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Joren Jansseune

Associate
Baker & McKenzie CVBA/SCRL

Biography

Joren Jansseune is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance Practice Group of the Brussels office. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2012.

Practice Focus

Joren advises on all aspects of a broad range of financing transactions including acquisition financing, syndicated lending, real estate finance, project finance, general financing operations and security interests. Joren has advised a wide range of lenders, sponsors and borrowers on domestic and cross-border transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised the lenders in connection with the financing of the acquisition of snack producer Vanreusel by private equity firm Ergon.
  • Advised mining and metals company Nyrstar on the USD 125 million refinancing of a zinc prepayment transaction.
  • Advised molecular diagnostics company Biocartis on a EUR 24 million project financing provided by European Investment Bank.
  • Advised ING Belgium, Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis and KBC Bank on a EUR 300 million revolving facility agreement for bpost SA/NV, the Belgian postal service.
  • Advised IG Watteeuw International in connection with a EUR 210 million refinancing of the IG Watteeuw group, including the partial refinancing of the acquisition of the VCST group.
  • Advised BNP Paribas Fortis as arranger in connection with a EUR 2 billion financing of the design, construction and maintenance of 165 schools in the Flemish region.
  • Advised ING Bank as coordinator in connection with a EUR 90 million refinancing of the Studio 100 group.
  • Advised BNP Paribas Fortis as coordinator in connection with a EUR 400 million plus multicurrency revolving loan facility for Agfa-Gevaert.
  • Advised a syndicate of lenders consisting of KBC Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC Bank, JP Morgan, Barclays Bank and Société Générale in connection with a EUR 300 million revolving loan facility for Cofinimmo SA/NV, the listed property investor in healthcare real estate.

Admissions

  • Brussels~Belgium (2012)

Education

  • Ghent University (Law Degree summa cum laude) (2012)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French