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Dimitri van Hoewijk

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Van Doorne

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Healthcare & Life Sciences, M&A transactions, private equity, joint ventures and venture capital.


Dimitri is part of the Corporate team and member of our Healthcare & Life Sciences team. He is an expert in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions, joint-ventures, participations and regulatory matters in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

Dimitri advises businesses, the corporate sector, (private equity) investors and healthcare providers, (international) manufacturers and distributors of medicinal products and medical devices. He focuses particularly on the healthcare and life sciences industry and has specific expertise in regulatory matters relating to (reimbursement and market access of) medicinal products, medical devices and digital health.

His combination of legal disciplines and understanding of the business needs of pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies maximizes value for his clients, from start-up or private equity owned companies, to large pharmaceutical and medical device companies. 

Dimitri is also part of the Technology Transactions team.This integrated and multidisciplinary team of experts gives advice to clients with regard to transactions which include distinctive technology components.


English, Dutch


Dimitri studied Dutch law (law and business administration) in Groningen (1998).



Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

Within: Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

Van Doorne's team heads, Willemien Bischot and Dimitri van Hoewijk, serve an extensive client base including private equity company NPM Capital which it advised on the merger of its healthcare portfolio company NL Healthcare with Bergman Clinics. Van Hoewijk in particular 'stands out as a one-of-a-kind dedicated corporate healthcare partner'. In other work, the practice advised digital healthcare service provider Topicus Healthcare on its participation in NetQ, the patient data collection company. Marg Janssen left in April 2018 to become a full-time judge.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Van Doorne¬†is a popular choice for sponsors and management. Practice head¬†Onno Boerstra¬†advised the board and senior management of Akzo Nobel on their participation in the company's ‚ā¨10.1bn acquisition by The Carlyle Group. In other work,¬†Jeroen Sombezki¬†assisted Atomico Ventures with its ‚ā¨51m investment in cloud communications company MessageBird. Friso Foppes¬†and Dimitri van Hoewijk¬†are also recommended.

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