van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners Boosts Corporate and M&A Practice with Two New Partner Hires
01/07/2016

van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners announced today that corporate M&A lawyers Didier Leclercq and Benjamin Haberkorn joined the firm's corporate practice as partners, along with their team.

Didier Leclercq specializes in corporate law, M&A and corporate finance. In recent years, he has been advising clients in a significant number of M&A transactions. He regularly acts for Belgian and international corporate clients, as well as banks, government-owned companies and private equity houses. He also specializes in corporate finance (issuance of bonds and other instruments), complex joint-venture structures, shareholder disputes and corporate restructurings. He is the author of one of the most authoritative books on M&A law in Belgium.

Benjamin Haberkorn specializes in corporate law, M&A and private equity. In recent years, he has been advising local and international clients in a significant number of private equity investments and M&A transactions, including sales and acquisitions of companies, transfers of assets and management buy-outs. He also has extensive experience in company restructurings, international joint-venture projects and shareholders’ agreements.

Commenting on the appointment, Bertrand Wittamer, managing partner of van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners said "Didier Leclerq and Benjamin Haberkorn are two seasoned corporate lawyers recognized by their peers and clients as leading practitioners in their field. They will bring substantial additional breadth and experience to our firm’s corporate practice. We are very pleased and enthusiastic to welcome them on board." Didier Leclercq said: "We are glad to join van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners, whose partners share the same client approach as us, aiming to provide personalized legal services of the highest quality at competitive rates".

Benjamin Haberkorn added: “van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners constitutes the ideal platform to further grow our corporate M&A practice for domestic and international clients. We are delighted to join forces with van Cutsem’s corporate law team”.

 

                                   

 

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