Tom Van de Meirssche
Tom is a director at Oaklins KBC Securities in Belgium, with a focus on M&A and ECM. He also leads Oaklins’ human resources team in Europe, where he advised on the sale of Arcq to House of Talents and the sale of t-groep to Gilde Buy Out. Other recent transactions he has worked on include the sale of Eutraco, a transportation and logistics company; the acquisition of Light&Living, a leading brand in affordable decorative lighting and home decor accessories, by BlueGem Capital Partners; the sale of Rima, a reliable slaughter, deboning and cutting house and wholesaler of fresh, high-quality pork and beef in Belgium, to Teugels; and the IPO of Sequana Medical, a Swiss medical technical company in the field of fluid overload in liver disease and heart failure.
Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Tom spent five years as an M&A advisor at Deloitte. Between 2010 and 2012, he was part of an early stage startup focused on easing the infrastructure management process with a data center. Tom has a master’s in commercial engineering from the University of Ghent and obtained a postgraduate qualification in corporate finance from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium.