Alexandrine Armstrong-Cerfontaine leads Goodwin’s Luxembourg practice and is a partner in the firm’s global Private Investment Fund group. Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine focuses on private equity fund formation and transactions, advising private equity sponsors on their investments and corporate finance, drawing on her experience on business management, corporate finance, restructuring, compensation, retirement plans and advising financial sponsors and management in setting-up complex compensation schemes as part of LBO transactions. 

Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine has a general experience on syndicated financings (including leveraged financing and restructurings) and a particular experience on fund financings.

Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine is fluent in French and English.





Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine’s recent representations include:

  • Slate Asset Management on the structuring and fundraising of its first European real estate fund, Slate European Real Estate Fund III, which closed at its hard cap of €250 million.
Professional Activities

Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine is triple qualified and is a member of the Paris Bar, Law Society (England & Wales) and Luxembourg Bar. She is also a member of the working groups of ABBL (Luxembourg Banker’s Association), LPEA and ALFI.


Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine is listed in Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Banking & Finance: “‘very impressive’ team head Alexandrine Armstrong-Cerfontaine has ‘a remarkable background in finance, banking and capital markets work.’ The team is particularly strong in equity bridge financings” and in Investment Funds category, she was characterized as ‘responsive and flexible,’ and core areas of practice are high-end private equity fund structuring and advising global clients on AIFMD regulatory issues. Chambers Global ranked Ms. Armstrong-Cerfontaine for Corporate M&A work in 2020 and 2018.

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