Eric Deltour
Partner | Brussels
Eric Deltour

Eric Deltour, who spent more than ten years in the U.S., focuses his practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and international arbitration. Mr. Deltour represents and advises domestic and international clients in transactions such as buy-outs, acquisitions, takeover bids, shareholders’ agreements and joint venture structures.

He is regularly recommended for corporate/M&A and matters including dispute resolution in Chambers Europe and Chambers Global, PLC Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500 EMEA, European Legal Experts and Global Counsel Mergers & Acquisitions Handbook.

  • A Belgium-based investment company publicly listed on Euronext Brussels on several high profile matters.
  • Leading privately-owned life sciences/lab group, Labo Collard, in its sale to Synlab.
  • A subsidiary of The Eastbridge Group, a Luxembourg private investment company, in the acquisition of a 25 % shareholding stake in Immobel SA/NV, a leading Belgian real estate developer listed on Euronext Brussels.
  • One of the world’s largest customized armored vehicle companies, based in the U.S. with operations in Europe, Middle East and South America to a large Chinese automotive group.
  • A UK-Belgian consortium in the sale of an earth observation satellite using hyperspectral technology to the Government of Vietnam.
  • A portfolio company of a large U.S. private equity firm in the acquisition of a large European industrial company based in the Netherlands and Germany.
  • Private shareholders in one of the world's largest beverage companies in their combination with another leading company in the industry.
  • Family shareholders in the sale of a majority stake in one of Europe's leading spa and wellness centres to a Turkish investment group.
  • The acquisition of Belgium’s leading French-speaking TV and radio group, RTL Belgium, by media groups, Rossel and DPG Media, from Luxembourg-based CLT–UFA, controlled by the German-based Euronext-listed company, Bertelsmann.
  • First Heritage Brands, controlled by the Fung family in Hong Kong, and the Belgian-based Schwennicke family, in the sale of 100% of the shares of Delvaux (a world renowned and iconic Belgian-based luxury leather goods and handbag manufacturing company created in 1829) to Swiss-based Richemont International.
  • Private shareholders in the sale of Newpharma Group, the Belgian market leader in online sales of parapharmacy and OTC products, to Euronext-listed Colruyt and Korys.
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    • Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis
    • Université Catholique de Louvain, J.D., 1982, cum laude
    • Columbia Law School, Amsterdam Summer Program in American Law, 1984
    • Brussels