Skip to content

Ranking tables

Europe Netherlands Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

This section covers both public and private company transactions. Typical work includes company and share acquisitions, dispositions, capitalisations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements, securities and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. Priority is placed on primary representatives, those acting for buyers and sellers, whilst those acting for financial advisors, underwriters and the banks financing such transactions are also considered.

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. DLA Piper Nederland
    1
    DLA Piper Nederland
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper is a particularly popular choice for private equity firms, acting on both the buy and sell sides of mid-market transactions. The law firm is well regarded for management buyouts and joint venture agreements. The team often represents clients from the technology sector. Clients benefit from the firm's full-service approach and ability to coordinate cross-border transactions through the firm's global network.
  2. Lexence
    1
    Lexence
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Lexence is a strong Dutch firm with a notable focus on advising founders, shareholders and company management on divestments. The law firm also has an impressive track record assisting clients with acquisitions, as well as representing them in mergers and joint venture agreements. The team offers additional experience acting on both sides investment and fundraising rounds.
2
Band 2
  1. AKD
    2
    AKD
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    AKD is a well-known Benelux firm that assists clients with acquisitions and divestments, including by way of auction sales, squeeze-out proceedings, demergers and public takeover offers. The team has experience in domestic and cross-border transactions. Team members also represent clients in investment rounds.
  2. deBreij
    2
    deBreij
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    deBreij is a notable Dutch M&A boutique with a strong focus on advising Dutch companies, shareholders and private equity houses on transactions. The law firm has particular recent experience in transactions in the technology, financial services and life sciences sector. The team also handles cross-border transactions, often involving Germany or the Nordic region. Additionally team members advise on venture capital investments into startups.
  3. 2
    Jones Day
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Jones Day is well known for handling cross-border transactions, with the Dutch team often working alongside lawyers from the firm's other offices around the globe. The firm's lawyers have notable experience representing clients in auction sales, as well as assisting with financing rounds and market exits. The law firm acts for private equity houses and Dutch and international listed companies.
  4. Stek
    2
    Stek
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Stek is a Dutch law firm with experience across a wide range of domestic and cross-border M&A mandates, often acting on transactions in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors. The team advises on financing rounds, auction sales, carve-outs, joint venture agreements and demergers. The firm represents both private equity houses and selling shareholders in transactions.
  5. Van Doorne
    2
    Van Doorne
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Van Doorne offers a broad-ranging corporate practice, assisting mid-cap Dutch and international clients with acquisitions, divestments, share capital transactions, auction sales and management buyouts. The law firm also advises clients on funding rounds and joint venture agreements, as well as corporate restructurings and corporate governance issues. The team often acts on transactions in the food and beverage and retail sectors.
  6. Baker McKenzie
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. 3
    JB Law
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    JB Law is a boutique Dutch firm with a strong track record in domestic and multinational acquisitions and divestments. The team also has experience in joint venture agreements and corporate restructuring mandates. JB Law often acts on transactions in the technology sector. Team members represent both private equity companies and founders and shareholders.
  2. Van Campen Liem
    3
    Van Campen Liem
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Van Campen Liem is a prominent domestic corporate boutique acting on a range of Dutch-based M&A transactions. The firm also has experience advising investors and target companies on venture capital funding rounds. Team members also assist clients with the Dutch aspects of global restructuring projects.
  3. Simmons & Simmons LLP
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  4. Vriman M&A Lawyers
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
4
Band 4
  1. BarentsKrans
    4
    BarentsKrans
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 7 Years Ranked
    BarentsKrans is a notable mid-market outfit that often advises clients on transactions in the technology and packaging sectors. The team represents Dutch companies in both the buy and sell sides of transactions, as well as assisting private equity investors. The law firm also acts on establishing joint ventures and buyout transactions.
  2. CMS
    4
    CMS
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 7 Years Ranked
    CMS is particularly active in cross-border M&A transactions, often acting for clients from the technology sector. The team also has experience advising clients on venture capital investments. CMS is popular with private equity houses for advice on transactions. The law firm additionally assists clients with joint venture agreements. Clients benefit from the firm's wide-reaching international network.
  3. Florent
    4
    Florent
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Florent is a Dutch law firm that often assists clients with M&A transactions in the technology and food and beverage industries. The team also advises clients on venture capital investments. Team members are well placed to offer counsel on the Dutch aspects of multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  4. Osborne Clarke NV
    4
    Osborne Clarke NV
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    Osborne Clarke's Dutch team often acts on cross-border M&A transactions alongside the firm's other offices, frequently advising multinational companies on the acquisition of Dutch targets. The team also has a strong focus on venture capital mandates, representing both investors and beneficiaries. The law firm has a number of clients from the technology sector. Team members also act on spin-outs and auction sales.
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  6. Orange Clover
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
    Europe 2022 | Band 4