Maurits Arnauw is a senior associate in the Corporate & Finance Practice Group.
He focuses on all corporate law matters, and in particular on mergers and acquisitions (both in national as in an international context). Maurits has also a specific expertise in capital markets transactions and complex infrastructure and public-private partnership projects. Maurits is part of the Liedekerke Start-up Team and advises (international) investors as well as start-ups and scale-ups on various business law matters.
He holds a master’s degree in law from Ghent University (UGent 2014) and a master’s degree in general management from Vlerick Business School (2015).
Maurits is a member of the Brussels Bar since 2015 and joined Liedekerke in 2017. Before joining Liedekerke, Maurits was part of the Corporate/M&A department of an international law firm.
Vlerick Business School (Master’s degree in General Management) 2015
Ghent University (Master’s degree in Law) 2014
Assisting Colruyt Group with several investments, including, most recently, in Smartmat/Foodbag (2022), the Seaweed Company (2022) and PlugInvest (2022)
Assisting Dept on the acquisition of digital studio Dogstudio (2022)
Assisting the sellers with the sale of E-POWER, E-POWER, a manufacturer of generators, to Vybros (2022)
Assisting Aquila Capital with its investment Ruien Energy Storage (RES), a joint venture with Nippon Koei (listed in Japan), YUSO and Aquila Capital focussing on a battery energy storage system in Ruien (Belgium).
Assisting Bekaert on several capital markets transactions, including its 2019 and 2020 retail bond offerings and 2022 share buy-back programme
Assisting Belfius Bank as sole arranger in the EUR 45 million inaugural retail bond offering of MG Real Estate (2021)
Assisting Maxim Group as US bookrunner in a private placement of shares by Bone Therapeutics (2020)
Assisting several Irish issuers with the migrations of their shares to Euroclear Brussels following Brexit (2020)
Memberships & Admissions
Member of the Brussels Bar
Vlerick Business School Alumnus