Fund Raising in the EU; Why All Roads Lead to Luxembourg

Dear Members and Friends,

We were happy to announce in partnership with LACC, our webinar event

”Fund Raising in the EU; Why All Roads Lead to Luxembourg”

on Thursday, 01st  June 2023 at 18:00 Luxembourg time/ 12:00 New York time.

This was a free webinar via zoom transmission

for all those which missed the event you can view the recording hereunder

Attention U.S. Asset Managers – are you intending to raise EU capital? You won’t want to miss this webinar! Representatives from Vistra Luxembourg and the Loyens & Loeff New York desk will lead this lively and informative discussion on why to use an EU vehicle – and specifically a Luxembourg vehicle – when looking to raise EU capital.

Topics to be covered:

  • Testing the waters: pre-marketing
  • Marketing strategies: state by state or using a EU passport
  • Reverse solicitation still possible?
  • What is the required Luxembourg footprint?
  • Advisory vs. delegation
  • Service providers needed?
  • Remember to mind the AML rules (investors and assets)
Introductory Remarks

~ Mr. Paul Steinmentz ~

Consul General & Executive Director

~ In Collaboration With ~

 In Partnership With


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Guillaume Benoit, Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg
Speaker Guillaume Benoit, Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg
Guillaume Benoit, senior associate, is a member of the Investment Management Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. Guillaume is an attorney at law in the Investment Management Practice Group. Before joining Loyens & Loeff in 2015, he worked as engineer and project manager for three years in a Luxembourg company …
Speaker: Imad Sidi, Loyens & Loeff New York
Speaker Imad Sidi, Loyens & Loeff New York


Imad Sidi, attorney at law, is an associate in the Corporate and M&A Practice Group of Loyens & Loeff. Based in New York, Imad has a broad practice in general corporate law, corporate restructuring and M&A. His expertise covers both Belgian and Luxembourg law matters.

Speaker: Jervis Smith, Vistra Luxembourg
Speaker Jervis Smith, Vistra Luxembourg
Jervis Smith was appointed Country Managing Director of Vistra Luxembourg in September 2019. Being one of the senior managers at Vistra, Jervis brings extensive local and international experience in leadership and client management to our organisation. With more than 35 years of experience in the banking and finance industry, Jervis …
Speaker: Frank van Kuijk, Loyens & Loeff New York
Speaker Frank van Kuijk, Loyens & Loeff New York
Frank van Kuijk, partner, is a member of our Investment Management practice group. Based in our New York office, he focuses on the structuring and regulatory work for alternative investment fund managers.  Frank specialises in advising, predominantly, US fund managers on Luxembourg fund formation and acquisition structuring work. He has …
Speaker: Jan Vanhoutte, Vistra Luxembourg
Speaker Jan Vanhoutte, Vistra Luxembourg
Jan is the Managing Director and one of the Conducting Officers of Vistra Fund Management S.A. (VFM). VFM is Vistra’s third party alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) focusing on private equity and real estate investment funds. He joined Vistra in January 2011 and was appointed as a Managing Director of….