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Monard Law

MECHELSESTEENWEG 64 BUS 101, 2018 ANTWERP, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 3 286 79 40
Fax:
Fax +32 3 286 79 41
Email:
Web:
www.monard-dhulst.be
Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt

Pieter Van den Broeck

Tel:
Work +32 (0) 3 286 79 40
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.com
Monard Law

Work Department

Commercial
Corporate and M&A

Position

Associated Partner specialized in corporate law in the broadest sense with a focus on transactions (including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, distressed M&A…) and advisory work. Broad experience in corporate real estate transactions. Advising both domestic and foreign clients looking to invest/divest in Belgium and abroad.

Career

May 2013 - ...: Associated Partner Monard Law (Antwerp)
2008- April 2013: Senior Associate Liedekerke (Brussels)
September 2001 - December 2007: (Junior) Associate Liedekerke (Brussels)

Languages

Dutch (native)
English (fluent)
French (fluent)
German (passive)

Member

AIJA - worldwide leading association of career-building laywers - Member of the Executive Committee (www.aija.org)
VOKA - Flemish employers' association Oost-Vlaanderen
Belgian Corporate Finance Association (https://bcfa.eu/)
Belgian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (http://www.bva.be/)

Education

1996-2001 Master of Law (Ghent University) (great distinction)
2002-2003 Additional Master in Company Law (Universities of Leuven and Brussels) (great distinction)
2015-2016 Executive Course “Advisor of family-owned business” at the EHSAL Management School (Brussels)


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The commercial, corporate and M&A team at Monard Law is instructed on a range of transactions for its impressive client roster, which includes Carrefour, Danone and Generali Belgium. The team assisted Simac Techniek with negotiating a purchase agreement for 70% of the shares of Wavetel, as well as with a subscription and shareholders agreement with the majority owner of shares. In another work highlight, Katrien Vorlat led a team advising Dekra Belgium on its acquisition of Allianz Belgium's insurance claims adjusting business. Natalie Ulburghs, Nicole Segers and Kristof Zadora are key names to note. Benoit Samyn and Pieter Van den Broeck were recently promoted to the partnership. Other changes to the team include Maxime Monard's promotion to associate partner.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

The 'trustworthy and accessible' corporate and commercial team at Monard Law frequently handles private equity and venture capital transactions. A team led by recently promoted partner Pieter Van den Broeck ('practical, focused and very pragmatic') assisted Invale and BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity with the acquisition of a majority stake in Stoffels. In another highlight, the group acted for the owners of Diresco on the sale of the company to an entity controlled by Creafund. Katrien Vorlat assisted Dawn Capital with a follow-on investment, as part of the series C equity round by Showpad. Recently promoted associate partner Maxime Monard is noted for venture capital transactions.

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