Tom has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on a broad spectrum of corporate matters, with a focus on transactional work.
Tom’s corporate practice combines a mixture of Belgian and cross-border M&A work. He regularly advises private equity firms, management and corporates on mergers and acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. Tom has worked on transactions in many industry sectors throughout his career, including the life sciences, healthcare, media, technology and hospitality sectors.
He also represents the firm as an associate member of the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the European Venture Capital Association.
- Special Degree in Economic Law (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
- Lic. Juris (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
- Tom is fluent in Dutch, French and English
Selection of publications
- “Joint Ventures in Belgium”, Belgian chapter in a comparative handbook on JVs in The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2012. (with W. Timmermans and E. Goldschmidt).
What our clients say about us
“ALTIUS’ people are always dedicated to find flexible and tailor made solutions within short time constraints. We highly appreciate their transparency.” – Legal 500, 2022
“A top team of lawyers with the expertise of a top tier international firm, but with the partner involvement and accessibility of a smaller independent firm. They offer solid legal analysis combined with a pragmatic approach.” – Legal 500, 2021
“I thought they were excellent – they were efficient and responsive. I was very pleased.” – Chambers Europe, 2021
The lawyers “not only give theoretical advice, they are able to explain the advantages and inconveniences of the solutions in practice.” – Chambers Europe, 2021
“Tom Vantroyen approaches issues with serenity and proposes imaginative solutions.” – Legal 500, 2020
Tom Vantroyen “knows what really matters, steers the client through issues and goes the extra mile.” – Legal 500, 2018