Banking and Capital Markets

Banking and capital markets cover a growing number of services, techniques and financial players. The right advice on complex and technical financial transaction can make the difference between success and failure.

What are your challenges

Identifying and understanding available financing solutions, assessing and structuring projects with the most efficient options, negotiating and documenting financial transactions with the suitable counterparties, setting-up robust security and collateral package are your key challenges in an increasingly complex environment. Our comprehensive business law experience means we can assist you in meeting those challenges, combining the best local market knowledge with a cross-border approach.

How we can assist you

Our Banking and Capital Markets team has extensive experience managing international finance and capital markets transactions, assisting local and international clients navigating through complex legal and regulatory issues.

With the aim of combining transactional skills and financial regulatory expertise covering the full range of Luxembourg banking, finance and capital markets matters, we are in position to assist our clients with all of their financing needs.
Benefitting from extensive technical knowledge of both the applicable laws and the relevant industries and our team’s deal-driven approach, we intend to provide our clients with tailored made and pragmatic solutions.

Working in close relationship with both our tax, private equity and corporate departments, we offer our clients fully integrated and tax efficient solutions, advising on all matters relating to Banking, Finance, Securitisation and Capital Markets.


  • Secured (syndicated and non-syndicated) lending
  • Leveraged finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Capital Markets

  • Initial public offerings
  • Takeovers
  • Setting up and maintenance of EMTN programmes
  • Securities offerings to the public or by private placements (including Euro Medium Term notes, Eurobonds, high yield bonds, green bonds, commercial papers, etc.
  • Listing agency services in connection with the listing of securities on any of the markets operated by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Clearing and settlement
  • Regulatory matters relating to the financial markets and securities laws (transparency, market abuse, shareholders’ rights, etc)
  • Liability management transactions, including buybacks, tender and exchange offers, consent solicitation


Securitisation and structured finance

  • Asset-backed securities
  • Repackaging
  • Securities lending
  • Funds financing
  • Derivatives


  • Electronic payment and money institutions
  • Crypto currencies and blockchain related technologies
  • ICOs and public offering
  • Equity crowd Funding / P2P lending

Cédric Raffoul is ranked in Chambers and Partners Global and Europe (Band 3) and in The Legal 500 as Next Generation Partner. He is also ranked in IFLR1000 as a Notable practitioner.

Cédric Raffoul enters the rankings after being described as "skyrocketing in the Luxembourg capital markets environment and being particularly knowledgeable in SPAC-related matters."

Chambers and Partners


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Contact us

Cédric Raffoul

Partner, Avocat à la Cour au Barreau de Luxembourg, PwC Legal

Tel: +352 26 48 42 35 60

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