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Fabian Beullekens



Beullekens Fabian
Fabian Beullekens



Fabian heads the Luxembourg Corporate and M&A practice of Allen & Overy. He has extensive experience in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, and equity capital market transactions, with a particular focus on financial institutions, funds / asset management and insurance and reinsurance sectors. He has considerable experience in advising clients on M&A transactions, be it on the buyer or seller side. His involvement includes a hands-on approach regarding the drafting and negotiation of transactional documentation.

Fabian is one of only a few Luxembourg M&A practitioners to be ranked consistently as a “Band 1” or “Leading Individual” by legal directories (Chambers, Legal500, IFLR1000).

Prior to joining Allen & Overy in Luxembourg in 2007, Fabian spent ten years in the M&A team of Allen & Overy’s Brussels office. He is admitted to the Luxembourg and New York Bars and is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences, including recently on M&A trends and shareholders’ agreements under Luxembourg law.

“Sources note: ‘Beullekens is really technical and has a very constructive and pragmatic approach, which is important in deals and negotiations’." 
Chambers Global

Fabian Beullekens has a ‘capacity to truly understand client needs’ and provides ‘real gravitas’ on corporate and M&A mandates within the financial services and insurance sector.” 
Legal 500

News & insights

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

New RCS requirement: all individuals registered with the RCS must obtain and provide a Luxembourg national identification number

According to a public notice recently issued by the Luxembourg Business Register, all individuals registered with the Luxembourg RCS in whatever capacity (board member, shareholder, etc.) and whether…

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

Foreign direct investments into Luxembourg: what you need to know about the new framework

A new bill of law n°7885 introduces a mandatory notification and pre-approval requirement for certain foreign direct investments made by non-European investors in a Luxembourg entity operating in a…

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Luxembourg Case Law Briefing

Publications: 06 MAY 2021

Luxembourg Case Law Briefing Corporate Law - Highlights

2021 Edition We are very pleased to present our first Luxembourg corporate law focused case law briefing.

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Publications: 09 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key considerations from a Luxembourg corporate law perspective

Covid-19 coronavirus has had a very significant impact on businesses across all sectors and many questions have arisen as regards the application of Luxembourg corporate law in this situation. 

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Admitted as Avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2013

Admitted to the Luxembourg bar under his professional home title, 2008

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 1997

Admitted as avocat, Belgium, 1996


LLM, Common Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1996

Licence, Law, Kath.Univ. Louvain-la-Neuve, 1995

Pro-bono experience

  • Champion partner for pro bono activities in the Luxembourg office.

Published work

  • He has published several articles and has been a speaker at many recent seminars, on a broad range of topics, including: 'Preserving the interest of companies and of their owners in estate planning', 'Holding companies as a controlling tool', 'From the letter of intent to the final sale and purchase agreement: What are the important legal aspects?' and 'Directive on Take-over bids: What changes should be expected'.