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Racine

ACCESS BUILDING, KEIZER KARELLAAN 586, BUS 9, AVENUE CHARLES QUINT 586, BTE 9, B1082 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 411 21 55
Email:
Web:
www.racine.eu
Bordeaux, Brussels, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Paris and 2 more

Anthony Van der Hauwaert

Tel:
Work +32 (0)2 411 21 55
Email:
Web:
www.racinebrussels.eu
Racine

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Partner. For 20 years now Anthony Van der Hauwaert has been advising Belgian and international groups on M&A and corporate matters. He has particular experience in cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, private equity and real estate transactions.  As court appointed bankruptcy lawyer, Anthony frequently intervenes in restructuring matters.

Career

Before joining Racine in 2017, Anthony was a partner at the international law firms King & Wood Mallesons and Squire Patton Boggs. He started his legal career at Allen & Overy.

Languages

English, Dutch, French

Member

Member of the Brussels and Ghent bars;
Court appointed trustee (curator) in Ghent;
Member of the Belgian arbitration institute Cepina

Education

Anthony holds a bachelor in law from the Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix in Namur (Belgium), a master in law from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), an LLM from the George Washington University (USA) and a post university formation as a Bankruptcy trustee.


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The 'commercially-minded' corporate and commercial team at Racine stands out for its 'profound experience', 'excellent service' and for providing 'very good value for money'. The department was instructed by Grafton Group on the acquisition of Roussel's shares in the companies' joint venture YouBuild, including advising on ascertaining approval from the Belgian competition authority. The 'committed and solution-driven' Anthony Van der Hauwaert is highlighted as 'a shrewd and calm negotiator'. Stijn Claeys is also noted for his 'pragmatic, hands-on approach and profound legal knowledge'.

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Insolvency and restructuring

Within: Insolvency and restructuring

Racine's insolvency and restructuring team 'is well known and highly reputed in the market', and attracts praise for its 'no-nonsense pragmatic approach'. Stijn Vanschoubroek, who 'combines sharp legal analysis with a cost-effective approach', led a team that acted as the bankruptcy trustee of BTR Services. The 'truly professional' Joan Dubaere and Vanschhoubroek jointly head the practice, which includes the 'hands-on and pragmatic' Anthony Van der Hauwaert. The team was strengthened by the arrivals of senior associates Sien Vermeesch and Rubben Lindemans from K Law and NautaDutilh respectively.

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