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Bram Caudri

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Bram specialises in mergers and acquisitions (including corporate takeovers, joint ventures and other types of collaborations). His work focuses on M&A transactions with an international dimension. He represents both domestic and foreign private equity investors and strategic parties. Bram is a member of the International Bar Association and the International Association of Young Lawyers.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Houthoff’s ‘reliable, diligent’ practice provides ‘sound, pragmatic advice, fast’. Private equity expert Bram Caudri, who made partner in January 2017, is ‘someone you want on your side’; he and Michiel Pannekoek acted for Jac Capital and Wise Road Capital on their over $2.7bn acquisition of NXP Semiconductors’ standard products business unit. ‘Excellent strategistWillem de Nijs Bik is an expert in corporate governance and energy M&A; the ‘high-energyMaurits de Haan has ‘an eye for detail’. Jan-Paul van der Hoek heads the department.

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Private equity

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Bram Caudri - Houthoff

Within: Private equity

Excellent in all respects’, Houthoff’s ‘responsive, flexible’ department has ‘in-depth knowledge’ and ‘an understanding of potential political difficulties and sensitivities’. Michiel Pannekoek and the ‘very knowledgeable, very clearBram Caudri advised JAC Capital and Wise Road Capital on their approximately $2.7bn acquisition of NXP Semiconductors’ standard products business unit.

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