Peter is a partner and heads the Corporate and M&A practice of Lydian.
Peter has a particular focus on:
- corporate law
- mergers and acquisitions
- private equity
- venture capital
- real estate
- equity capital markets
Expertise and experience
Peter is a trusted adviser to industrial and strategic buyers, private equity and corporate finance houses, financial institutions and real estate investors.
He is especially active in the food and beverage, leisure, transport, service, insurance, energy and ICT sectors.
Peter graduated in 1996 with a law degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He obtained a diploma in European law from the ULB’s Centre des Études Européennes in 1997 and subsequently followed additional postgraduate programmes in Company Law at the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel (KUB) and Business Administration (EHSAL - 2006). Peter was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1998.
He has lived in New York and London and a large part of his education was in English.
Publications and speaking engagements
Peter lectures regularly on corporate law and M&A.
Chambers Global, Chambers Europe 2019 – ranked, Corporate / M&A: “gives the confidence that I will get perfect service”
Legal 500 EMEA 2019 – recommended, Commercial, Corporate and M&A
IFLR1000 2019 – highly regarded, Restructuring and Insolvency, M&A
Elected Managing Partner of Lydian for the term January 2016 – January 2019
Peter is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA).