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Buren

WORLD TRADE CENTER, STRAWINSKYLAAN 1441, TOWER C, LEVEL 14, 1077 XX AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 333 8390
Fax:
Fax +31 20 333 8399
Email:
Web:
www.burenlegal.com
Amsterdam, Beijing, Shanghai, The Hague

Pieter van den Berg

Tel:
Work +31 70 318 4816
Email:
Buren

Work Department

Transaction services and Finance and insolvency, partner.

Position

Pieter van den Berg is a lawyer and head of the M&A practice of Buren, with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and insolvency. Both as a lead and co-counsel he has advised clients of different sizes (some of them listed companies) on national and cross-border transactions. In addition, Pieter acts as a trustee in bankruptcies.

Career

He is a member of the Dutch Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA) and Insolad, the Association of Insolvency Lawyers. Pieter is a board member of several institutions and initiatives, including ACCESS Facility, a global organization supporting effective problemsolving for Company-Community conflicts.

Languages

Dutch and English.

Education

After obtaining a law degree (private law and business law) from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1995 Pieter van den Berg has been working as a lawyer. He completed a specialisation training Insolad/Grotius Insolvency law (2003) as well as Mergers and Acquisitions (formerly Corporate Transactions) (2006).


Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&a

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a

'Commercially oriented and providing pragmatic advice', Buren has offices in  Amsterdam, The Hague, and Luxembourg, and a strong Asia-facing practice thanks to its offices in Beijing and Shanghai. Pieter van den Berg, Paul Deloo, and Tjeerd Aghina are the notable partners and senior associate Coen van der Mark is also recommended. The group advised Valeant Pharmaceuticals on the merger of Netherlands-based Valeant Europe into a Hungarian pharma company. Recent arrivals include Jan Holthuis, who specialises in Chinese law, and Damien Berkhout who joined from Stibbe.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Buren has a broad restructuring and insolvency offering, especially for trustee work; senior associate Laurens Prickartz was appointed as trustee in bankruptcy for Fine Asian Gourmet (aka Sticky Rice). Martijn Vermeeren and Pieter van den Berg co-lead the group.

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