Pierre specialises in banking and finance law and also covers related corporate law matters. He deals with a variety of financing transactions, such as: acquisition finance, export finance, project finance and asset-based lending. He is also knowledgeable about investment funds.
Pierre handles commercial contracts concerning the development and financing of infrastructure projects. Some of these projects are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Pierre is involved in leveraged finance transactions and corporate lending across a wide range of sectors. He is familiar with LMA based finance documentation and drafts Belgian security documentation. Pierre works on a daily basis with colleagues in various locations on cross border deals and understands the dynamics of a complex financing transaction.
Pierre is equally familiar with financial regulatory issues that range from general banking rules to Fintech matters. He follows very closely the changing landscape in the financial markets and its impact on the day-to-day operations of financial services providers.
Prior to working at ALTIUS, Pierre gained experience in the financial services sector by working both at Ernst & Young Financial and Legal services as well as within the legal department of Euroclear SA/NV.
Selection of publications:
- Nina Methens, Pierre Vanholsbeke, “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: can a company be incorporated through contributions consisting of cryptocurrencies”, published on the ALTIUS blog Digital Angle and the American Chamber of Commerce newsletter