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.

Mars is recognised as a Thought Leader Global Elite in Project Finance (WHo’s Who Legal).

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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

What others say

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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."
The Legal 500 - Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
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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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"experienced lawyer with a good understanding of cross-border transactions."
Chambers & Partners Europe 2022
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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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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."
Chambers & Partners (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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"Marc Vermylen is very good"
Legal 500 EMEA (2021)
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Marc Vermylen

Managing Partner - Attorney at Law

marc.vermylen@loyensloeff.com

Brussels

Dutch, English, French

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

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.

Mars is recognised as a Thought Leader Global Elite in Project Finance (WHo’s Who Legal).