Benoît Serraf

Benoît Serraf

Senior Associate

Email benoit.serraf@​

Phone +352 26 4 26 133

Fax +352 26 4 26 999

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

"doing very well in the market"

Legal500 2019

As senior associate in our corporate practice, Benoit Serraf advises companies on a wide range of business and corporate matters, with a particular focus on private acquisition and merger & demerger. He focuses on general corporate legal issues and commercial advice and assists in corporate structuring and restructuring as well as in private equity transactions. Benoit brings experience on refinancing transactions as well.

Benoit holds a Master in international business law and a DJCE in business law from the University of Aix-en-Provence (France). He was admitted to both the Paris and the Luxembourg Bar. Benoit is fluent in French and English and has good knowledge of Spanish.

Prior joining Hogan Lovells, Benoit worked for major law firms in Paris and Luxembourg.

Education and admissions


Master 2 International Business Law, Université Aix-Marseille III

Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d'Entreprise (DJCE), Université Aix-Marseille III


Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA) - Member of working group “'Legal Company Law”

Bar admissions and qualifications



Representative experience

Advised Swissport on its offering of €410m 5.25% senior secured notes due 2024, €250m 9% senior notes due 2025 and the early redemption of its outstanding notes.

Advised M&G on the Luxembourg corporate aspects of the EUR 94.1 million acquisition of a central Berlin office asset by a Luxembourg SPV.

Advised Charterhouse capital on 60% acquisition Serb (Belgian pharmaceuticals business) which reported in 2016 EUR 65 million revenues.

Advising M&G on corporate aspects regarding its EUR 32.9 million acquisition of logistics real estate assets located near Warsaw, totaling close to 50,000 sqm.

Advised RiverRock on its acquisition of Exterimmo which holds 12 assets structured as Public-Private Partnership or Public Service Delegation in France, by RBIF Luxco One.

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