As an associate in our Corporate Group, Arnaud Fostier focuses his practice at Hogan Lovells on Corporate and Commercial law. He brings an extensive experience in private and public merger and acquisition, private equity, corporate finance and restructurings. His sector focus is on large internationals, infrastructure and real estate as well as private equity funds.
Arnaud obtained a masters degree in European Banking and Financial Law from the University of Luxembourg and a LL.M in Law and Economics from University College London. He was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2011.
Arnaud has vast experience representing major companies in negotiated and contested merger and acquisition matters in a wide variety of contexts, including competitive auctions, exclusive transactions and joint ventures. He has also effectively represented private equity funds, investors, real estate investment trusts and developers in a multitude of transactions with different asset classes and Industry Groups involving office buildings, shopping centers and retail spaces.
Advised AXA Real Investment Managers on a €231m acquisition of a Luxembourg structure holding the largest shopping center in West Germany.
Advised Dream on its joint venture with POBA whereby POBA acquired 50% interest in seven of Dream's properties in Germany for approximately €221m.
Advised Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings on its corporate restructuring in the context of the US$6.1bn acquisition of Covance Inc.
Advised Brookfield Infrastructure Group Corporation on the acquisition with a consortium of investors of 50% of TDF France for approximately €1.78bn.
Advising Luxaviation Group, the world's largest global private aviation group, on the acquisition of Execujet Aviation Group.