The Centre for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts of Vlerick Business School is supported by three corporate partners: Gimv, BDO and Bank J.Van Breda & C°.

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Gimv is one of the leading Private Equity and Venture Capital investment funds in Belgium and a long term partner of the school. With offices in Antwerp, Den Haag, Paris and Munich, GIMV is active all around Europe. They invest in four platforms, being Connected Consumer, Health & Care, Smart Industries and Sustainable Cities. They support companies that are active in the entire life cycle, from start-up and young innovative talent, to established companies with the ambition to become a trendsetter. Further information can be found at

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BDO is an international consulting firm specialised in tax- & legal advise, in audit & assurance consulting, in accounting & reporting and in transaction & business services.  They have a strong presence in the Belgian market with 9 offices. Further information can be found at

Bank Van Breda - Partnership Vlerick Business School

Bank J.Van Breda & C° is a Belgian bank, solely focused on entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals. They are specialised in personal, pro-active guidance, and they help systematically build, manage and protect the professionals assets. Further information can be found at


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