Mr Peter De Ryck > Lydian > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Lydian
TOUR & TAXIS
HAVENLAAN, AVENUE DU PORT 86C, B113
1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Work Department

Corporate and M&A practice

Position

Peter has a particular focus on:

  • corporate law
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • private equity
  • venture capital
  • real estate
  • equity capital markets

Peter is a trusted adviser to industrial and strategic buyers, private equity and corporate finance houses, financial institutions and real estate investors.  

He is especially active in the food and beverage, leisure, transport, service, insurance, energy and ICT sectors.

Languages

Dutch, English, French & Italian

Education

Peter graduated in 1996 with a law degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He obtained a diploma in European law from the ULB’s Centre des Études Européennes in 1997 and subsequently followed additional postgraduate programmes in Company Law at the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel (KUB) and Business Administration (EHSAL – 2006). Peter was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1998.

He has lived in New York and London and a large part of his education was in English.

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Peter De Ryck  – Lydian

Lydian has a strong focus on domestic upper mid-market M&A, as well as regularly acting as Belgian counsel on complex cross-border deals, with the team receiving a number of referrals from international firms. Clients include a number of major international businesses, alongside domestic players and investment funds, with the firm offering integrated sector and regulatory expertise, particularly within the insurance space. The practice is led by Peter De Ryck, who has a strong record in real estate and private equity deals, Tom Geudens, and Maxime Colle, who continues to expand the firm’s international client base. Counsel Florence Colpaert has established a notable practice in the French market, and is active in private equity.