Christophe Diricks

Partner, Head of Alternative Investments

KPMG in Luxembourg

Christophe is KPMG Luxembourg’s Head of Alternative Investments. Alternative Investments or Private Assets encompass private equity, private credit, infrastructure and real estate. Christophe assists AIF managers with governance to help them comply with regulatory requirements (notably AIFMD, BEPS, ATAD and DAC6). Technology and innovation are top of Christophe’s agenda. He recently launched a tool called “KPMG Idea”, an Intelligent Data Extraction Assistant which automates compliance work. Christophe is also the leading sponsor of the annual KPMG Luxembourg Private & Real Assets Substance Survey which takes the pulse of over 60 fund managers based in Luxembourg.

Areas of expertise

Setting up of regulated and unregulated private equity / debt funds.

Developing tax strategies for stocks and distressed debts investments made by debt/hedge funds, including distressed debt, securitisation and loan origination.

Assistance with structuring acquisitions, repatriation of income planning and leveraging acquisition vehicles.

  • Debt management
  • Ethical business and governance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Management
  • Mega trends
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Private Equity
  • Regulation
  • B.A. in Law (ULG, Belgium) in conjunction with the University of Ottawa (Canada)

  • Certificate of adult continuing education in Luxembourg tax law - Chamber of Commerce (Luxembourg)

  • Member of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)

  • Member of Luxembourg - American Chamber of Commerce (LACC)

  • Christophe started his career at Arthur Andersen in 2001 and has been a partner with Deloitte from 2013 to 2016