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Clifford Chance LLP

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 2NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong team with significant presence on cross-border private equity transactions. Frequently represents notable Dutch clients in corporate matters including joint ventures, divestments and acquisitions. Acts on a number of high-profile transactions in the financial services, chemical and technology sectors. Noted for its international capabilities, assisting multinational companies with cross-border M&A projects facilitated by its global network.

Strengths

Clients underline the team's ability to get things done, with one identifying "the efficiency in the approach" and summing up: "We are able to work faster and smarter together with Clifford Chance."

Work highlights

Represented CACEIS Bank in a EUR187 million public offer for all shares in Kas Bank.

Notable practitioners

Gregory Crookes advises pharmaceutical companies, retailers and media groups on transactions ranging from acquisitions to divestments. His diligence is highlighted by clients, one asserting that "his advantage is that he understands the numbers in and out."

Hans Beerlage represents international and domestic private equity clients in acquisitions and disposals. Interviewees endorse his formidable style, one characterising him as "very hard-working and tough in negotiations."

Jeroen Thijssen is active on both the buy and sell sides of transactions for a clientele of banks and private equity firms. He is praised by one client as "very quick, and he serves his clients in the best manner to make things work."

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Corporate/M&A

Clifford Chance LLP

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Location

Droogbak 1A

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1013 GE

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Netherlands

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability


Gregory Crookes
Band 3
Hans Beerlage
Band 3
Jeroen Thijssen
Band 5