Simont Braun

Belgium

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Financial and corporate

Simont Braun has strong banking and finance and M&A offerings. 

The firm’s banking team has recently largely been providing financial services regulatory advice to its clients on matters including the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2), MiFID II and GDPR implementation. The firm also regularly works on international mandates within the fintech and payment services sectors, assisting the likes of Facebook Payments, Transferwise and WorldRemit. 

Real estate M&A work formed the bulk of the activity of the M&A team recently. A further notable transaction saw the team assist the Société d'Aménagement Urbain (SAU) in the creation of the Contemporary and Modern Art Museum and Architecture Museum in Brussels. 

Recent Deal Data highlights

  • Afi-Esca acquisition of Euresa Life
  • Musée Modern Museum
  • Rewe acquisition of Lekkerland/Conway 

Client feedback 

"Excellent quality of work from the entire team. Greatly efficient, very precise with their work and always deliver on time." – Banking 

"High degree of responsiveness, and good technical understanding." – Banking 

"Strong expertise and good personal contact." – Banking 

"Very reactive and supportive. Takes a proactive stance to highlight upcoming issues and propose solutions. Very easy to work with." – Banking 

"Very pleased with their work." – Banking 

"Highly efficient." – M&A 

Philippe De Prez 

"Very professional, very knowledgeable, and a highly motivated lawyer who thinks outside the box. His interpersonal skills are also great." 

Sandrine Hirsch 

"Really committed, available and solution oriented. A true partner in thinking through issues and coming effectively to joint resolutions. Able to navigate complex political environments." 

Catherine Houssa 

"Responsive, clear-minded outlook, and gets to the point." 

Rafaël Jafferali 

"Good explanations and precise."