Nicolas Fermaud is the head of the New-York office of Elvinger S.à r.l. which works in exclusive cooperation with Luxembourg law firm Elvinger Hoss Prussen. He practices commercial and financial law and he specializes in investment vehicles. Nicolas advises asset managers and their financiers throughout the investment cycle: fundraising, set-up of the investment platform, its operation (incl. investments and divestments) and its liquidation. Nicolas is an Executive Committee member and secretary of the Luxembourg-American Chamber of Commerce in New York. He is also a member of the editorial board of The Investment Lawyer. Prior to joining the firm, Nicolas worked for more than a decade in the Luxembourg, Moscow and New York offices of a Magic Circle law firm. He is a trained Solicitor in England and Wales and has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2006.