Christine A. Renner


Christine A. Renner


Luxembourg | Dechert (Luxembourg) LLP, 1, Allée Scheffer, B.P. 709, Luxembourg, Luxemburg L-2017
+352 45 62 62 18 | +352 45 94 65


Christine A. Renner focuses her practice on financial services and transactional matters and advises managers and investors on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues relating to the establishment, the restructuring and the operation of UCITS and AIFs investing in various type of assets including debt, private equity, real estate and infrastructural assets. She is also assisting investors on their investment in Luxembourg investment funds including due-diligences and negotiation of the investment terms.

Ms Renner is also advising management companies, AIFMs (including EuVECA managers) and investment firms (MiFID) on their legal and regulatory aspects ranging from their formation to their on-going compliance with regulatory changes. She is also assisting on due-diligences relating to the acquisitions of managers and financial service providers.

  • Advising on the establishment and regulatory authorization of various specialised investment funds (fonds d'investissement spécialisés - SIF) and undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (organismes de placement collectif en valeurs mobilières - UCITS).     
  • Advising on the establishment of various reserved alternative investment funds (RAIF) and alternative investment funds.   
  • Advising management companies, alternative investment fund managers and European venture capital managers on Luxembourg and EU regulatory issues in relation to their operation and the establishment, management and marketing of their funds.
  • Advising on regulatory change projects for investment funds, management companies, alternative investment fund managers and investment firms.       
  • Advising on the conversion and its regulatory authorizations of a master-feeder-structure from a common fund and a corporate structure into investment companies under the form of partnerships for a German pension scheme.    
  • Regularly preparing due diligence reports on the investments for a large private equity fund of funds qualifying as a SIF.    
  • Advising on the establishment of the Luxembourg section of a parallel fund structure investing in private equity and debt.  
  • Advising on the establishment of a RAIF investing in German real estate and leading negotiations with the initial investors.        
  • Advising on the merger and its regulatory authorizations of two Luxembourg UCITS.
  • Advising on the establishment and regulatory authorization of an EuVECA manager with a medical technology strategy.
  • Advising on the amendment to the policies required by MiFID II of an investment firm and an alternative investment fund managers with an authorization extension.
  • Universität Potsdam, 2006
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, 2007
  • Karl-Ruprechts-Universität Heidelberg, First Legal Exam, 2011
  • Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, Second State Examination, 2013
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Luxembourg
  • Celle in Lower Saxony, Germany
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Corporate Law Association (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht - VGR)