Nico Goossens is a senior partner at Argo.
Nico specializes in capital market operations (initial public offerings, public takeover bids and public to private transactions), corporate finance, venture capital and private equity, mergers & acquisitions and financial services regulations.
He brings expert level skills to the team on both transactional and advisory practices as well as a long-standing, highly appreciated litigation practice experience, primarily focused on corporate litigation.
"...an excellent lawyer – pragmatic in negotiations and in the execution of the deal. He knows the market environment well."
He earned law degrees from the University of Antwerp (Law degree, 1991), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M, 1992) and the Catholic University of Brussels (Postgraduate degree in Company Law, 1995). He also has a bachelor degree in Philosophy (1988). Nico is the author of several articles on various topics of company law.
Chambers Global (2015) recommends Nico for the practice area of "Corporate/M&A" Belgium as "an excellent lawyer – pragmatic in negotiations and in the execution of the deal. He knows the market environment well."
Chambers Global (2016) indicates: "Clients describe department head Nico Goossens as a "business-minded person who gives legal advice in a way you can use it," adding: "He has a great combination of intelligence, experience, knowledge and humour. His broad scope of focus encompasses capital markets, corporate finance, venture capital, private equity and M&A."
In IFLR1000 (2016) he is mentioned as a "leading lawyer" for M&A work and described as "intelligent, pragmatic and fun to work with."