Global Netherlands Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
- Duco de Boer Stibbe
- Harmen Holtrop Loyens & Loeff
- Jan Willem van der Staay Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
- Jeroen Thijssen Clifford Chance LLP
- Michael Schouten De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
- Jeroen PrellerNautaDutilh
- Willem de Nijs BikHouthoff
1Allen & Overy LLPCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 1 |Allen & Overy is a renowned international law firm which boasts a market-leading presence in the M&A market in the Netherlands. The team has extensive experience in handling high-value transactions for a domestic and international client base that includes both public companies and private equity houses. Team members assist clients with joint ventures, cross-border acquisitions, divestments and investment rounds. The firm is active in transactions involving the technology, life sciences, and energy and natural resources sectors. 1De Brauw Blackstone WestbroekCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 1 |De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is a dominant firm in the Dutch M&A market. The law firm demonstrates its capacity by handling high-value cross-border and domestic transactions, assisting clients with complex divestments, public offers and funding rounds. The team is also well versed in handling private equity strategies and transactions, such as growth buyouts and minority and majority investments. Aside from acting for leading financial institutions, the firm showcases its market position by assisting clients across a diverse range of industries, including telecommunications, technology, manufacturing and retail.
2Clifford Chance LLPCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 2 |Clifford Chance has a particular focus on assisting private equity firms and other international investors with high-value transactions in the Dutch market, including advising on public offers and buyouts. The law firm also represents clients in merger agreements and joint venture negotiations. It is active on transactions across a wide range of industries, including energy, technology and telecommunications. 2StibbeCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 2 |Stibbe is a well-regarded law firm with a strong presence throughout the Benelux region. The firm is particularly adept in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising clients on high-value domestic transactions. The team is popular with both private equity houses and public sector clients, in addition to representing clients from the automotive and technology sectors. The firm often acts for investors, including on venture capital funding rounds. The lawyers also offer experience in management buyouts.
- NautaDutilhCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 2
3Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 3 |Freshfields regularly advises clients on high-value, cross-border acquisitions and divestments. Clients benefit from the team's ability to collaborate with the firm's other offices around the world on multi-jurisdictional matters. Team members have experience in private equity investments, acquisitions by consortiums and joint venture agreements. The law firm often acts on transactions involving the technology, energy and financial services industries. 3Loyens & LoeffCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 3 |Loyens & Loeff advises clients on both domestic and cross-border high-value transactions. The team acts for domestic and multinational private equity firms, as well as representing Netherlands-based companies. The firm often acts on transactions in the technology and infrastructure sectors. Clients benefit from the firm's Benelux-wide presence, as well as the team's ability to collaborate with other departments, including the firm's market-leading tax team.
- HouthoffCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability2023 | Band 3