Recent deals

    A few examples of deals include:

    FINANCE

    • Issuance of a retail bond, a convertible bond and hybrid bonds (> 1bn Euro).
    • Project financing transactions for clinical trials (> 100m USD).
    • Divestment of a business unit in a multi-country deal in IMM (> 500m Euro).
    • Credit facility issuance (> 1.5bn Euro).
    • Loan agreement from an international public institution (> 250m Euro).
    • Tender of shares to various investment banks (> 20m Euro).

    COMMERCIAL

    • Research alliance agreement between a Belgian top player in biotech and an international pharmaceutical company.
    • Research alliance agreement with a major Belgian university.
    • Research, development and commercialization agreement with a Japanese pharmaceutical company.
    • Various licensing in / out deals, amongst others with Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Korean companies, for the Asian market.
    • Various licensing in/out deals and distributor/agency or supply agreements, with Middle Eastern companies, for the Middle Eastern market.
    • Setting up the export control - sanctions laws compliance (OFAC, BIS, ...) for a medtech company.

    CORPORATE

    • Insider dealing program for a listed company.
    • Corporate governance program for a listed company.
    • Affiliate restructuring program of a listed company.

    IP

    • Setting up the IP department of a start-up IVD company, determining the IP strategy of the company and organizing the IP awareness and trainings.
    • Setting up the IP-strategy, including subsidies & grants (>3.5m in 3 years) as well as resolving or settling several major patent litigations in an EU-wide patent litigation, for the EMEA HQ of a Japanese listed company.

    DATA PRIVACY

    • Implementation of data privacy regulation in Belgium for a German listed medtech company.
    • Program manager data privacy implementation for a Belgian listed health & wellness company.
    • Acting as Data Privacy Officer for a Belgian listed company.

    TRAINING

    • LES – Drafting a License Agreement – Workshop
    • Guberna – Governance Program training (speaker)
    • In-house training at client's site on:
      - healthcare compliance
      - sanction laws
      - contracts in the pharma and medtech sector: do's and don't
      - data privacy
      - IP and subsidies