Thomas Jacques

Associate, Dubai



Thomas is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice and a member of the Private Equity team.

Thomas advises corporate clients, private equity funds and financial institutions on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, disposals, joint ventures, equity investments and co-investments, equity capital markets and on all aspects of general corporate.

Bars and Courts
Brussels Bar
Luxembourg Bar (Liste IV)
Master of Business Design
Domus Academy
Master of Law
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Bachelor of Law
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Luxembourg address: 14 rue Eugène Ruppert, L-2453 Luxembourg


Representative experience includes:

Representation of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) in the (indirect) sale of shares in VTG AG (VTG) to a consortium of Global Infrastructure Partners and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) valuing VTG with approx. EUR 7bn.

Representation of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa on the disposal of its Luxembourg subsidiary Keytrade Bank Luxembourg S.A. to Swissquote Bank SA.

Representation of the founders of Graanul Invest on its sale to funds managed by the affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc

Representation of Mubadala in relation to its US$ 281 million global Reg S secondary offering of its shares held in Cosmo Energy Holdings, one of the largest, fully integrated oil refining and marketing companies in Japan.

Representation of Mubadala Investment Company on a co-investment with Warburg Pincus for the US$2.6 billion acquisition of the pharma intelligence business of Informa, a British publishing, business intelligence, and exhibitions group.

Borealis as selling shareholder in connection with the US$2 billion IPO of Borouge on the Abu Dhabi Exchange (ADX), a JV between Borealis and ADNOC.

Representation of Naturepak Limited and Evergreen Packaging International LLC in the sale of their Saudi joint venture (Naturepak Beverage) and its Moroccan subsidiary, to Elopak ASA.

Representation of the shareholders of IHS Holding Limited, Africa's biggest independent operator of mobile phone networks, on the largest ever initial public offering of an African company on the New York Stock Exchange, raising US$378 million for a total valuation of US$7 billion

Representation of TruKKer on its US$100m Series C funding round, with key investors including Mubadala and Investcorp.

Representation of Starwood Capital Group and its operating partner Avara Oy on the sale of a residential portfolio in Finland to Orange Capital Partners.

Representatio of Oaktree Capital Management in the €115,200,000 quasi equity financing of the hotel asset manager Paris Inn.

Representation of a private equity firm company Cobepa on the sale by Five Arrows and BIP Investment Partners of their minority stake in the Socotec Group to Clayton Dubilier & Rice.

Representation of Financière Colisée SAS in connection with the acquisition of Armonea Group NV, making it the 4th leader in the elderly care segment in Europe.

Representation of a European investment company in connection with its acquisition of a significant shareholding in a Belgian listed company.

Representation of the investors of a Luxembourg listed company in connection with transactions on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and regulatory requirements.

Representation of a European investment company in connection with certain governance and structuring matters in Luxembourg.

Representation of ABB on its acquisition of Intrion Group, a Belgium-located system integrator specializing in intralogistics automation solutions for warehouses and distribution, food and beverages and pharmaceuticals.

Representation of private equity firm Cobepa SA on the acquisition of a majority stake in Enoplastic S.P.A., a leading global player in the manufacturing of closures for the wine & spirits industry and the execution of a strategic agreement with the shareholders.

Representation of Monizze SA, a Fintech payment solutions provider and subsidiary of Up Group, on its acquisition of 50 percent of the shares in Springbok Media SPRL.