Within our Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice, Lydian is ranked in Tier 3. Tom Geudens and Caroline Hoste are mentioned.
Lydian is a strong choice for mid-market domestic and international banks and financial institutions, advising on a wide range of lending facilities, including asset and acquisition finance, project financing, and trade & export financing. The firm also plays a key role in complex cross-border arrangements involving major international names, alongside bonds issues and investment fund structuring and regulatory issues. 'Sharp and astute' practice head Tom Geudens has a strong record in financing transactions, capital markets work, alongside regulatory issues and debt restructuring, with counsel Caroline Hoste focusing on acquisition finance, syndicated lending, and securitisation.
Testimonials from peers and/or clients
‘Lydian’s team lead, Tom Geudens, is a very knowledgeable and skilled lawyer and a pleasure to work with.‘
‘For sheer responsiveness and user-friendliness, the team at Lydian are second to none.’
‘Tom Geudens – Very sharp and astute. Diligent and attentive. Always crystal clear in his advice, delivered in a crisp user-friendly style. He has been my go-to lawyer for banking and finance matters in Belgium for many years.’
‘The practice is unique for its technical expertise which they combine with practical solutions for the clients. This helps the clients to do their transactions swiftly and smoothly.’
‘They are pleasant to work with, dedicated and very approachable. They are very hands-on which gives you comfort that their part of the project will be dealt with in a practical and solutions based manner.’
‘Tom Geudens is a strong capable lawyer.’
‘They are very flexible, available at any time, meet deadlines, very friendly and competent, and bill quickly and fairly.’
’‘Tom Geudens and Caroline Hoste, both outstanding collaboration and break-through negotiation skills.’