Bonn & Schmitt
22-24, Rives de Clausen
Tel: +352 27 855
Fax: +352 27 855 855
Alex Schmitt is a partner of Bonn & Schmitt. He was born in Luxembourg and admitted to the Bar in 1979 in Brussels, Belgium and Luxembourg in 1983.
He was educated at the University of Brussels, Belgium (Lic Jur, 1978); the Institute of European Studies, Brussels (Lic Droit Européen, 1980); and Harvard Law School, US (LLM, 1981).
Alex Schmitt is a member of the Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Commission’s committee of experts on undertakings for collective investment, and its committee of experts on securitisation . He also is on the panel of conciliators and arbitrators of the International Centre for the settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and on the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
He is a lecturer at both the University of Brussels Law School and at the University of Luxembourg.
Alex Schmitt’s principal practice areas are financial and banking law, investment funds, private equity, securities law and regulation, and mergers and acquisitions.
He speaks English, French, German and Italian.
The Capital Markets, Securities Law and Regulation Practice:
We provide tailored and innovative advice to clients on the structuring of equity, equity-linked and debt offerings in Luxembourg and regularly advice issuers, underwriters and arrangers on all aspects of international capital markets transactions.
Our capital market team provides advice to domestic and international issuers or arrangers in respect of transactions and regulatory capital market work as well as international securities regulation including the issue of debt and equity securities, convertible instruments and high yield bonds. Our top tier capital market team advises frequently on international securities listings, cross border public offerings and IPO’s and has established strong ties with the Luxembourg stock exchange in this respect.
Bonn & Schmitt:
Bonn & Schmitt is a leading Luxembourg law firm with an extensive international practice.
Our attorneys are experienced practitioners in the Luxembourg legal environment and present a unique combination of expertise allowing us to deliver unrivalled legal solutions in one of Europe’s leading financial centres.
Bonn & Schmitt has established strong working relationships with leading law firms throughout Europe and in the international community with whom we interact closely and collaboratively to provide our clients with innovative and integrated solutions to multi-jurisdictional matters.
Our truly global client base stretches through Europe, the U.S., Asia, South America, South Africa, and Russia.
We are the trusted legal partner of leading international financial institutions, industrial corporations, national governments as well as media companies, pharmaceutical groups and food and beverage groups listed on the Forbes Global 2000 list.
The firm regularly advises Luxembourg state/local and regulatory authorities on a wide range of legal matters.
Bonn & Schmitt’s lawyers are registered with the Luxembourg Bar and many are members of several international legal organizations, including the International Bar Association, the International Association of Lawyers (UIA).
Bonn & Schmitt is the editor of the Luxembourg Law Digest for the Martindale Hubbell Directory.
Bonn & Schmitt was awarded two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014 “Luxembourg Law Firm of the Year” by the International Financial Review (IFLR).