Benoît Rose; Credit: Ogier

Ogier has welcomed Benoît Rose as a partner in its Luxembourg investment funds team.

An investment funds specialist with more than fifteen years' experience in asset management in Luxembourg, France and Switzerland, Benoît Rose's previous experience included leading the investment funds team of a leading, international law firm in Luxembourg and a senior General Counsel role at a leading Swiss bank based in Zürich and Paris with responsibility for regulated cross-border European funds.

A regular lecturer on investment funds and distribution-related topics, Benoit Rose has also acted in a senior public policy role in the French asset management industry association.

Ogier's Luxembourg practice partner Daniel Richards said: "Our investment in our Luxembourg capability continues with the appointment of Benoît, who has an exceptional track record in both investment funds and regulatory advice. Benoît's appointment is timely as we are seeing strong growth in a number of areas, particularly in relation to private equity and real estate funds, in parallel with an increasing focus on regulatory matters."

Benoît Rose's expertise encompasses both the full range of fund types in alternatives and also traditional, regulated funds across all stages of the fund lifecycle. He is also an expert in regulatory matters, with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the roles and responsibilities in the asset management industry, from both a legal and an operational perspective including the licensing, organisation, operation and governance of management companies with cross-border implications.

Benoît Rose will join Ogier's growing team of funds specialists in Luxembourg, including partners Anne-Gaelle Delabye and Francois Pfister, and Managing Associates Walid Sharara and Virginie Gonella, who act for leading fund managers, banks, corporate and institutional clients across North America, China and the UK, as well as continental Europe.