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Ivan is an associate in King & Spalding’s antitrust practice. He has significant experience advising clients on EU antitrust and competition issues, including working on multi-jurisdictional merger control filings, global cartel investigations, distribution agreements, technology transfer agreements, compliance and abuse of dominance cases. In this connection, Ivan regularly deals with the European Commission and national competition authorities around the world.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Ivan worked in the competition practice of another international law firm in Brussels and at the Cartels Directorate of the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition (DG COMP).

Ivan holds a JD from the University of Ghent, Belgium and an LLM in International and European Law from the Institute of European Studies Brussels. He is fluent in Spanish, Dutch, English and French. 

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Credentials

Master in International and European Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, summa cum laude

Master of Laws, University of Ghent, Belgium, cum laude

Brussels

Dutch

English

French

Spanish

Matters

Advising Al-Dabbagh on the merger control filings related to its 50% acquisition of its Flexible Packaging Joint Venture

Advising private equity fund SK Capital on its investment in VanDeMark, a phosgene manufacturer.

Advising MetLife on the creation of a real estate joint venture with PGGM.

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Advising Al-Dabbagh on the merger control filings related to its 50% acquisition of its Flexible Packaging Joint Venture

Advising private equity fund SK Capital on its investment in VanDeMark, a phosgene manufacturer.

Advising MetLife on the creation of a real estate joint venture with PGGM.

Advising Electrolux Pro on its acquisition of Unified Brands.

Advising Syncreon on its acquisition by Dubai Ports World.

Advising Dana on its acquisition of the thermal automotive management business of Modine.

Advising Kustomer on its acquisition by Facebook.

Advising Transurban on the creation of a toll roads JV with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, AustralianSuper and UniSuper.

Advising Ingredion on its acquisition of PureCircle.

Secured the unconditional merger clearance in 13 jurisdictions for the creation of the JV between BASF and Solenis with relation to their paper and water chemicals business.

Secured the European Commission's Phase I approval for the $9.2 billion sale of Orbital ATK to Northrop Grumman.

Advising Investment Corporation of Dubai on various acquisitions in the aviation and shipping sectors.

Advising Longview Aviation Capital on its acquisition of the Dash 8 turboprop aircraft line from Bombardier.

Advising One Rock Capital Partners on various acquisitions.

Advising PPG on the hostile takeover of Akzo Nobel.

Advising Telekom Srbija on its purchase of exclusive broadcasting rights for the UK Premier League in Eastern Europe.

Advising F45, a global fitness provider, on a sponsorship agreement with BioSteel, a sports hydration drink-provider.

Advising Texas Instruments on the roll-out of its new distribution system.

Advising the World Federation of Advertisers on day-to-day competition law compliance.

Matters

Advising Al-Dabbagh on the merger control filings related to its 50% acquisition of its Flexible Packaging Joint Venture

Advising private equity fund SK Capital on its investment in VanDeMark, a phosgene manufacturer.

Advising MetLife on the creation of a real estate joint venture with PGGM.

See more
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Matters

Advising Al-Dabbagh on the merger control filings related to its 50% acquisition of its Flexible Packaging Joint Venture

Advising private equity fund SK Capital on its investment in VanDeMark, a phosgene manufacturer.

Advising MetLife on the creation of a real estate joint venture with PGGM.

Advising Electrolux Pro on its acquisition of Unified Brands.

Advising Syncreon on its acquisition by Dubai Ports World.

Advising Dana on its acquisition of the thermal automotive management business of Modine.

Advising Kustomer on its acquisition by Facebook.

Advising Transurban on the creation of a toll roads JV with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, AustralianSuper and UniSuper.

Advising Ingredion on its acquisition of PureCircle.

Secured the unconditional merger clearance in 13 jurisdictions for the creation of the JV between BASF and Solenis with relation to their paper and water chemicals business.

Secured the European Commission's Phase I approval for the $9.2 billion sale of Orbital ATK to Northrop Grumman.

Advising Investment Corporation of Dubai on various acquisitions in the aviation and shipping sectors.

Advising Longview Aviation Capital on its acquisition of the Dash 8 turboprop aircraft line from Bombardier.

Advising One Rock Capital Partners on various acquisitions.

Advising PPG on the hostile takeover of Akzo Nobel.

Advising Telekom Srbija on its purchase of exclusive broadcasting rights for the UK Premier League in Eastern Europe.

Advising F45, a global fitness provider, on a sponsorship agreement with BioSteel, a sports hydration drink-provider.

Advising Texas Instruments on the roll-out of its new distribution system.

Advising the World Federation of Advertisers on day-to-day competition law compliance.

Credentials

Master in International and European Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, summa cum laude

Master of Laws, University of Ghent, Belgium, cum laude

Brussels

Dutch

English

French

Spanish