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Private Equity

PwC Legal can help with all aspects of the private equity life cycle.

Top tier expertise on private equity is vital when you need assistance with

  • Private equity fund formation
  • Structuring and financing acquisitions or disposals
  • Private equity M&A
  • Stock options and other incentive plans (including carried interest)


  • Structuring shareholder rights and obligations
  • IPOs
  • Shareholder disputes

For each of these steps, you will need

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Luxembourg private equity market, along with the relevant legal and regulatory trends and challenges.
  • Legal expertise in negotiating deal terms and drafting the regulatory, transactional and financing documents.
  • A committed and responsive team.


How we can assist you

Our team is highly skilled in various disciplines, responsive and pragmatic. We strive to deliver our services on time and on budget. Our goal is to not only be your legal advisor but your business partner through:
  • Assisting on all aspects of funds formation, working closely with our Investment Funds practice.
  • Negotiating deal terms and drafting key investment documents such as term sheets, share and asset purchase agreements, shareholders' and investment agreements, side letters, commitment letters, tailor-made articles of association.
  • Negotiating and drafting of finance documents - third party and intragroup loan agreements, security guarantee packages, debt and equity instruments.
  • Advising on insolvency rules.
  • Advising on employment aspects, including stock options and other incentive plans.
  • Assistance with and advice on day-to-day management matters and shareholder disputes.

PwC Legal is ranked in the practice both in Chambers and Partners Europe (Band 4) and The Legal500 (Band 2).

"They are super responsive, always able to action ad-hoc requests and deliver great quality of service. They also work very well with other advisors involved in deals."

Legal 500, 2021

Contact us

Catherine Baflast

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

Tel: +352 26 48 42 35 36

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