Chambers Global 2021 Rankings

Cresco is proud to announce that it has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year by the Chambers Global 2021 guide for its Corporate and M&A practice (Band 4) with David Dessers individually ranked in Band 2.

Cresco is the youngest law firm to have been ranked in Band 4 of the Corporate M&A Chambers Global guide, and is, according to Chambers, “best known for its high-quality niche in venture capital transactions, acting for both investors and companies. Additionally handles corporate transactions with a significant presence in the technology and energy sectors, assisting with acquisitions, sales and investor exits. Continues to act for a number of private equity houses on financing rounds. Also assists with the structuring and formation of growth stage investment funds.”

According to the Chambers Global 2021 and 2020 guides, David Dessers, who continues to be individually ranked in Band 2 among the top ten corporate and M&A lawyers in Belgium, advises on corporate and venture capital transactions and is particularly popular with investment firms and technology companies. He frequently advises shareholders and investment funds on sales, capital increases and joint ventures. He is particulary strong in the technology sector.

Clients laud him for “thinking outside of the box to find pragmatic solutions to risks and legal matters during negotiations.” and being “very approachable, friendly and intelligent.” Clients furthermore describe him as an “excellent negotiator” who draws praise for his “commercial and very effective approach.”

You can find the Chambers Global 2021 rankings here.


Olivier Van Raemdonck
Managing Partner
David Dessers
Founding Partner


mergers & acquisitions
venture capital
corporate venturing