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Brussels, Kinshasa, London

Freya Mareels

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Work +32 2 551 15 58
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Web:
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Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Freya joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick as a Partner in 2016

Languages

Dutch, English, French

Member

Member of the Brussels bar
AEDBF/EVBFR-Belgium

Education

Freya holds a law degree (magna cum laude) from Ghent University (2005) as well as a master of law (LL.M.) from The University of Nottingham (2006). She also studied at Hofstra University (2005), New York.


Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Next generation lawyers

Freya Mareels - Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick's practice head Jan Vincent Lindemans and Freya Mareels specialise in banking and finance transactions and debt restructurings; their wide-ranging expertise spans areas such as leveraged finance, asset-based lending, structured finance and project finance. In 2017, Mareels was the lead adviser to New York-based private equity firm Argand Partners on the Belgian law aspects of the financing of its acquisition of Oase from Equistone. Lindemans assisted the Veldeman Group and PMF Finance with negotiating an amendment and restatement of existing facilities with KBC Bank. Tom Van Dyck is a go-to for advice on financial regulation, which includes funds regulation (UCITS and AIFMD), insurance regulation (PRIIPS and IDD) and MiFID II. Another notable individual is Wim Dedecker, who has a strong track record in debt and equity capital markets transactions, and recently acted for Belfius Bank as a joint bookrunner on Xior Student Housing's €134m rights issue and accelerated private placement bookbuilding.

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Legal Developments by:
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

  • FSMA MiFID Action Plan announced

    Like in many of our neighboring countries, the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) is taking a more persistent approach in pursuing compliance with MiFID conduct of business. In that regard it has announced a “MiFID Action Plan”.
    - Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

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