Corporate and M&A

The life cycle of each enterprise encounters developments that shape the future. Whether mergers, acquisitions, restructurings or investments, Schuermans advocaten explicitly positions itself as a ‘deal-maker’ in the strategic transactions of enterprises.

We advise enterprises, directors and shareholders on all aspects of corporate law.

Our practice includes:

  • advice and assistance in the fulfilment of corporate governance (board of directors, shareholders’ meeting, …)
  • founding, dissolution and liquidation of companies
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • restructurings
  • share buybacks
  • management buy outs
  • transfer of business assets
  • shareholders agreements
  • directors’ liability
  • auditors’ liability
  • disputes between shareholders and/or directors and permanent representatives
  • succession in family businesses
  • capital increases, investment and financing operations
  • associations.

Examples

Cross-border consolidation of Belgian and Dutch familial waffle producers through an equity transaction.

Acquisition by a Dutch cosmetics manufacturer of the branch of a Bel-20 competitor.

Transfer of all shares in a medical software developer to a Bel-20 imaging company.

Rejection of the nullity of an SPA between two Euronext Brussels listed companies.

Management buy-outs, including in the field of drug registration and construction.

Merger between the Belgian subsidiaries of a Dutch logistics group.

Rejection of the claim for annulment by a minority shareholder of the merger of two operating companies of a Euronext Brussels listed holding company.