Sébastien Binard is a partner in the private equity and real estate and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions practices of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises mainly in corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and transactional business law.

He advises major private equity firms and alternative fund managers on the structuring and financing of international buy-out transactions and private investments, the formation of joint venture companies and private funds, corporate reorganisations (including in relation to distressed companies), the structuring of exit strategies and corporate governance matters.

Mr Binard is also a lecturer in corporate law at the Luxembourg School for Commerce. He is a member of the legal committee and of the market intelligence committee of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) and a member of the Business Law Commission of the Board of the Luxembourg Bar.

He was seconded to the New York office of Arendt & Medernach from 2008–2009 for 18 months where he represented the corporate law, mergers and acquisitions practice of the firm and advised US clients on Luxembourg corporate law matters.

Mr Binard is a member of the Luxembourg Bar, and was a member of the Brussels Bar until 2013. He holds a master’s degree in law from the Catholic University of Louvain, and speaks English and French.