Catharina von Finckenhagen

Managing Associate Cayman Islands, Luxembourg Legal
Catharina Von Finckenhagen
The fact that she can do Cayman law and do the same thing for Luxembourg is a very rare thing. Chambers Global, 2020


Catharina specialises in fund finance, advising global lending institutions and borrowers on multi-jurisdictional subscription finance facilities.

Areas of expertise

  • Background & experience

    Catharina von Finckenhagen is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. She specialises in advising on subscription credit and capital call facilities entered into by funds, general partner or management lines of credit, including assignments of management fee income and on borrowing and guaranteeing provisions in fund constitutional documents as well as ability to grant security, with experience in hybrid and net asset value credit facilities entered into by funds. As a key member of the Ogier CAYLUX fund finance team, and a qualified Cayman Islands attorney and Luxembourg advocate, her achievements include advising major US based global lending institutions on records breaking subscription finance facilities involving both Cayman Islands and Luxembourg funds in the facility structure.

    With extensive corporate finance, banking and investment funds experience, she advises an international client base on general corporate and banking matters and all aspects of investment funds, including formation, restructuring, corporate governance and operational matters.

    Catharina is a member of 100 Women in Finance, Women in Fund Finance and the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.

    Catharina is fluent in English, French, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish and Spanish.

    Prior to joining Ogier, Catharina worked as a corporate finance and funds lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright in London, Hong Kong and the Kingdom of Bahrain, specialising in various open and closed-ended fund formations, including Shariah compliant structures, international private equity offerings, public and private mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures.

    She joined a leading offshore law firm as an associate in Singapore before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2015.

    Admitted in:

    2011 - England and Wales
    2016 - Cayman Islands
    2019 - Luxembourg, Liste IV
    2021 - Ireland (Roll of Solicitors)


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  • Recognition

    The fact that she can do Cayman law and do the same thing for Luxembourg is a very rare thing. Chambers Global, 2020