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Michiel Vanhauwere

Associate Director

KBC Securities

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Work phone: +32 2 429 86 96
Mobile: +32 476 31 60 72

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Michiel is an Associate Director at Oaklins' member firm in Belgium, KBC Securities, where he has been working on M&A transactions and private fundraisings. Selected recent transactions include the sale of Sterima to Pollet Group, the sale of Arcq to House of Talents, the MBO of ZwartOpWit to Finco and the private fundraisings for Aldea Vastgoed, a real estate company focused on elderly care homes and certified assisted living flats.

Michiel joined KBC Securities in 2015. In 2016, Michiel co-founded the digital M&A matchmaking platform KBC Match'it. The platform is designed to bring owners of small-cap SMEs (with succession issues) in contact with a wide range of potential buyers. Previously, he was part of KBC Group's leveraged finance team. In that role he was involved in numerous Belgian and international LBO and mezzanine transactions, such as Ipcom, Xeikon, Pizza Hut and Basic Fit. He obtained a master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Leuven.