Kristoffel Vermeersch is a founding partner of the Brussels (Belgium) based law firm Marx Van Ranst Vermeersch & Partners. He is co-head of the corporate, tax and finance team. He has more than 25 years of experience and specializes in corporate cross border transactions including partnerships and joint ventures, mergers and demergers, acquisitions, portfolio investments (share participations, real estate, etc.), private equity, venture capital, shareholder disputes and corporate restructuring. He also regularly advises on secured transactions and international financial transactions. He advises both local and international clients. He obtained his law degree from the university of Leuven (KU Leuven), and is also a graduate of the Tax School of Brussels, the Vlerick Institute of Management, and the University of Ghent (tax law and audit).