Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Advising management and minority shareholder of the EURO-DIESEL group with respect to a EUR 68 million investment by 3i
  • Advising Semetis shareholders’ sale of a majority stake
  • Advising NEF Capital Ethique in connection with its investment in TPS Technologies SA
  • Advising Galapagos (Euronext) on a € 0.5 billion strategic alliance with AbbVie
  • Advising Apple Tree IV Fund on the financing of the acquisition of Allegro Diagnostics
  • Advising sellers in the sale of majority stake of Social Lab Group to WPP/Ogilvy
  • Advising Galapagos in a collaboration agreement with AbbVie
  • Advising TREVI Group in connection with its merger with FONCIA Belgium
  • Advising and assisting as lead counsel Galapagos NV, a NYSE-Euronext listed biotech company, on a private placement of €54 million
  • Advising Hecht SA in the acquisition of Zebra Graphics NV
  • Advising Maxtel in its acquisition of Photo Hall retail chain in Belgium
  • Advising ORES in a €350 millon private placement of bonds admitted to the offical listing of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Advising private shareholders of PromoCity with regard to the sale of their company to Outspot
  • Advising Gimv Agri+, a sub-fund of leading private equity and venture capital provider Gimv, in a €6 million investment in GreenWatt (cleantech)
  • Advising founder of Verdesis in a €25 million capital increase in Verdesis (with co-investors BeCapital and EDF EN)
  • Advising an investment firm in connection with various investments in forests and lands in Eastern Europe.
  • Drafting of various share purchase agreements in view of the acquisition of minority stakes in a leading carbon nanotubes technology manufacturer.
  • Advising a group of family shareholders in the negotiation of a shareholders’ agreement.
  • Acquisition of a minority stake in a distributor of OTC products.
  • Advising a French biometrics and clinical research services company in the setting up of a Belgian joint venture company.
  • Advising Phifin in a co-investment in AED Rent with ING Private Equity
  • Advising ORES in the issuance of a €250 million Belgian Euro Short-Term Treasury Notes Programme
  • Advising shareholders in the setting up of a financial advisory group.
  • Advising a Belgian private equity fund in the acquisition of a major retailer of home and garden products in Wallonia.
  • Advising a leading audio and visual services group with its restructuring, including the setting up of an employee stock option plan and the drafting of share purchase agreements and shareholders’ agreements.
  • Advising Belgian and Luxembourg investors in the acquisition of a stake in a composite producing company.
  • Representing a seller of a major Belgian real estate construction group in a post-acquisition claim.
  • Advising a Belgian private equity fund in the acquisition of a stake in a hydropower electricity production project (joint-venture), including due diligence, drafting and negotiating a shareholders agreement.
  • Advising Gimv in a €15.3 million investment round in XDC, a leading digital cinema equipment manufacturer in Europe, including due diligence, drafting and negotiating investment, shareholders and other agreements
  • Advising Belgian municipalities in connection with the sale of their cable-TV business.
  • Advising on the corporate and tax restructuring and subsequent sale of a food producing group to a worldwide food producer.
  • Advising and structuring of a private equity investment in a branded retail chain.
  • Sale of a services-to-consumer company to a global group listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
  • Advising investors in the corporate and tax structuring and setting up of a Private Equity Fund.
  • Advising French private equity fund Evercapital in the acquisition and MBO of Nissim SA (“Olivier Strelli”)
  • Acquisition and restructuring of a biological laboratory company by a major European player in the bio-analysis industry.