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.

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Brussels Bar, 2001
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Qualifications

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

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Marc Vermylen named "Leading individual" in Banking, Finance and capital markets
Legal 500 - EMEA (2024)
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Marc Vermylen is just great. He is reliable and enthusiastic."
Legal 500 - EMEA (2024)
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"Marc Vermylen is extremely commercial, practical and straightforward in providing advice.
Legal 500 - EMEA (2024)
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"Marc is a very experienced lawyer with an outstanding reputation. He is very agile."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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"Marc Vermylen is very commercial but also technical."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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"Marc Vermylen offers experience acting for borrowers and lenders on complex transactions, including project and real estate financing. He is also well placed to assist clients with refinancing mandates."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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Marc Vermylen is ranked Band 2 for Banking & Finance
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2024)
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Marc Vermylen is ranked as Band 2 in Banking & Finance
Chambers & Partners - Global (2024)
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Marc Vermylen is recognised as Global Elite Thought Leader in Project Finance
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Marc Vermylen is recognised as Global Elite Thought Leader in Project Finance
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Our collaboration with Marc Vermylen is always highly appreciated and leads to considerable added value. We appreciate a lot his extensive experience, strong financial views, outstanding legal competence and no-nonsense approach.’
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Marc Vermylen named "Leading individual" in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Marc Vermylen named "Key lawyer" in Restructuring and Insolvency
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Marc Vermylen is Band 2 ranked for Banking & Finance
Chambers & Partners - Global (2023)
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Marc Vermylen is "very approachable and hands on," according to one enthusiastic client.
Chambers & Partners - Global (2022)
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"Marc Vermylen is our relationship partner and comes highly recommended. He is easy to reach, great communicator and manages to match his in depth legal expertise with commercial acumen."
Legal 500 - EMEA (2022)
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"Experienced lawyer with a good understanding of cross-border transactions."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2022)
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Marc Vermylen is very good
Legal 500 - EMEA (2021)
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Marc Vermylen and his team have a practical and pragmatic approach to problem-solving
Legal 500 - EMEA (2021)
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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 - Europe (2021)
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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.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2021)
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Marc Vermylen

Partner - Attorney at Law

marc.vermylen@loyensloeff.com

Brussels

Dutch, English, French

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<p>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.</p>

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.