Carl Meyntjens

Partner

Brussels

T +32 2 542 09 69
M +32 478 769 255
carl.meyntjens@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Carl’s practice focuses on corporate and financial law. He has over 25 years experience in advising Belgian and international corporate clients, private equity funds and financial institutions in a broad range of both domestic and cross-border transactions (including real estate transactions).

He works across a variety of sectors and is referred to in all major legal directories.

Carl is an “advocaat” at the Brussels Bar and works in English, Dutch and French.

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Recent Work
  • advising an international energy company on the purchase of a major gas and electricity supplier in Belgium
  • advising a leading international waste-to-product company on its merger with a major Benelux recycling group
  • advising an international bank as secured creditor in the second largest shareholder in SAB Miller on the Inbev-SAB MIller merger
  • advising a Japanese conglomerate on the purchase and development of a major industrial site in the Brussels area
  • advising a UK private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of a Belgian listed company through a leveraged take-private transaction in Belgium
  • advising an international private equity fund on the primary (and secondary) buy-out of a leading Belgian industrial company
  • advising one of the world’s leading supply chain companies in establishing a pan-European account receivable securitisation program
  • advising a consortium of international banks in their financing of the LBO of a leading Belgian technology player.
Background

Carl joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner in the Brussels office in late 2016. Prior to that, he was a partner for 18 years (of which ten years as Managing Partner) at another major international law firm in Brussels.

Carl leads both the corporate & commercial and financial markets practices in Belgium.