Ms Christel Van den Eynden > Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
BOULEVARD DE L'EMPEREUR 3 KEIZERSLAAN
PO-MBD-2022-092
1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Work Department

Corporate and M&A/ Public Private Partnerships.

Position

Partner

Career

Christel Van den Eynden is a Partner in the Corporate and Finance Practice Group.

She advises international and national clients (listed and non-listed companies) on (cross-border) mergers & acquisitions, and private equity investments, and has built up an extensive practice in project financed transactions, PPP and complex industrial projects, mostly in infrastructure, energy and renewables, and logistics.

Christel advises clients in a wide variety of sectors, including the retail sector and food industry, automotive industry, logistics and port-related activities, the energy and green energy sector, (petro)chemicals, biotechnology and life sciences sector, the financial and payment services sector, the IT and high tech sector, hospitality and entertainment sector. She has particular expertise in cross-border acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and infrastructure projects. She also advises clients on issues of corporate governance, directors’ liability and issues of general corporate law.

In addition to her law degree from the University of Antwerp (UA 1987), Christel has a master of arts in international relations from Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Bologna, Italy, and Washington D.C.), for which she obtained a Fulbright Scholarship. Christel sits on the selection committee of the Fulbright US-Belgium exchange commission awarding scholarships to master degree students in law.

Christel Van den Eynden joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick in 1999.

Languages

Dutch, French, English German and Italian (read)

Memberships

Christel Van den Eynden is a member of the Board, Executive and Audit Committee of Lex Mundi; Chair Emeritus cross-border transactions practice group of Lex Mundi;and Member of women on board.

Education

In addition to her law degree from the University of Antwerp (UA 1987), Christel Van den Eynden has a master of arts in international relations from Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Bologna, Italy, and Washington D.C.), for which she obtained a Fulbright Scholarship.

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Christel Van den EyndenLiedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick has established a strong multi-jurisdictional practice, handling a wide range of mid-cap deals across Europe and globally, with expertise in a number of sectors, particularly tech, life sciences, and real estate. The firm advises a number of funds and investors, including REITs, private equity, and venture capital funds, and has a solid record in the start-up and scale-up space. The team is led by Damien Conem, who advises on cross-border M&A and corporate financing matters, while Christel Van den Eynden has a focus on the IT and high-tech sectors, advising on M&A and private equity investments. Wim Dedecker is also developing a transactional profile, combining M&A and venture capital work with his securities and financing expertise. Senior associate Celine Tallier specialises in VC and start-up work.

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