Tom Van de Meirssche
Tom is a director at Oaklins KBC Securities in Belgium with more than 10 years of corporate finance experience, focusing on M&A and ECM. Tom also leads Oaklins’ human resources team in Europe, where he advised on the sale of Advipro to Normec, 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 Creafund’s investment in Sitra, the acquisition of Light&Living by BlueGem, the acquisition of Van Bogaert by Belgian Pork Group, the sale of Rima to Teugels and the sale of Eutraco.
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.