The strong experience and expertise of our partners swiftly created opportunities to rapidly develop a various and prestigious client basis active in the banking sector, the industry, the real estate and financial services.
Owners of small & medium companies and wealthy families are confronted with a great variety of challenges. Our offices provide a wide spectrum of services in the field of wealth planning, succession planning, family and corporate gouvernance as well as relocation services. Our focus is to deliver excellence and outstanding customer service, providing clients with a single point of contact to co-ordinate their requirements, ensuring efficiency at all levels.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a reputable, sophisticated and stable financial centre, offering an attractive tax, legal and regulatory framework. Our team at Initium Group is committed to client service, delivered with high standards of professionalism, confidentiality and expertise.
Our main areas of expertise are :
Corporate and trust services
Stéphane started his career in 2004 in the tax department of BDO where he gained an extensive experience in VAT and Corporate Tax as well as in the structuring and restructuring of investments.
After 6 years at BDO, he joined a smaller chartered accountant company as tax director and became executive director of the Company. He has stayed there for 3 years before his next move to Initium as Managing Partner since August 2013.
Stéphane intervenes as external speaker on topics such as merger and acquisition, Luxembourg VAT and Corporate Tax, Islamic finance and more recently on the specificities of the eCommerce Taxation.
Stéphane is a Member of the “Ordre des Experts-Comptables”.He owns a master degree in sciences of management and completed his education with a post university degree in European Taxation.
Stéphane is a French native speaker and speaks English fluently. He has a sound knowledge of Dutch.
Alain is a Member of the “ Ordre des Experts-Comptables” in Luxembourg. He holds a Master Degree in sciences of management from the University of Namur.
Alain speaks French, English and has a sound knowledge of Dutch.
She has a high level expertise of Luxembourg legal and commercial practices and has a significant experience in corporate law.
Prior to joining Initium, Izzate worked as a jurist at BDO Luxembourg where she acquired substantial practical knowledge in commercial law, company law as well as in mergers and acquisitions.
Before that, she was a member of the Luxembourg Bar and worked for over six years as an attorney at law in several Luxembourg law firms where she was advising clients on pre-litigation and litigation issues in several matters including shareholder’s conflicts.
Izzate has a Master Degree in Business Law from the University of Metz and holds the certificate of the « Cours Complémentaires en Droit Luxembourgeois » of the University of Luxembourg.
She speaks French, English and Arabic.
Augustin began his career at Ernst & Young where he specialized in audit of commercial, industrial, real estate and financial companies.
After five years as an auditor, Augustin joins General Electric as director of several group companies and as Lux GAAP specialist.
After two years at General Electric, Augustin returns to the accounting profession by joining KPMG, with whom he will carry out detailed accounting assignments with prestigious clients.
A year later, in February 2014, Augustin joined Initium as head of the accounting department.
Augustin is a member of the “Ordre des Experts-comptables”. He owns a master’s degree in Business Management (Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons - FUCaM) as well as a Bacelor’s degree in Accounting and Tax (Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Namur - IESN)
Augustin speaks French and English and has a good knowledge of Dutch.