Tom Matthijs

Local Partner, Brussels

Biography

Overview

Tom Matthijs is a local partner in our Brussels Transactional Practice Corporate and M&A practice. He advises financial investors and corporate clients on both public and private M&A transactions, joint ventures and capital market operations in Belgium and internationally. He also has broad experience in infrastructure and energy transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case, he worked for several years in the Brussels and London offices of a major international law firm.

Bars and Courts
Brussels Bar
Education
Postgraduate, Corporate Finance
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
LLM
University of Chicago
Masters in Law
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Bachelor in Law
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Languages
Dutch
English
French
Spanish

Experience

Advising Perrigo in connection with the acquisition of Omega Pharma NV,  a Belgian based supplier of branded OTC pharmaceuticals, for a transaction value of €3.6 billion.*

Advising Siemens on the acquisition of LMS International, a Belgium based engineering company specialised in mechatronic simulation software, testing systems and engineering services, for an amount of €680 million.*

Advising HSH Nordbank in connection with the sale of its 25% stake in Northern Diabolo PPP project, which links the Brussels Airport to the Belgian long-distance railway to International Public Partnerships Limited (INPP).*

Advising a European utility company in connection with the proposed acquisition of all shares of Enfinity NV, a Belgian company specialised in developing solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.*

Advising AB InBev in connection with the post-closing restructuring following  the acquisition of Mexico-headquartered Grupo Modelo SAB for a transaction valued at €15.88 billion.*

Advising Transport for London in connection with the acquisition and financing of rolling stock in an amount of £250 million.*

Advising Thinkfree, an affiliate of Hancom Inc. (the Korean global office software provider), in connection with its acquisition of iText Group, a Belgian company engaged in the development of PDF software.*

Advising a pension fund investor in connection with the proposed privatisation of the largest Flemish distribution system operator for gas and electricity.*

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.