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Cadanz has the depth of experience to handle the full range of corporate law matters and thereby focuses both on advisory and transactional work, and also assists clients in corporate litigation.

As such, Cadanz is your ideal legal service provider for the following practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Cadanz has a broad experience in assisting its domestic and international client base in M&A processes and corporate restructurings, including management buy-outs.

Cadanz thereby assists clients from various industries during the whole process, from inception to closing.  In particular, Cadanz can assist you in:

  • Outlining a procedure for controlled auctions or other sales processes;
  • Drafting and negotiating of letters of intent;
  • Supervising and coordinating the organization of a data room;
  • Carrying out of a legal due diligence;
  • Drafting and negotiating of share purchase agreements (share deal) or asset transfer agreements (asset deal);
  • Drafting and negotiating of the financing and security interest documentation, in connection with the funding of the transaction;
  • Drawing up of shareholders’ agreements.

Venture Capital & Private Equity
Cadanz has significant experience in setting up private equity and venture capital fund structures (including domestic market structures such as Arkiv funds and Private Privak funds; fund-of-fund type of structures as well as local vehicles of international private equity houses).

Cadanz will offer sophisticated but efficient solutions to venture capital and private equity players for their investment and divestment decisions.

In particular, Cadanz is well equipped to assist private equity players on a cost-efficient basis.

Corporate Advice
Cadanz advises shareholders, boards of directors and management committees of both listed and non-listed companies on a broad range of corporate law matters including:

  • Capital restructurings;
  • Corporate governance issues;
  • Conflict solving among shareholders, or between shareholders and the board/management;
  • Setting-up of subsidiaries and branches;
  • Changes in corporate group structures (via incorporation, liquidation, merger, (partial) de-merger, transfer of (a branch of) activities, etc.;
  • Partnerships and not-for profit organizations;
  • Bankruptcies and judicial compositions;
  • Corporate housekeeping.

Corporate Real Estate
As part of their general M&A expertise, lawyers at Cadanz have gained plenty of expertise in sophisticated corporate real estate transactions, mainly assisting developers in the (forward) sale of high profile real estate projects (shopping malls, office buildings) to foreign professional investors.  Our lawyers have also assisted Belgian clients in real estate developments abroad, in close contact with professional advisors on the local market.