Yves is a transactional lawyer specialized in cross border M&A and private equity transactions.
Yves started his career with Linklaters de Bandt in 1999, where he worked in corporate finance in Brussels, London and Luxembourg. After a brief stint with the United Nations in Kosovo in 2005, he moved to the Middle East in 2006. In the Middle East, he worked for Clyde & Co in Abu Dhabi, the private office of a prominent Saudi family and most recently for a boutique firm in the UAE, where he advised on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions on behalf of a diverse clientele (including sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, private equity investors and UHNWIs). He also held a teaching assignment at the Paris Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi.
Yves holds a Masters of Law from the Catholic University of Leuven and an LLM in Banking and Finance from King`s College London.
Yves is a member of the Brussels` Bar.
He is fluent in Dutch, English and French and conversant in German.