Marie Brasseur

Marie Brasseur

Corporate and M&A, Banking & Finance

French, Dutch and English

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2003

Marie specialises in complex national and international M&A transactions, including distressed acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. Marie also has focus on domestic and cross-border restructurings. She also has experience in various areas of banking and finance, including project finance, business restructurings and insolvency.

Marie frequently lectures at national and international seminars and conferences about M&A. She has been appointed Vice President of the Corporate and M&A Commission of the ‘Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats’. She is an active member of the International Bar Association and the Belgian business association Cercle du lac.


  • Special degree in Corporate Law (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • International Exchange Programme (Universiteit Utrecht)
  • Lic. Juris (Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve)

Selection of publications

"High growth companies and how to fund them – a red driver of economic growth", National Report of AIJA Annual Conference in Prague, August 2014

"Strategic considerations on inbound investments by M&A – how to get started as a foreign investor and what foreign investors should expect from local sellers", National Report of AIJA Annual Conference in Buenos Aires, September 2013

"Cross-border mergers and reorganisations outside the Cross-Border Merger Directive" (with J. Vermeylen) in European Cross-Border Mergers and Reorganisations (Jérôme Vermeylen & Ivo Vande Velde, eds), Oxford University Press, 984 pages, 2012


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