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Kristof Meynaerts

Kristof Meynaerts


Kristof Meynaerts

Kristof Meynaerts has extensive knowledge and experience in the structuring, setting-up and operation of funds, be that regulated or unregulated structures. His practice focuses on real estate, private equity and debt funds.

Kristof advises domestic and international clients ranging from boutique firms to large financial institutions, guiding them through the regulatory, corporate, contractual and organisational aspects of Luxembourg investment funds, both on investor and on sponsor side. He is also regularly handling fund aspects of fund financings.

  • Three Hills Capital Partners on a variety of matters including a EUR 540 million fund raise

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Career and qualifications

  • Catholic University of Leuven (Master of Laws) 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2008
  • Admitted as an avocat in Brussels 2013
  • Admitted as an avocat in Luxembourg 2013
  • INSEAD Executive Education (Broadening Business Perspectives) 2017
  • Partner since 2019

Professional bodies

  • Luxembourg Fund Association (ALFI) – Real Estate Investment Funds working group
  • Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA) – RAIF working group

Awards and citations

  • Kristof Meynaerts is complimented by clients for his "great service level and responsiveness," as well as his "ability to go between pragmatic and theoretic as the need arises and depending on who is asking the questions."
    Chambers Europe 2021: Investment Funds
  • Clients describe working with Kristof Meynaerts as "a real pleasure,“ adding that he is "a very hard worker and very knowledgeable."
    Chambers Europe 2020: Investment Funds
  • Clients laud Kristof Meynaerts for his high level of organisation, noting: "He is very good at managing extremely high-pressured timeframes"
    Chambers Europe 2019: Investment funds
  • Kristof Meynaerts is praised for its "sound technical knowledge across real estate, private equity and debt funds, in particular"
    Legal 500 2019: investment funds