2022: Let’s de-SPAC!
2022: Let’s de-SPAC!
With an abundance of capital in global markets and limited opportunities to invest in, we saw a rise of ‘SPACs’ in Europe in 2021. Will 2022 become the year of de-SPAC transactions? And will de-SPAC transactions become a true alternative to a traditional IPO or private M&A? We dive into these questions in our new NOW-podcast episode “2022: Let’s de-SPAC!”.
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ESG & Sustainable Investment

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor in the decisions of investors, companies, consumers, shareholders and policy- and lawmakers. The broadly supported awareness for the Environmental Social and Governance (‘ESG’) objectives is


Countering greenwashing is important for all market participants. This is true for issuers, for investors, but also for banks arranging an issuance.


The anti-hybrid mismatch rules of the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD2) aim to prevent situations of a double deduction and a deduction without a corresponding inclusion of the income at the level of the recipient resulting from a hybrid mismat


Luxembourg is the main jurisdiction in Europe for launching credit funds with a European strategy.

Substance & Tax Law

In recent years tax authorities have placed more emphasis on combatting the use of abusive and aggressive tax structures by companies operating across borders, to ensure fair taxation.

The European Commission recently issued a new proposal (ATAD 3)


Recently, the European Parliament (EP) almost unanimously adopted an opinion suggesting changes to the draft anti-shell Directive (ATAD3).


The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic reach across borders, industries, and legal disciplines. That is why Loyens & Loeff has set up dedicated expert teams - to offer you an integrated answer to all your legal and tax questions related to the cor


Op 12 maart 2020 werd door het kabinet aangekondigd dat vanwege COVID-19 iedereen die daartoe in staat was de komende twee weken thuis moest werken.

Digital Economy

Digital transformation is all about using the latest technology to improve your business model. Digital technology creates new business opportunities which in turn creates a whole new range of tax and legal challenges such as contracting, data protec


SMSG published its advice on potential practical challenges that may arise in the implementation of the Digital Operational Resilience Act.

How we can help

Pragmatic Solutions

When working with us, you will have access to a vast, experienced team of experts. They will support you with any query, from preparing to go public, to implementing anti-takeover measures or looking for strategic cooperations, to establishing corporate governance policies and beyond.

Full-Service Tax and Legal Support

As our client, you can rely on our team for full-service support on any tax or legal topic related to equity capital market transactions. Benefit from our specialised expertise, ranging from IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements and block trades; to right offerings, convertible bond issuances, share buy-back programmes, public M&A transactions and of course, ongoing obligations.

An International Network of Expertise

Whether your company is trading in one of our home markets (the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, or Switzerland) or elsewhere, you can always rely on our team to provide in-depth insights into local equity market conditions. Benefit from our extensive network of colleagues across all our offices and contacts at top law firms in the US, UK, APAC and elsewhere.

The world of capital markets is characterised by rapid change, increased regulation and innovation.
The need to raise funds for growth is essential for most companies and financial institutions.
As an international organisation, you face many challenges, from ever-changing regulations to complex cross-border transactions and beyond.