Benoit d’Udekem

Vice President*
Benoit d’Udekem

Brussels, Paris

Education

Ph.D., economics and management, Université libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management; M.B.A., INSEAD; master in engineering and computer science, Université catholique de Louvain

Summary of Experience

Dr. d’Udekem specialises in the analysis of causality and damages in financial and economic litigation, including antitrust follow-on actions, financial market abuses, shareholder lawsuits, post-acquisition and valuation claims, tax matters, intellectual property infringements and IT project failures. He has assisted lawyers, filed expert reports and testified in various courts and tribunals in Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Dr. d’Udekem has worked extensively in the financial and transportation sectors, including air, rail and road projects. He has published research on the persistence of bank dividend policies and investigated the influence of nationalisation on financing costs. He lectures in the Airline Finance and Accounting Management course in the joint IATA-University of Geneva Aviation Management programme.

Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. d’Udekem was an independent expert who worked with lawyers to assess damages, and advised insurance, banking and investment groups on mergers and acquisitions, as well as other quantitative and strategic issues. He has also held senior positions at Ageas (formerly known as Fortis), where, after the breakup of the Fortis group, he assisted in valuing and restructuring hybrid capital instruments and other complex balance sheet items, and negotiated acquisitions and disposals of significant assets and liabilities.

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