Ogier has welcomed investment funds specialist Benoît Rose as a partner in our Luxembourg team.
Benoît is an investment funds specialist with more than 15 years' experience in asset management in Luxembourg, France and Switzerland.
Benoît's previous experience includes leading the investment funds team of a leading, international law firm in Luxembourg and a senior General Counsel role at a leading Swiss bank based in Zürich and Paris with responsibility for regulated cross-border European funds.
A regular lecturer on investment funds and distribution-related topics, Benoit has also acted in a senior public policy role in the French asset management industry association.
Ogier's Luxembourg practice partner Daniel Richards said: "Our investment in our Luxembourg capability continues with the appointment of Benoît Rose. Benoît has an exceptional track record in both investment funds and regulatory advice.
"Benoît's appointment is timely as we are seeing strong growth in a number of areas, particularly in relation to private equity and real estate funds, in parallel with an increasing focus on regulatory matters."
Benoît's expertise encompasses both the full range of fund types in alternatives and also traditional, regulated funds across all stages of the fund lifecycle.
He is also an expert in regulatory matters, with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the roles and responsibilities in the asset management industry, from both a legal and an operational perspective including the licensing, organisation, operation and governance of management companies with cross-border implications.
Benoît joins Ogier's growing team of funds specialists in Luxembourg including partners Anne-Gaelle Delabye and Francois Pfister, and Managing Associates Walid Sharara and Virginie Gonella, who act for leading fund managers, banks, corporate and institutional clients across North America, China and the UK, as well as continental Europe.
"We are proud of our team of dynamic, multi-lingual, internationally experienced Luxembourg advocates who combine specialist Luxembourg expertise with international service delivery to global clients, and look forward very much to working with Benoît." said Daniel.