Continued Expansion for Lincoln International in Belgium

Lincoln International has experienced a period of rapid and continuing growth advising clients in Belgium. To complement this acceleration, we’re pleased to announce our relocation to a new, larger office as well as continued investment in our people. Lincoln International is delighted to announce that Maxime Boudewyns joins the firm as Vice President in its Brussels office. Prior to joining Lincoln International, Maxime was a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London after he started his career at BNP Paribas in Brussels and London. Maxime holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Since the opening of its Brussels office in 2019, Lincoln International has grown to become one of the leading mid-market M&A advisors in Belgium. Notable cross-border transactions include the acquisition of environmental services company Desotec by Blackstone from EQT, the sale of e-learning company SiPM for Fin.Co to Levine Leichtman, the sale of engineered foams producer Foampartner to Recticel, the acquisition of chemicals distribution company Indukern for Ravago, the sale of IGS to Smile Invest and the refinancing of EverZinc for OpenGate Capital.

In addition to the addition of Maxime Boudewyns, Lincoln International is pleased to announce a new location for its office in Brussels, Belgium. Beginning June 15, 2021, Lincoln International will move to its new offices on Louizalaan, 380, Avenue Louise in the heart of the Louise district in Brussels.

“We are pleased with the development and growth of Lincoln International in Belgium since the opening of our office in Brussels in 2019” commented Eric Wijs, Managing Director & Head of the Benelux.

“We look forward to work with Maxime and the team in our new offices and further expand the firm’s presence in Belgium” added Siebrecht Declerck, Director, who is leading Lincoln International’s office in Brussels.

Maxime Boudewyns commented, “I am truly excited to join Lincoln International and forming part of its growth acceleration strategy in Belgium. I firmly believe the combination of Lincoln International’s fully-integrated global platform, strong sector expertise and entrepreneurial culture is a critical differentiator as successful businesses increase their focus on international growth through cross-border M&A.”

Summary

  • Continued expansion for Lincoln International in Belgium with a new, larger office location and vice president hire in response to accelerated client growth.

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