Benoît Serraf | Luxembourg | Hogan Lovells

Benoît Serraf

Counsel Corporate & Finance

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Serraf Benoit

Benoît Serraf
Serraf Benoit
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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"Team provides solution-oriented advice"

Legal 500 2020

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.

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"Very responsive"

Legal500, 2022

Representative experience

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.

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

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.

NII Holdings on its sale of its 70% interest in its operations in Brazil to América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V.

RiverRock on its acquisition of Exterimmo which holds 12 assets structured as Public-Private Partnership or Public Service Delegation in France, by its RBIF1.

The Independents, a global marketing and communications agency for the luxury and fashion sector, on the  acquisition of Bureau Betak, a French event organizer, specialised in fashion shows. 

The Independents, a global marketing and communications agency for the luxury and fashion sector, on the acquisition of Lefty, a French influencer marketing platform.

IBM on global reorganization for separation of Kyndryl.

Kingdom Holding Company on the sale of part of its Four Seasons interest for US$2.21bn.

Credentials

Education
  • Master 2 in International Business Law, Aix-Marseille University, 2008
  • Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d'Entreprise (DJCE), Aix-Marseille University, 2008
  • Master 2 in International Business Law, Université Aix-Marseille III
  • Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d'Entreprise (DJCE), Université Aix-Marseille III
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • France
  • Luxembourg
Memberships
  • Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA) - Member of working group “'Legal Company Law”