With over 13 years’ Transactions experience, Pieter Wygaerts has led a broad range of projects and possesses deep expertise in financial due diligence (both buy- and sell-side) for both Belgian and international clients. Pieter spent part of his career in Boston, and has run highly complex carve-out transactions for large international groups and worked on numerous Private Equity transactions.
Pieter joins Eight Advisory Brussels to share his expertise and further develop the Transaction Services division. “I am very enthusiastic. Eight Advisory has a robust entrepreneurial spirt and a client focused culture, with very experienced and dedicated teams. The cooperation and proximity between the international teams and those based in France, Germany and the UK in particular, allow it to carry out large-scale transactions with a high degree of fluidity.”
Pieter Wygaerts earned a degree in business engineering from the Leuven University and has a master’s in Business Strategy. He speaks Dutch, French and English fluently and is very proficient in German.
Eight Advisory’s Brussels office employs about 30 individuals and enjoys a fully dedicated Transaction Services division. In 2019, Eight Advisory Brussels assisted in numerous transactions, including, for example, Colisée’s acquisition of Armonéa.
“The Transaction Services division of Eight Advisory’s Brussels office, whose expertise is recognized in the Benelux M&A market, is continuing to grow. The arrival of Pieter Wygaerts and his profound Private Equity experience further bolsters the quality of a team that is already strong and due to grow rapidly,” stated Philippe Fimmers, Managing Partner of the Brussels office.