12 January 2018
Cresco, a premier Belgian law firm for entrepreneurs, companies and investors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yannick Verrycke, as partner, effective from January 1, 2018.
The promotion strengthens the firm’s Corporate & Technology Group. Yannick has been with the firm since its inception and has a wealth of experience in our core areas of expertise.
Yannick is a 2008 graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Antwerp and obtained an LL.M. in corporate law at KU Leuven in 2009, and venture capital at UCLA in 2012. Yannick is a member of the Antwerp Bar and is fluent in Dutch, English and French.
Yannick Verrycke assists emerging and established growth companies in a wide variety of corporate and technology matters, including venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions and strategic alliances in a broad range of sectors and industries.
He counsels companies at all stages of development – from entrepreneurs seeking company formation advice, to start-ups securing additional growth funding, and growth companies pursuing buy-and-build strategies. In addition, Yannick frequently assists technology companies in their day-to-day challenges by structuring and negotiating a wide variety of commercial transactions.
He is a frequent speaker at various accelerator and incubator programs for technology start-ups on topics such as investor readiness, corporate venturing models, co-founder arrangements, and equity incentive plans for employees.
“We are honored to welcome Yannick to the partner team, and fully expect that he will continue to use the experience, skill and work ethic he has demonstrated since joining our firm to achieve the best results for our clients.” says David Dessers, Managing Partner.
Pieter Capiau, Partner, adds: “With his unrelenting commitment, Yannick has greatly contributed to the growth of Cresco and our clients, and we are confident in his leadership while he continues to deliver clients the personalized, expert services on which we pride ourselves.”
Cresco is a renowned business law firm serving the business and legal needs of entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies and investors. Cresco’s lawyers combine years of international legal experience with business expertise acquired through extensive in-house experience at leading companies active in a broad range of sectors and industries.
Cresco provides innovative legal services to its clients' advisory, operational, litigation and transactional needs, helping to solve fundamental business issues. Cresco has market-leading capabilities and thorough experience in private equity and venture capital, emerging and growth companies, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, technology and innovation counseling, entrepreneur and executive guidance, complex commercial agreements, real estate and dispute resolution, as well as in a large variety of operational legal, contractual and strategic matters.
The firm is consistently ranked as highly recommended for its key areas in leading directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. More information: www.crescolaw.com.
David Dessers, Managing Partner Cresco
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