Mrs Audrey Zegers > ALTIUS > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banking and Finance




Audrey specialises in corporate and financial as well as securities law.

She focuses on the regulatory aspects of banking and financial services, M&A and capital markets transactions involving financial institutions, as well as on loan finance.

Audrey regularly assists Belgian and foreign corporate clients and financial institutions in both domestic and cross-border transactions.

Audrey advises clients on regulatory matters including MiFID II, PSD II, AIFMD, EMIR, IDD, AML, as well as their Belgian equivalents, and on consumer credit. She often negotiates with the competent authorities to obtain the approvals or licences that our clients need.

Audrey’s loan finance experience includes general corporate finance, acquisition finance, asset finance as well as project finance. She advises financial institutions, investors and corporate clients on credit agreements and security interests in a variety of syndicated and non-syndicated loan transactions.

Audrey regularly speaks at conferences and seminars.


Audrey is fluent in Dutch, English and French


  • Master of Laws (Université catholique de Louvain – UCL)
  • LLM Corporate Finance and Financial Regulation (University of Glasgow)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Insurance

ALTIUS‘ multi-disciplinary practice assists insurance companies, reinsurers and insurance intermediaries across a broad section of matters with advice on regulatory issues concerning M&A, the structuring of insurance distribution channels and employment mandates among the team’s key areas of focus. Contentious work including insurance coverage disputes is an additional strength. Alexander Hansebout and Jérôme Vermeylen jointly chair the practice with the former a key contact for international disputes. Fellow litigator Stijn Van Schel has a proven track record in handling liability and coverage disputes. Cross-border transactions specialist Audrey Zegers is a further key contact.

Belgium > EU regulatory: Financial services

The banking and finance department at ALTIUS – headed up by counsel Audrey Zegers – has significant regulatory expertise, advising on licensing and registration requirements, the relevant aspects of restructurings and M&A transactions, product regulations, and conduct and consumer protection rules. The firm’s funds practice also assists large international entities with their cross-border migrations to Belgium.

Belgium > Private equity

Belgian-based private equity and venture capital clients as well as international funds such as Platinum Equity instruct ALTIUS to advise on the domestic due diligence and negotiation aspects of cross-border buyouts and investments, relying also on the team’s integrated expertise across tax, regulatory, and financing matters. In addition to its transactional expertise, the team routinely advises international clients on the set-up of new Belgium-based fund structures. Tom Vantroyen and Marie Brasseur are key contacts for corporate matters, while Audrey Zegers is recommended for her financing expertise.

Belgium > Banking, finance and capital markets

ALTIUS‘ team is jointly led by corporate finance expert Jérôme Vermeylen and regulatory specialist Audrey Zegers, who together advise a roster of institutional lenders as well as corporate borrowers and investment funds on financial and payments regulations, acquisition financings, syndicated lending, and bond issuances. The team has a particular focus on assisting international clients with Belgian regulatory aspects of market entries, restructurings, and leveraged transactions.