AliciaGhislain

Associate

Brussels + 32.2.645.14.43

Alicia Ghislain advises public and private companies on corporate law matters. Her practice is focused on capital market transactions (debt, equity, and equity-linked securities), mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), private placements, and general corporate and commercial law.

Experience

  • Financial institutions complete benchmark €4.5 billion Green OLO by Kingdom of BelgiumJones Day assisted the financial institutions in connection with the issuance of a benchmark €4.5 billion 2.75% Green OLO due April 2039 (the “OLO 96”) by the Kingdom of Belgium.
  • Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis, and KBC Bank complete €125 million Green Bonds by Immobel SA/NV under €325 million EMTN ProgrammeJones Day assisted Belfius Bank SA/NV, BNP Paribas Fortis, and KBC Bank, as joint lead managers, in connection with (i) the update to Immobel SA/NV’s €325 million EMTN Programme and (ii) the issue and placement to retail investors (through a public offering in Belgium) of €125 million fixed-rate 4.75% Green Bonds due 29 June 2026 (4Y) thereunder.
  • Tom&Co sold to VerlinvestJones Day assisted the shareholders of Tom&Co, a pet retail chain based in Brussels, market leader in Belgium/Luxembourg, in connection with the sale of a majority stake to Verlinvest SA, an investment company backed by the Belgian family shareholders of the controlling group of AB-InBev.
  • Buysse & Partners obtains financing for acquisition of Balak Industries NVJones Day acted as legal counsel to Buysse & Partners in connection with the financing by a syndicate of senior lenders of the acquisition of Balak Industries NV and its subsidiaries.
  • Financial institutions complete 30-year benchmark €5 billion bond offering by Kingdom of BelgiumJones Day assisted the financial institutions in connection with the issuance of 30-year benchmark €5 billion 1.40% OLO (the “OLO 95”) by the Kingdom of Belgium.
  • Financial institutions complete €5 billion bond offering by Kingdom of BelgiumJones Day assisted the financial institutions in connection with the issuance of 10-year benchmark €5 billion 0.35% OLOs (the "OLO 94s") by the Kingdom of Belgium.
  • BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA and KBC Bank NV provide acquisition financing of Planet Group by CreafundJones Day acted as legal counsel to BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA and KBC Bank NV in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the Planet Group by Creafund.
  • Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas, and KBC Bank complete €125 million Green Bonds by Immobel SA/NVJones Day assisted Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis, and KBC Bank, as joint lead managers, in connection with the issuance and placement to retail investors (through a public offer in Belgium) of €125 million 3% Green Bonds due May 12, 2028 by Immobel SA/NV, the largest listed real estate developer in Belgium.