Paul Van Hooghten advises Belgian and international private equity houses, multinational companies, and financial institutions on corporate law and corporate restructurings, international and domestic M&A, joint ventures, private equity, takeover bids, and equity offerings. He has more than 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and has worked in Belgium and New York City.
Paul is author of several publications on corporate and commercial law, including the book The European Takeover Directive and Its Implementation published by Oxford University Press. He is a regular speaker at conferences and a guest lecturer at the University of Brussels. Paul is a director and officer of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.
Paul has been named a leading Belgian lawyer in corporate M&A in many legal publications, including Chambers Global.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Master of Comparative Law [M.C.L.] 1984); University of Leuven (J.D. magna cum laude 1983)
- Dutch, English, French