The volume of international commercial transactions is continuing to grow.
And because these transactions often come under different national jurisdictions, they're becoming correspondingly complex. So our clients are looking for solutions that work internationally as well as locally. Solutions based on professional expertise, experience and ingenuity.
Thanks to our longstanding contacts with top legal firms across the world, NautaDutilh has the expertise to support clients far beyond our own borders.
Banking and Finance
NautaDutilh is recognised as a leading banking and finance law firm. Its team has outstanding expertise in the full range of banking and finance services, including capital markets (both debt and equity), structured finance, securitisation structures, financial products, securities legislation, international finance, leveraged lending, acquisition finance, fund finance, and insolvency and restructuring. In the area of debt capital markets, the team has extensive experience dealing with a wide range of complex high-value senior and high-yield note programmes as well as covered bond issues. On the equity side, cross-border IPOs involving Luxembourg issuers are an area in which it is particularly strong.
Corporate and M&A
NautaDutilh handles all aspects of corporate M&A and private equity deals including (leveraged and management) buy-outs, public-to-private transactions, exits through IPOs, secondary and other private transactions, and acquisition finance. The firm is regularly involved in major multi-jurisdictional deals, acting for investors, finance providers, sellers and management, complex migrations, mergers and internal reorganisations for multinational groups.
NautaDutilh has extensive experience advising on all aspects of investment funds, including fund structuring, regulatory compliance, investor negotiations and fund due diligence (when acting for the LP side). Its team advises fund managers and promotors on the structuring and launch of RAIFs, SIFs, SICARs, SCSs or SCSps without a wrapper and UCITS.
Taxation is a key practice of NautaDutilh. Its tax team has a strong transactional focus and provides invaluable support to the firm’s other departments. The team advises on all aspects of Luxembourg and international tax law, with a particular focus on the tax aspects of M&A, structured finance (securitisation), real estate and private equity deals.
IP and Technology
NautaDutilh’s IP and technology team assists clients in all areas of intellectual property law (in particular trademark, copyright, patent, design and trade name matters), advertising, unfair competition and trade secret disputes, as well as in IP and technology-driven transactions and with the negotiation and drafting of IT and outsourcing contracts.
NautaDutilh is the law firm of choice in the Benelux for all types of high-stakes commercial litigation and arbitration. It advocates a multi-disciplinary approach and has an excellent track record representing clients at all levels of the judicial system. It has handled cases involving professional liability, intellectual property, insurance, commercial contracts, restructurings in the context of and outside bankruptcy, and class actions.