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Fabian Beullekens

Partner

Luxembourg

Beullekens Fabian
Fabian Beullekens

Partner

Luxembourg

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

Publications: 10 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 10 July 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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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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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Inactive entities are about to be removed from the Luxembourg trade and companies register

Following the statement issued by the Luxembourg Ministry of Justice in December 2019[1] , the Luxembourg Business Registers (LBR) confirmed on 13 January 2020 that it will start removing inactive…

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Publications: 05 SEPTEMBER 2019

Second shareholder rights directive: an enhanced framework for shareholder rights in listed companies

In the context of the implementation of the second shareholder rights directive (SRD II), the Luxembourg legislator has amended the law of 24 May 2011 relating to the exercise of certain shareholder…

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Office

Luxembourg

Allen & Overy
5 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 
Luxembourg

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Qualifications

Professional

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

Academic

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'.