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Mr Matthias Wauters
Corporate and M&A / Healthcare
Partner / Managing Partner / Member of the Management Committee
Dutch, English and French.
Eubelius‘ cross-disciplinary team is regularly sought out by numerous international NGOs and domestic organisations seeking assistance in strategic, corporate and employment-based matters. The team is particularly active in the healthcare sector, assisting various market players with strategic partnerships, new site developments and regulatory compliance questions. Marieke Wyckaert and Matthias Wauters are noted for their track record in NFP transactions. Barteld Schutyser specialises in public-private partnerships and administrative litigation, while Veronique Pertry focuses on public sector employment law.
Eubelius advises private equity funds, including major international investors, portfolio companies, and the management teams of target companies on buyouts, exits, and spin-outs, as well as minority investments. Deals include domestic and cross-border transactions. The practice is led by Matthias Wauters, Erwin Destuyver, Filip Jenné, and Felix Dobbelaere.
Eubelius is active in high-level Belgian public and private M&A, working with a number of major domestic businesses across sectors, as well as with quasi-public sector organisations, private equity investors and management teams. The firm also regularly acts as Belgian counsel on international deals, leveraging its independent status. Alongside its transactional offering, the firm also has active corporate advisory and commercial contracting teams. The practice is headed up by Lars Van Bever and Marieke Wyckaert, who focus on transactions and securities offerings, with notable expertise in real estate and takeover response respectively. Managing partner Matthias Wauters is active across M&A, capital transactions, and restructurings, while Ignace Claeys is the key name in the commercial contracting and disputes team, working across a variety of industry sectors. Joris De Wolf was promoted to partner in January 2022, and specialises in public takeovers and listed company obligations.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- EU regulatory: Financial services
- EU regulatory: Information technology
- Fraud and white-collar crime
- Competition: Belgian law
- EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection
- Private equity
- Real estate and construction
- Banking, finance and capital markets
- Intellectual property
- Industry focus: Transport
- Industry focus: Energy