Octave Hustinx


Octave advises companies and investors on corporate cross-border and domestic matters. 
His focus is on private M&A transactions and related commercial agreements, including advising on private acquisitions and disposals, auctions and joint ventures. Octave has represented local and international clients on both sell and buy-side transactions across a wide range of sectors, such as infrastructure and transport, life sciences and manufacturing and chemicals. His clients include large corporates, founding shareholders, family offices and private equity houses.


Representative matters

A provider of renewable products on EUR 1 billion acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group.

A subsidiary of an airline holding company on divestment of Ground Services business.

NCOI (Salta Group) on acquisition of Tio Teach.

Delphy on its sale to AgriFORCE Growing Systems.

Pro bono

Advising Circle Economy on Business Partnership Agreement



Admitted as Advocaat, Netherlands, 2017

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Ondernemingsrecht (Company law)


Corporate Law LLM, VU Amsterdam, 2016

Post-graduate Mergers & Acquisitions, VU Amsterdam, 2021


Dutch, English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.