Dirk Leermakers is a Corporate and M&A lawyer who handles national and international mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity-driven and management-led buyouts. Dirk advises multinationals, private equity firms and hedge funds as well as occasionally private investors with their mostly cross-border transactions. In addition, Dirk is active in the field of corporate reorganisations and restructurings.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Some of our lawyers have more than 20 years of experience in negotiating M&A transactions, whether in Belgium or at an international level. Our lawyers have assisted sellers and buyers in various industries, such as retail, ICT, energy, banking and finance, insurance. The range of our practice is broad and goes from very large multi-jurisdictional transactions on shares to disposal of individual assets or enterprises (“fonds de commerce / handelszaak”). We also advise the various parties involved in public take-overs.
Our tax specialist can provide input into our M&A transactions so that we can advise our clients on the structure of deals from various relevant angles.
Olivier Clevenbergh is mainly active in the field of M&A and corporate law. He deals with national and international acquisitions and disposals of shares or assets, private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and joint ventures. He has considerable experience as regards restructurings and the acquisition of the assets of distressed companies.
Jean-Pierre Fierens specializes in corporate law and distribution law. Over the last ten years he has been appointed numerous times as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or chairman of an arbitral tribunal. He also acts as counsel in arbitration matters. He is an Accredited Mediator at the CEDR (Center for Effective Dispute Resolution).