Mr Tom Vantroyen > ALTIUS > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Corporate and M&A.




Tom Vantroyen was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1998. He trained at the Brussels office of an international law firm before joining ALTIUS in 2000. He became a Partner in 2008.

Tom has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on a broad spectrum of corporate matters, with a focus on transactional work.

Tom’s corporate practice combines a mixture of Belgian and cross-border M&A work. He regularly advises private equity firms, management and corporates on mergers and acquisitions, disposals and restructurings.

Tom has worked on transactions in many industry sectors throughout his career, including the life sciences/healthcare, media, technology and hospitality sectors.

He also represents the firm as an associate member of the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the European Venture Capital Association.


He is fluent in Dutch, French and English.


Tom is a member of the Tax and Legal Committee of the Belgian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and of the European Venture Capital Association.


  • Special Degree in Economic Law (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • Juris (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Private equity

ALTIUS‘ clients include domestic and international private equity and venture capital funds, equity investors and mezzanine providers, alongside sector-specific funds and other investors. The firm handles cross-border and Belgian buyouts, recapitalisations, and exits, as well as early-stage venture capital investments and financing transactions. The ‘flexible‘ and ‘transparent‘ team is led by Tom Vantroyen and Marie Brasseur, both experienced in complex transactions.

Belgium > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Primarily active in the mid-market, ALTIUS is a prolific adviser on domestic M&A, and also regularly acts as Belgian counsel on complex cross-border transactions, enjoying productive relationships with a number of international law firms. Alongside transactional work, the team also has expertise in restructurings, finance, and corporate tax issues. The team is jointly led by Jérôme Vermeylen, who focuses on M&A, joint ventures, and reorganisations, M&A specialist Tom Vantroyen, and Marie Brasseur, who advises on cross-border transactions, private equity investments, and restructurings.