Discover Benelux, Issue 37, January 2017

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Discover Benelux  |  Business  |  Luxembourg Business Profile


A truly independent firm for tax, corporate & AIF advisory services TEXT: ANNA VILLELEGER  |  PHOTOS: ENGELWOOD

Headquartered in Luxembourg and client focused from the inside out, Engelwood is a global firm providing tailored solutions in the fields of tax structuring, corporate implementation, alternative investment funds and corporate finance services. Founded in 2013, this financial, corporate and tax advisory services provider is best described as a ‘one-stop shop’, which is able to leverage on existing expertise by providing a fully integrated solution to its clients. Engelwood’s partners each bring a wealth of expertise and a strong network of contacts from their decades of experience in the alternative investment fund and corporate industry. “Corporate implementation, corporate services, international tax structuring, financial engineering and alternative investment fund structuring - these are the main pillars around which the various services and solutions we offer to our clients are hinged upon,” begins managing partner 46  |  Issue 37  |  January 2017

Jean-Pierre Verlaine, who has two decades of experience in the fund and corporate industry. The team at Engelwood is committed to excellence. They are multicultural, proactive and always works closely with clients. These can range from family offices and high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), to big names from private equity and venture capital firms as well as from the real estate and infrastructure industry, not to mention various corporate and institutional clients. Clients have a wide range of complex requirements within an increasing regulated environment in areas such as financial engineering, tax structuring, investment vehicles implementation and governance. What makes Engelwood stand out is that it is a truly independent company, and the experienced team are accustomed to handling the most complex of cases and the many challenges of the corporate and alternative investment fund industry. Another big advantage is Engelwood’s international network, meaning the team

is able to liaise with multiple jurisdictions, combining a global capacity with local expertise. As financial expert Verlaine points out, Engelwood is a company with a global outlook. The company has a representative office in London’s elegant Mayfair district and will open new representative offices in Frankfurt and New York in 2017. “We move around a lot and our customers are very international,” he concludes. To find out more, visit: