Marc Lenaers

Managing Associate Luxembourg
Marc Lenaers
Marc is a recommended lawyer for the Luxembourg investment funds practice. Legal 500 EMEA, 2016

Overview

Marc is a Managing Associate in the Investment Funds practice of Ogier’s Luxembourg office. He advises international clients and investment managers on a wide range of regulated and unregulated investment vehicles, including mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity, real estate and debt funds. He has a particular focus on alternative investment funds and AIFMD related questions.

Areas of expertise

Laws Practised

  • Luxembourg law
  • Background

    Marc is a Managing Associate in the Investment Funds practice of Ogier’s Luxembourg office. He is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 EMEA 2016 for the Luxembourg Investment Funds practice.

    Marc advises global clients and investment managers on a wide range of regulated and unregulated investment vehicles. He is in charge of setting up and restructuring Luxembourg investment funds tailored to the clients’ specific needs and expectations and liaising with the Luxembourg financial supervisory authority.

    He also advises international clients in relation to their corporate transactions and on-going regulatory and corporate matters.

    Marc also actively contributes to articles and publications related to alternative investment funds and special limited partnerships.

    Prior to joining Ogier, Marc was Head of Legal Fund Engineering in a major Luxembourg bank and a Senior Associate for a number of years in a Luxembourg law firm, where he was in charge of the investment funds practice of the New York representative office. Prior to this, Marc was a Senior Legal Counsel in the legal department of a licensed professional of the financial sector (PFS) where he was managing a portfolio of regulated funds for onshore and offshore clients.

    Marc graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) where he obtained a Master in Law with Magna Cum Laude (High Honors).

    He is fluent in English and French and has an intermediate level in Dutch.

     

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  • Recognition

    Marc is a recommended lawyer for the Luxembourg investment funds practice. Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
    François Pfister was great, and (...) I was happy with everybody [in the team], they were knowledgeable, very solutions-focused (...), I would definitely recommend them. US-based vice president, counsel and compliance officer of an international real estate investment manager, 2016
    [François Pfister and Marc Lenaers] demonstrated innovative and creative thinking, (...) appropriate technical expertise [and] (...) were commercially focused. Slovakia-based director of a European real estate developer, 2016