Private equity and fund formation in Luxembourg
What legal form of vehicle is typically used for private equity funds formed in your jurisdiction? Does such a vehicle have a separate legal personality or existence under the law of your jurisdiction? In either case, what are the legal consequences for investors and the manager?
The guide Private Equity from Getting the Deal Through addresses the most important legal issues regarding fund formation, management and going-private/private equity transactions in areas such as: formation, regulation, licensing and registration, taxation and tax treaties, selling restrictions and exchange listing, investor and fund manager liability, public disclosure and local administration requirements, participation in LBO transactions, types of private equity transactions, applicability of corporate governance practices, disclosure requirements, purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, board member powers and duties, leverage considerations and indebtedness of targets, typical industries, value restrictions on transactions, exit strategies and investment horizons and accounting and pension considerations.