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Highly diversified and global outlook

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.

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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The economic diversification of Luxembourg

06-04-2018

DBRS views the ongoing diversification of Luxembourg’s small economy as favourable. Luxembourg remains both highly resilient
and attractive as an investment destination, supported by its highly skilled workforce, competitive tax and legal frameworks
and political stability.
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Luxembourg ranks as the 2nd green finance centre in the world

29-03-2018

Financial services are an essential component of a sustainable economy, which meets the needs of stakeholders, enhances quality of life, protects the environment and addresses global issues such as cl...
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SNCI injects over 95 million euro annually into the Luxembourg economy

02-03-2018

SNCI (Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement) celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017. The national bank is one of the pillars of the economic development of Luxembourg and a key partner for any local company that looks to expand and grow. We spoke with Emmanuel Baumann, who chairs the SNCI management committee.
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A law designed to encourage business innovation

23-02-2018

The law of 17th May 2017 relating to the promotion of research, development and innovation – a tool aimed at all types of businesses looking to innovate – came into force nearly nine month...
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03 May 2018

Focus on Innovation that matters

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Innovation can be a very powerful tool to enhance the viability of your business – but how do you find that unique innovative idea that will give your company a real boost? Join us for a workshop on a structured and guided process that will help the engineers and managers of your organisation think out of the box and create the next breakthroughs. Read more

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A strong wind of green energy, technical innovation and economic success is expected in Hamburg, as the German metropolis will again be hosting the world’s leading international WindEnergy expo from 25 to 28 September 2018. Read more

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