Luxembourg is your central hub with a market that extends far beyond its borders. The financial centre’s unique cross-border expertise has attracted asset managers, private equity firms, wealth managers, banks, insurance companies, payment institutions and many other financial services providers from all over the world. The country is a renowned centre for corporate finance and hosts the headquarters of many multinational groups. Our stock exchange plays an important niche role, specialising in the listing of bonds, with more than 3,500 issuers from 100+ countries.
Long established as a world leader in the twin sectors of fund administration and private banking, Luxembourg is the eurozone's leading financial centre and # 12 in the world. It is the second largest for investment funds globally thanks to its pre-eminent role in the European market and as service provider in Asia, the Middle East and South America.
Highly diversified and global outlook
Smart and forward-looking
Luxembourg offers companies access to a vast pool of international and multilingual talent. Our financial centre is the perfect launch pad for new products and services in a cross-border environment. Luxembourg has been a pioneer in innovative finance for many decades; from building Europe’s number 1 international fund distribution platform to being home to the first nationally licensed bitcoin exchange and listing the world’s first Eurobond and Green Bond. The banking centre’s expertise also extends to life insurance and reinsurance, as well as to “captives”.
Stable and solid
Luxembourg is a politically stable country, with very low public debt, and an economy that has performed strongly over a long-term period. Growth in Luxembourg is consistently above the EU average. Our AAA rating demonstrates the global financial community’s confidence in the stability of Luxembourg and its competitiveness.
Decades of experience in the field, flexible and sophisticated investment vehicles, a stable political, social and economic environment, and firm but sensitively applied regulations have combined to create a unique and fertile landscape for the financial sector. Laws, drawn up in consultation with the industry, offer solid investor protection and robust action against money laundering.
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