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Johan De Bruycker is a partner at ALTIUS, where he heads
the banking and finance team. His team specialises in banking,
finance, insolvency and capital markets, and advises clients on
leveraged and acquisition finance, project finance, structured
commodities, export finance, asset finance, asset-backed
securities and financial services.
Mr De Bruycker also arranges complex financial
arrangements for clients, including senior bank, bridge and
high-yield financing, often in cooperation with tax law firm
Tiberghien.
He has been involved in groundbreaking cases involving
the application of the EU Insolvency Directive in relation to
non-Belgian insolvency proceedings.
Mr De Bruycker has recently advised banks and financial
institutions on, among others, refinancing of asset-based
financing, amendment and restatement credit facility
agreements and loan and guarantee agreements. He assists
clients on the Belgian legal aspects of preparing F-4 exchange
offer registration statements and filing them with the Securities
and Exchange Commission.
Mr De Bruycker is a member of the International Bar
Association and the European Society for Banking and Financial
Law, and is a past chairman of the EC Lawyers’ Association.
He is also the editor of ALTIUS’s
Dictionary of Banking and
Capital Markets Terms Used in Belgium and Luxembourg
.
Mr De Bruycker has often been praised for his accomplished
legal, commercial, business and communication skills. He is
regularly singled out for his detailed and timely legal advice and
for his excellent working relationships with clients based outside
Belgium, who appreciate his well-informed and highly business-
oriented approach. His ability to establish strong links with
international firms, as well as his knowledge of both the Belgian
and international players on the Belgian market, is widely
appreciated. Mr De Bruycker is recognised as a leading lawyer
by several legal publications, such as
Legal 500
and
Chambers
and Partners
.
ALTIUS
Tour & Taxis Building
Havenlaan 86C B414,
Avenue du Port
1000 Brussels
Belgium
T
+32 2 426 14 14
F
+32 2 426 20 30
De Bruycker, Johan
ALTIUS – Partner
johan.debruycker@altius.com | www.altius.com
Winner – Banking, Belgium
What clients said
“He has been our lawyer for a long time and has
always provided us with great legal and business
advice.”
“He is proactive, knowledgeable and, above all,
reliable.”
“We are comfortable that the quality of advice
we receive from him is worth every penny.”