


Jerome Mausen

"Very fast to respond and always meets deadlines."

"Good listener, understands the issue and is very responsive and quick to provide or research a solution."

"Very responsive and great at meeting deadlines."


Thibaut Partsch

"Technically strong and commercially aware."


Benjamin Rossignon

"Very knowledgeable, and provides clear advice."

"Expert in the field and very proactive/responsive."