Victor Deprez

Victor Deprez

Baker McKenzie BV/SRL


Victor Deprez is an associate in the Corporate M&A Group of the Brussels office. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2021.

Practice Focus

Victor primarily advises on mergers and acquisitions as well as other transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised VM2 Holdings, Co., Ltd. on the acquisition of Pierre Marcolini Group, Belgium's world-famous luxury chocolatier. VM2 is based in Japan and has a strong presence in Asia, in particular through its operations for the Godiva brand in Japan, South Korea, Australia and its factory in Belgium.

  • Advised a Belgian sovereign wealth fund in the acquisition of a 6% stake in a listed insurance company in Belgium.

  • Advised target company group active in the infrastructure industry in Europe regarding a management rollover of 150 managers in a buy out management buy in secondary sale transactions between two external investors valued at EUR 1 billion.

  • Advised in the sale of a scale up drone and software company making products for police, firefighter, emergency and army forces.

  • Advised external investor on its acquisition of a substantial part of the technical B2B services business from Belgium's biggest electricity company.

  • Advised a market leading Belgian insurance players on making a strategic buy and build acquisition.

Professional Honors

  • Various First Distinctions at Oxford University (2021)
  • Fernand Lazard Fellow (2021)
  • Dean's congratulatory letter top finalist business management, Lincoln University (2014)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oxford Business Law Network - Member
  • Ghent University - Alumni, Alpha Honours Association
  • Capitumni - Capitant Alumni Member

Corporate Responsibility

  • Road2Glory project


  • Brussels~Belgium (2021)


  • University of Oxford (MSc in Law and Finance) (2021)
  • University of Ghent (LLM) (2020)
  • University of Ghent (Hons.D.) (2018)
  • University of Gent (LLB) (2018)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French