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Maples Group

12E Rue Guillaume Kroll
L-1882, Luxembourg

Maples Group

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Jorge Perez
Senior Vice President, Head of Fiduciary Services - Luxembourg
Maples Group
With more than 20 years of international experience, Jorge has driven global solutions for middle and back office operations for financial institutions, management companies, investment funds, securitisation vehicles, private equity and real estate funds, and corporate and trust structures. He has significant knowledge and has provided thought leadership on the impact and implementation of regulatory and compliance requirements for capital markets, AIFM and fund administration, and corporate and trust business.
Constanze Schmidt
Senior Vice President
Maples Group
Constanze heads the Maples Group's structured finance business in Luxembourg, having over 20 years experience in the financial sector. She serves as an independent director on a wide range of Luxembourg structured finance and holding companies. Previously, Constanze worked at KPMG (Luxembourg) S.à r.l. and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg and Volksbank eG Gardelegen in Germany.
Yuri Schuurman
Senior Vice President, Head of Fiduciary Services - Netherlands
Maples Group
Yuri has more than 10 years of experience providing accounting and corporate administration services to an international client base. Yuri brings in-depth knowledge on matters related to legal compliance, finance and complex international corporate structuring, among other areas of expertise. He has held a number of senior roles with a multi-jurisdictional corporate services provider where he managed large teams servicing a multi-national client portfolio. His main focuses are within multi-national enterprises, private equity, real estate and corporate structures.
Allard Elema
Vice President
Maples Group
Allard has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years and has a broad range of experience covering capital markets and fiduciary services. Allard primarily specialises in capital markets, structured finance and financial regulatory compliance. He also served on the boards of various companies involving debt financing. Previously, Allard worked at Deutsche Bank AG as an Assistant Vice President in Structured Finance. Prior to this, he worked at Capital Markets Intertrust Group as a Transaction Manager.
Johan Terblanche
Managing Partner – Luxembourg
Maples Group
Johan is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) at the Maples Group, where he is head of the Luxembourg Funds & Investment Management team. Johan has focussed on fund structuring / formation and regulated financial business for the majority of his career. He advises managers and investors of collective investment funds, with a particular focus on alternative funds (including private equity, debt, infrastructure, real estate and hedge funds) and their management entities. Johan joined the Maples Group in 2018. He was previously a partner in the Financial Services and Investment Management group at Dechert. Prior to that, Johan was a partner in the investment management practice of an international firm headquartered in the Netherlands. Johan has been recognised as a 'highly regarded' lawyer by IFLR1000 and a 'leading individual' by Legal500.
Arnaud Arrecgros
Maples Group
Arnaud is head of Maples and Calder (Luxembourg)'s Finance team at the Maples Group. He has extensive experience in cross border financing and banking transactions, including corporate debt facilities, acquisition, asset and real estate financing and restructurings, funds financing in connection with the setting up of bridge and capital commitment facilities, securitisations, as well as capital markets matters. He represents both borrowers (including private equity and hedge funds) and lenders on lending transactions and all types of secured transactions, advising in particular on the setting up of security packages and issues surrounding collateral in the context of debt restructuring transactions. Outside of Maples Arnaud teaches a course dedicated to securities and financial services law for graduate students at the Nancy University School of Law.

About Maples Group

The Maples Group provides global clients with a comprehensive range of legal, fund, fiduciary, regulatory and compliance and entity formation and management services. Our teams provide services for all types of international securitisation transactions and on a full array of traditional and bespoke transaction structures.

Our offering is distinguished by the highest quality of work, an innovative approach and a commitment to tailored client service, combined with a longstanding core value of working together with clients as a team. With a global network of lawyers and industry professionals strategically located in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, the Maples Group ensures that you gain immediate access to expert advice and bespoke support, within time zones that are convenient to your needs.

The Maples Group delivers a full complement of services for structured finance and securitisation transactions via global teams of experts who work closely to provide a seamless and comprehensive range of legal, listing, fiduciary, corporate formation and administration services.

Collectively, the Maples Group provides services in the leading domiciles where entities are established to undertake structured finance and securitisation transactions. Our approach is a central feature for arrangers and lead transaction counsel who are seeking integrated structured finance solutions.

Company's services in the field of securitisations and securitisation-related asset-based finance instruments

At the Maples Group, we understand that working with clients, advisers, financial institutions and regulatory authorities can be a complex process. We make it our priority to ensure that our clients not only receive experienced advice but do so in a timely manner.

Our Structured Finance teams bring extensive experience, depth and a collegiate approach, providing the highest quality legal advice and fiduciary services to our clients on structured transactions, ranging from commoditised deals to the largest and most complex matters. Through our international office network, we have built a global understanding of our clients' tax and structuring needs enabling us to work effectively with other transaction counsel.

We are a market leading provider of corporate and fiduciary services to structured finance vehicles established in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Delaware, Dubai, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Singapore. Administering over 7,000 structured finance vehicles globally, with a blue-chip client base, our professionals have developed specialist expertise with a comprehensive knowledge base through our involvement in a wide range of transactions, adding value over the entire life of the transaction and earning a market reputation for responsiveness, productivity and consistency. We provide a complete range of fiduciary services to securitisation vehicles including:

  • Accounting, Tax & Agency Services
  • Company Secretarial & Board Support Services
  • Compliance Services
  • Conflict Review Services
  • Directorships
  • E-Services
  • Liquidations
  • Share Trustee & Trustee

Our teams provide services for all types of international securitisation transactions and on a full array of traditional and bespoke transaction structures, including:

  • Trade finance securitisations
  • Standalone and multi-issuer repackaging programmes
  • Structured products using collateralised swaps and repos
  • Cash and synthetic CLOs

We also have particular expertise advising issuers, trustees and arrangers on restructuring and termination of structured finance products.

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Constanze Schmidt
Constanze Schmidt

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