Corporate and Finance

We assist our clients (companies, their management and/or their shareholders) at each stage of their development, in the context of any project development and, if necessary, with regards to dispute resolution. We are skilled at structuring major legal and financial transactions as well as drafting and negotiating the relevant agreements.

Selected recent work

  • Regular assistance to key shareholders of a global brewing group with Belgian origins, during the acquisition of and merger with another brewing group with ties to South Africa and the UK.
  • Assistance to the sellers of a Belgian real-estate company.
  • Involvement in several cross-border mergers, in particular between a Belgian listed company and a foreign company, followed by the IPO of the new entity.
  • Assistance in the context of a management buy-out by a Belgian petroleum products distribution company.
  • Assistance to a French-Luxembourg investment company with the purchase of a group of Belgian companies specialising in security (complete due diligence and negotiation of the SPA).
  • Advice to a listed company relating to a squeeze-out operation.
  • Drafting of prospectuses for an audio-visual tax shelter intermediary.
  • Assistance in the context of a dispute between shareholders of a group of construction materials dealers.
  • Regular advice to a listed company on information duties, transparency, corporate governance and the functioning of its corporate bodies.
  • Assistance to an investment fund with the acquisition of a Belgian corporate group.
  • Drafting of shareholders’ agreements for Belgian and foreign companies.
  • Regular advice on governance rules to financial companies subject to oversight by the Belgian National Bank or the FSMA (Financial Services and Markets Authority).