DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 2NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Impressive corporate practice with a strong client base among Benelux and multinational private equity houses, as well as public and private businesses. Advises on matters relating to investment transactions and strategic corporate expansion, working closely with some of the firm's other departments. Often represents clients from the technology and food and beverage sectors, as well as assisting clients active in the real estate industry.

Strengths

The firm's service-minded manner is underlined by clients, one deeming it to be "customer-oriented."

Another recognises the team for its creativity, relaying how "the lawyers were very helpful in thinking about what the deal might look like."

Work highlights

Represented Gilde Equity Management in the sale of Bakker Bart to Vital Food Group.

Notable practitioners

Leo Verhoeff enjoys a client roster of domestic private equity firms, as well as Dutch automotive and international technology companies. Market commentators stress his collaborative manner, describing him as "really nice to work with." He undertakes both acquisitions and sales.

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Netherlands

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Leo Verhoeff
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