Marc Vermylen
Managing Partner Belgium - Attorney at Law

Marc Vermylen

Marc Vermylen is Managing Partner of Loyens & Loeff Brussels. He is a member of Loyens & Loeff’s Banking & Finance Practice Group and heads the global Projects Team at Loyens & Loeff. He is recognised worldwide as an expert and influential lawyer in banking law and finance law.

About Marc Vermylen

Marc has substantial experience in project finance, secured financing, clearing & settlement and securitisations. He is renowned for his expertise in asset-based financing, Euroclear-related matters and financing of large energy projects. His clients include investors and lenders. He acts as Belgian counsel to ISDA and banking associations constituting Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft regarding industry opinions. 

Marc is viewed internationally by clients and peers as an authority in renewable energy financing. He is mentioned in his field of expertise as leading expert by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe), The Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000. He is also ranked in A Word About Wind’s global Legal Power List for the third consecutive year and is also recognised as an expert in banking law and finance law by the Best Lawyers guide.

Marc has also received the recognition in 2020 by Who’s Who Legal as Global Leader and Global Elite Thought Leader in Project Finance.

What others say about Marc

Chambers & Partners Europe - Edition 2021 - Banking & Finance 

A source lauds Marc Vermylen as "number one" for project finance work, while a client reports that he "brings a lot of knowledge and experience to a deal and is a good party to have in your negotiation." As well as advising lenders on project finance, Vermylen also assists with leveraged financing and acquisition financing.

One client praises Vermylen's "deep securitisation knowledge," adding that he is "very commercial and always comes up with solutions to mitigate various legal and structural risks." Another interviewee comments that Vermylen "is great to work with - he is able to clearly explain issues but also present them with solutions to achieve the results clients are looking for."

Chambers & Partners - Edition 2021 - Banking & Finance 

A source lauds Marc Vermylen as "number one" for project finance work, while a client reports that he "brings a lot of knowledge and experience to a deal and is a good party to have in your negotiation."

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2020 - Banking finance and capital markets - Leading individual

"Marc Vermylen and Jan Missoul are excellent in getting things done and managing complex negotiations with numerous parties involved."

Legal 500 EMEA - Edition 2021 - Banking finance and capital markets 

"Marc Vermylen and his team have a practical and pragmatic approach to problem-solving"

"Marc Vermylen is very good"

Membership

  • Brussels Bar, 2001

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts in International Law Studies and Conflict Management, Johns Hopkins University Bologna, (Italy), 1991 and Washington D.C., United-States, 1992)
  • Postgraduate degree in Economic Law, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), 1990
  • Law degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 1989

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

T: +32 2 743 43 15
M: +32 475 52 31 66
E: [email protected]

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