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Strelia

RUE ROYALE/KONINGSSTRAAT 145, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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Work +32 2 627 00 90
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www.strelia.com
Brussels, Luxembourg

Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Strelia

The 'friendly' corporate team at Strelia is 'extremely reactive and always to the point' in its advice and provides 'a personalised service'. The department is frequently instructed on domestic and cross-border corporate and M&A deals. Practice head Olivier Clevenbergh led a team that assisted Natixis with its public takeover of a controlling stake in Dalenys. The group is also acting for new client Burger Brands Belgium on its expansion in Belgium. Other key names to note include Gisèle Rosselle and Laurent Verhavert.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Strelia

'Very pragmatic' firm Strelia is well known for handling corporate litigation and insolvency disputes; for example, department head Jean-Pierre Fierens is representing directors of Optima Bank in claims for damages following the bank's bankruptcy. Olivier Clevenbergh, who 'understands very complex situations quickly', and Bart De Moor are also names to note. SÊbastien Ryelandt was a new arrival from Clifford Chance.

Leading individuals

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Industry focus: Retail
Industry focus: Retail - ranked: tier 1

Strelia

Strelia has significant experience assisting retail sector clients with setting up and developing operations in Belgium. It acts for Carrefour on its Belgian franchise activities and advises the same client on various commercial contracts. The group is also assisting with Burger King's expansion in Belgium. Olivier Clevenbergh and Jean-Pierre Fierens are key names to note. Veritas and Point CarrÊ are also clients.

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Insolvency and restructuring
Insolvency and restructuring - ranked: tier 3

Strelia

The ‘specialist’ insolvency and restructuring practice at Strelia has 'a good understanding of the Belgian market’ and ‘a straight-forward approach’. The team was appointed as office holder in the judicial reorganisation of the Flamant Group Brussels. It also acted as liquidator in the bankruptcy of Photo Hall Multimedia. ‘Stand-out’ lawyer Bart De Moor heads the practice and is ‘very competent in cross-border cases’.

Leading individuals

Bart De Moor - Strelia

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Strelia

The private equity practice group at Strelia is 'very flexible, responsive and to the point'. The team is particularly active in the biotech sector, with clients including Europem and Newton Biocapital. The team assisted the later client with several series A investments in companies such as Epics Therapeutics and Synergia Medical. Gisèle Rosselle heads the practice, which includes Laurent Verhavert.

Next Generation Partners

Laurent Verhavert - Strelia

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