Johan is the Managing Partner of Maples and Calder's Luxembourg office, where he is head of the Luxembourg Investment Funds group. Johan has been focusing on fund structuring / formation and regulated financial business for the majority of his practice. He advises managers and investors of collective investment funds, with a particular focus on alternative funds (including private equity, debt, infrastructure, real estate, hedge and passion asset funds) and their management entities.
Johan joined Maples and Calder in 2018. He was previously a partner in the Financial Services and Investment Management group at Dechert. Prior to that, Johan was a partner in the investment management practice of an international firm headquartered in the Netherlands.
University of the Free State, South Africa, LL.B., 1999
University of the Free State, South Africa, B.Proc., 1997
Professional / Civic Activities
Association for the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)
Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA)
Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA)
2000 - Admitted as an attorney in South Africa (not practising)
2002 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (not practising)
2008 - Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar
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