Luxembourg, 22 April 2022 Centralis is pleased to announce the expansion of its current business by welcoming Vandenbulke Law firm’s SPV management department (Vandenbulke Partner S.à.r.l.) to the Group.
The transaction will significantly broaden Centralis’ offering to asset managers and investors, that complements the Group’s strategic goal of broadening its client base in this fast-growing segment of the financial outsourcing market.
Vandenbulke is a unique independent law firm exclusively specialising in Corporate, Finance, and Tax law with more than 15 years of presence in the Luxembourg market. The firm, who was awarded “Best European Specialist Law firm of the Year 2020” by the Lawyer, is a leader in providing highly specialised services to world-class Institutional Investors and is forerunner of a new generation of law firms based on innovative organisation & leading-edge technology.
Building on the success of the Vandenbulke Law Firm, Vandenbulke Partner S.à.r.l. was established to respond to the increasing demand of institutional and professional investors searching for an independent, fully integrated corporate administrative service for their corporate and investment operations in Luxembourg.
Speaking about this transaction, Aidan Foley, Chief Executive Officer of the Centralis Group commented:
“I’m delighted to announce the acquisition of Vandenbulke Partner S.à.r.l, which has built a strong reputation within the Luxembourg market for high quality servicing over the last 15yrs. This is a significant milestone as we continue to go on this exciting journey in growing both our geographical & service capabilities to consistently deliver the best in class solutions within the industry for our clients”
Denis Vandenbulke, Partner, VDB Law firm, views the relationship with Centralis as:
“A strategic move, to face the new game-changing rules in the corporate services activity, and to rely on the financial services competence, infrastructure and compliance resources of such a partner driven like us by “excellence of client servicing”. Through this synergetic cooperation with Centralis, we guarantee to our clients that the most sophisticated regulated or unregulated legal structures that we design for them, will be given the utmost care in their administration, but will also be offered a full-service corporate assistance in tandem by our law firm and Centralis”.