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Benjamin Lacourt



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Benjamin Lacourt



Benjamin concentrates his practice on investment funds, with a focus on alternative assets (private equity, debt, infrastructure, real estate and hedge funds), as well as financial regulatory matters.

Benjamin has extensive experience advising French and international fund managers, investment firms and other financial institutions on various issues such as: investment funds formation in France or in other European jurisdictions, marketing of financial products, banking and financial regulations as well as the setting-up and restructuring of management companies. Benjamin further assists institutional investors as part of their primary investments or secondary transactions relating to French or foreign investment funds.

Benjamin frequently lectures on fund formation at training events for professional associations (France Invest) or clients. 

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Publications: 05 May 2022

Podcast: ESG in the funds industry - outlook on the French, Luxembourg and UK markets

In this podcast, Codrina Constantinescu (Counsel, Luxembourg), Tamara Cizeika (Counsel, London) and Benjamin Lacourt (Counsel, Paris) discuss SFDR and taxonomy challenges and opportunities in the…

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News: 05 October 2021

Allen & Overy advises Air Liquide and TotalEnergies on the structuring and creation of the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure fund

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News: 27 July 2021

Allen & Overy’s France-Luxembourg Platform advises on the structuring of BNP Paribas European Infrastructure Debt Fund II

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Post graduate degree - Law and International Management, HEC, 2010 - 2011

Masters degree - Product Law and Financial Markets, Paris Sud XI, 2009 – 2010

Masters degree – Business Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2008 – 2009

Bachelors degree – Private Law, Paris II Panthéon–Assas, 2005 - 2008