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Work +31 20 530 5200
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Fax +31 20 530 5299
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Web:
www.stek.com
Stek, Malu Dijkstra, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Malu Dijkstra

Tel:
Work +31 20 530 5241
Email:
Web:
www.stek.com
Stek

Work Department

Corporate / M&A

Position

Malu Dijkstra is a senior associate in Stek's corporate group and member of the heathcare team. She advises private equity firms, corporates and financial institutions on (inter)national mergers and acquisitions, management / leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, restructuring and other corporate law issues. She also regularly works with international law firms on cross-border transactions. Before she joined Stek in 2017, she worked as a corporate / M&A attorney at Loyens & Loeff for over 10 years, inluding a secondment (in 2013)  to the Loyens & Loeff Singapore office (for 6 months) and to Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro (ABNR Counsellors at law) (for 3 months).

Career

2017 (Stek), 2007 (Loyens & Loeff)

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Amsterdam Bar Association

Education

VU University (post-graduation course M&A), University of Groningen (civil law and criminal law)


Netherlands

Private equity

Within: Private equity

Clients praise¬†Stek¬†for delivering ‚Äėpartner attention whenever it‚Äôs needed‚Äô and for providing 'a good balance between legal knowledge and business interest'. In recent work,¬†Eelco Bijkerk¬†acted for Rotterdam Port Fund on its investment in Tagpoint and assisted Bencis Capital Partners with the sale of a packaging company to Jindal.¬†Dierik Cras, who is noted for his 'sharp brain',¬†is advising Ponooc on the sale of its wind turbines portfolio company. Maarten van der Graaf¬†and senior associate¬†Malu Dijkstra¬†are other names to note.

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