Christophe Balthazard | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Christophe Balthazard
Christophe Balthazard

Christophe Balthazard

Local Partner, Brussels

T +32 2 239 25 29

E [email protected]

“responsive” (Legal 500 2017) and “a very good technical lawyer who is highly responsive, efficient and very pleasant to work with” (Chambers 2018)


Christophe Balthazard is a local partner in the Corporate and M&A practice of White & Case. He focuses on the Luxembourg practice.

He specializes in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures with a particular focus in the private equity, insurance and reinsurance and FIG sectors.

Bars and Courts

  • Luxembourg Bar


  • Master of Arts, Université Paris X-Nanterre
  • Master of Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles


  • French
  • English


Advising ExxonMobil on their joint ventures with Russia's Rosneft and on the impact of the EU sanctions thereon.*

Advising Veon (formerly VimpelCom) on the joint venture of their telecom business in Italy (WIND) with CK Hutchison's (3 Italia).*

Advising KBC on the disposal of KBL European Private Bankers S.A., its Luxembourg-based private bank subsidiary for a total consideration of EUR1.050 billion, and related post-acquisition claims.*

Advising CVC on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of R Cable, a Spanish telecoms provider.*

Advising CVC on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of Spain’s largest private hospital company, IDC Salud Holding S.L.U., also known as Quironsalud.*

Advising CVC on the acquisition of Corialis, a European manufacturer of aluminum profiles and systems.*

Advising Riverside on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of MEC3, a manufacturer and marketer of ingredients and formulas for gelato and pastries.*

Advising Riverside on the acquisition of Euromed, a Spanish business-to-business manufacturer of herbal extracts.*

Advising Pamplona on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a majority stake in Alvogen, a high-growth pharmaceutical company.*

Advising 3i on the acquisition of a stake in EURO-DIESEL, the leading provider of Diesel Rotary Uninterruptable Power Supply systems.*

*Matters handled prior to joining White & Case