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Liedekerke assisted Veolia in its acquisition of Upgrade Bio Energy, Belgium's first organic waste biogas plant located in the Port of Antwerp

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11/02/2021

Liedekerke successfully assisted Veolia NV-SA in acquiring the organic waste biogas plant: Upgrade Bio Energy, enabling Veolia’s expansion of its scope of activities and further growth in the port of Antwerp.

The world leader in resource management, will take on the operation of the Antwerp-based biogas plant and generate 100% green electricity from biogas derived from waste. The power will be used on site by an industrial client. In this way, Veolia is supporting the sustainable development strategy of its industrial client. In addition, the plant enables the local production of high-quality fertilisers to be scaled up.

The plant in the port of Antwerp has a capacity of 60,000 tonnes, and will generate 100% green electricity from biogas derived from waste.

Liedekerke’s team advising on all legal aspects of the transaction was led by Christel Van den Eynden (Partner) and consisted of Corporate team members Jan Vreys (Senior Attorney) and Max Le Blanc (Associate), together with team members of other practice groups.

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