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  • Chambers and partners – Europe and Global

    Within Corporate/M&A, Peter De Ryck is ranked in Band 4. 

    Chambers Europe and Global states: Peter De Ryck routinely assists with acquisitions and restructurings. According to one client, he is "dedicated, a nice guy to work with and of course he knows his stuff." 

  • Legal 500

    Within Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Lydian is ranked in Tier 3 and Peter De Ryck is mentioned.

    The corporate and finance team at Lydian attracts praise for its 'deal experience, knowledge and pragmatic approach', and is active across a broad range of sectors and counts ASIT Biotech, Michelmersh Brick Holdings and Secufund among its new clients. Peter De Ryck, who splits his time between Brussels and Antwerp, heads up the team alongside Patrick della Faille; De Ryck has particular experience in private equity and real estate transactions, while della Faille is a key name for distressed companies, which he advises on judicial restructuring mandates.

    Testimonials from peers and/or clients

    ‘A balanced team which is able to provide the full range of services and best value for money on smaller M&A deals.‘

    ‘The team is methodical and clear in their advice.‘

    ‘Peter De Ryck has excellent negotiation skills.‘

    ‘Peter de Ryck and senior associate Elske Bleeker stand out.‘

  • IFLR1000

    Lydian is ranked in Tier 4 M&A and our Partner Peter De Ryck was ranked as "Highly Regarded" by IFLR1000 in September 2019. As IFLR1000 explains, this ranking rewards lawyers who are "highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong transactional record and positive client feedback".

    Client feedback:
    “A good team that are always accessible, have short communication lines, meets deadlines and provides overall good quality.”

    "Peter De Ryck is responsive and commercially minded." 

    "Peter is a good professional with a commercial attitude.”

  • Leaders League

    Lydian is ranked as "Highly recommended" in the categories Mergers & Acquisitions (with Peter De Ryck and Tom Geudens) as well as Private Equity in the Leaders League ranking 2019.